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Baptisms, Weddings & Funerals

Before making an enquiry about baptisms, weddings (including banns) and funerals, if you want to check whether you live in the parish of St Giles with St Mary’s, please go to the following website www.achurchnearyou.com and type your postcode into the box. Your nearest parish will be shown. If you don’t live in the parish but have strong connections with us, it may still be possible to have a baptism, get married or have a funeral for a loved one. Please talk further with us. The Church of England website gives details about ‘qualifying connections’ which enable couples to marry even if they are not resident in the parish.

Baptisms

Here at St Giles’ Church we hold baptism services for both adults and children. You can discover all you need to know about Church of England baptisms and confirmations on the Church of England website.

If you live in the parish and require further information about arranging a baptism at St Giles’ Church, please contact us or come along to the church between 10:30 to 11:30 am on any Saturday morning.

Weddings

The stunning interior of St Giles’ Church provides the perfect venue for your wedding. You can discover all you need to know about Church of England weddings and blessings on the Church of England website.

If you live in the parish and require further information about arranging a wedding at St Giles’ Church, please contact us or come along to the church between 10:30 to 11:30 am on any Saturday morning.

Funerals

The death of a loved one can be a distressing time for both families and individuals. Many people choosing to hold a funeral service at the church find it a great comfort where they can enter the next phase of bereavement. You can find further information on organising a funeral on the Church of England website.

If the deceased formally lived in the parish and you would like to arrange a funeral at St Giles Church, please speak with your chosen undertaker who will contact us.