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Assistance in preparing for your wedding.

The attached download  will answer many questions that you may have in preparing for your wedding day in the Parish of Sutton Forest. You can start with this checklist:

0         Book the Church, date and time

0         Pay Administration Fee for Church booking

0         Book into a Marriage Preparation course

0         Attend a Sunday Church Service

0         Meet the Minister

0         1st wedding interview with the Minister

0         Do the 'Notice of Intended Marriage' (NOIM) Form and return it to the Minister

0         Show Original Birth Certificates to Minister

0         2nd wedding interview with the Minister

0         Make final payment for the Church, Minister, Verger and Organist (if applicable) at least one month prior to wedding date.

0         Prepare an Order of Service and send to the Minister for proof reading. Include 1 or 2 Bible readings and Music choices.

0         Arrange Wedding Rehearsal with Minister

Notify the Parish Office of Florist's details and organise Florist's access to the Church

Confirming your Wedding Booking

Your arrangement to be married in the Parish of Sutton Forest is confirmed by paying the Administration Fee and speaking with the Minister following a Sunday Service, unless circumstances make this unrealistic and an alternative meeting is organised. Attending a Church Service will help you feel comfortable in Church and so make your wedding day more enjoyable as well as helping you to get to know the Minister.

The Wedding Information PDF Download Click here

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