Thornhill Parish Church

Serving the local community

Christening

During your Christening service you will be baptized as a ChristianThe Baptism can be held within the main service at 9.30 a.m., 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

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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.C of E baptism page      

  If you are interested in baptism, or in having your child baptised, you should contact the Churchwardens 01924465329

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Whilst we are in the period of vacancy, Baptism services will take place once a month, with a maximum of three individuals on each date.

These dates are 18th June, 16th July, 20th August, 17th September, 15th October, 19th November, 17th December and 21st January

If you would like to arrange a Baptism please get in touch with the Churchwardens, contact information can be found on the Welcome page*

Weddings

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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

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  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

C of E weddings

 Funerals 

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

C of E funerals


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
01924465329

Please leave a message with your telephone number and  will get bac

FEES you can expect to pay to the church

click here.for wedding fees and funeral fees