During your Christening service you will be baptized as a Christian. 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 and a Baptism is a happy time for families
The Church of England has a new website explaining all about the wonderful journey with God that you will embark on and has lots of information for parents, godparents and guests - click on the image below.
If you are interested in baptism, or in having your child baptised, you should contact the Rector Sue Clark for information and advice, details are below
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. A quarter of all weddings take place in a Church of England church. We average around twenty weddings per year in our church. As well as marrying in church, some couples hold a Service of Blessing after taking their civil vows in a Registry Office.
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 bottom of this page
Bea and Steven's wedding
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 - click on the image below
The first approach to the church is usually made by the funeral directors. The Church of England has a website to help you at this difficult time, click on the image below
All churchyards are covered by Diocesan Regulations . New regulations which we have to abide by came in on the 23rd February 2017 see them on the churchyard page here particularly before ordering headstones.
Weddings Baptisms or Funerals please contact
Rev Sue Clarke 01924 450746
Please leave a message with your telephone number and she will get back to you or click here for email
FEES you can expect to pay to the church
click here.for wedding fees and funeral fees
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 .