CONTACT see the NEWS page for Contacts during May- 3rd August 2015
for Weddings Baptisms or Funerals
Rev Sue Clarke 01924 450746 please leave a message with your telephone number and she will get back to you if she is out when you ring
click here for email
FEES you can expect to pay to the church
click here . Always check these with the Rector as they are a little complex. We welcome you to our church for these services of Funerals and Weddings. There is a minimal fee for the Baptism certificate .
Funerals -the first approach to the church is usually made by the funeral directors
All churchyards are coverered by Diocesan Regulations and at the moment we have to still use the ones for the old Diocese of Wakefield - pending the decision from the new Diocese of Leeds on what the new ones will say.
Click here to see them
see also the separate section on the churchyard here
Welcome we are delighted you are considering being married in Thornhill Parish Church. If you are doubtful about whether you may be married in church please ask.
The Church of England has a website explaining what is understood by ‘Christian marriage’, what the church service involves, and some of the legal considerations - find it here
Weddings are often planned a long time ahead because of other activities in the church, the fees for a wedding can be seen in the link at the top of this page
A quarter of all weddings take place in a Church of England church. We average around twenty weddings per year in our church. Some couples hold a Service of Blessing after taking their civil vows in a Registry Office.
wedding at Thornhill
During your Christening service you will be baptized as a Christian. The Church of England has a new website explaining all about the wonderful journey with God that you will embark on - find it here.
The Baptism can be held within the main service at , or during a separate service on Sunday afternoons.
Baptism is a sign of new life in Christ. Baptism is a happy time for families - If you are interested in baptism, or in having your child baptised, you should contact the Rector ( see information above) for information and advice.