Thornhill Parish Church
Serving the local community
Bookings are now being taken again BUT as our Rector is ill there may be a substantial delay. and under the Covids 19 restrictions parties are limited to a TOTAL of 30 people
All enquiries for Baptisms should be made to churchwardens
or ring 01924 509818
We offer a separate service on the afternoon of the second Sunday of the month - please, do get in touch to find out more information and to be baptised at Thornhill Church you should be a resident of the Parish or have close family connections.
There are two options to welcome your new baby; first of all a Thanksgiving Service if you wish to recognise the gift of your new baby with Families and Friends but not have a full baptism service.Or you could choose the traditional Christening service.
During the Christening service you will be baptized as a Christian. 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 Thanksgiving, or in having your child baptised, you should contact the Rector 01924 450746
There are NO FEES for Baptism or Thanksgiving services but we do take a collection
Baptism services will normally take place once a month, with a maximum of three individuals on each date.
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Bookings are being taken again under the Covid 19 restrictions which limit the total persons in church to 30.
John Halliday 01924 509818
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 ten 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
Funerals - please contact Diane Goodwin ( see Contact page) Thes are only available under the Covid 19 regulations which limits Funeral Parties to 30 people in church.
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 . 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.
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Weddings Baptisms or Funerals please contact
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You need to add together the Fees for the local church and the National Statutory fees as below.. These are your guide but please ask when you get in touch.
and below for Statutory Fees