All enquiries for Baptisms should be made to Mrs Sheila Roth 01924 464242 or
click here for email. You should bea 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 / christening.
Or the traditional Christening service.
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 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 might 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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Weddings Please contact John Halliday (see contact page)
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
Funerals - please contact Diane Goodwin ( see Contact page)
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.
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Weddings Baptisms or Funerals please contact
Please leave a message with your telephone number and will get back
FEES you can expect to pay to the church
click here.for wedding fees and funeral fees