In our churches we have an open policy for all of our services. We just need to make sure that the right people know that you would like to have a service with us. With weddings we also have to make sure that you are able to be legally married in our church. We will be able to help you with that as well.

Christenings & Baptism

Anyone can get in touch with a church to find about having their child christened. During a christening your child will be baptized with water. It’s the start of an amazing journey of faith for your child and a special day for all your friends and family.  Adults can be baptized too. Contact the Abbey and Benefice Office if you’d like to know more.

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Marrying in church is personal, meaningful and spiritual just as you want it to be. Churches are special and unique places to get married in – the prayers, promises and the whole service of celebration become part of your marriage, on the day itself and beyond. Contact the Abbey and Benefice Office if you’d like us to be involved in your special day.

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Confirmation is about wanting to take the next step on your journey as a follower of Jesus Christ. We hold confirmation services every year or so. if your journey is leading to a public affirmation of your faith please contact the Abbey and Benefice Office for more details.

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Funerals and Covid-19

For those suffering the loss of a loved one at this time and unable to attend a funeral service, the Church of England have also provided a number of resources including a simple reflection for you to use at home on the day of the funeral.

For mourners: a simple reflection at home on the day of a funeral you can’t attend

Funerals sympathy card for download


A church will always be there to help you through one of life’s most difficult times. A Church of England-led funeral is available to everyone, giving support before, during and after the service, for as long as it’s needed. If you would like us to accompany you through the loss of a loved one please contact the Abbey and Benefice Office.

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Vocation means what you are called by God to be and do. For some, this is a specific calling to ministry. For others, it could mean serving God through faithful discipleship in everyday life. Everyone has a vocation. What’s yours? If you want to explore your vocation further please contact the vicar, Canon Claire Lording.

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