Life Events at St Laurence’s
Life Events during COVID-19: Baptisms, Funerals & Weddings
We recognise that many of you might be feeling anxious about how these changes will affect any upcoming funeral or wedding services. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us
The latest national Church of England guidelines during COVID-19 are available here. Funeral services and wedding services can now resume in the church building, with social distancing measures and limits on how many can attend.
The information below was written before social distancing came into effect.
Baptism in the Church of England is an important part of the Christian faith journey for individuals, families and the wider worshipping community. We hold baptism services around 4 times a year as part of our regular Sunday worship.
We invite those preparing for baptism and their supporters, or parents & godparents in the case of children, to join us for baptism preparation sessions a couple of weeks before the baptism service.
The next baptisms in 2020 at St Laurence’s Church are: to be confirmed
If you would like to enquire about getting baptised or bringing your children for baptism on this date, please complete one of the forms below and contact firstname.lastname@example.org
If you’re looking to get married and would like to explore having a wedding service at St Laurence’s Church, please email the church office. Our Church administrator will arrange a time to meet you to explain the process of getting married at St Laurence’s church and check to see if you have a ‘qualifying connection’.
The cost of a wedding in Church at St Laurence’s is around £500 in 2020.
There is more information about weddings at the Church of England Weddings website.
Funeral services at St Laurence’s and the local crematorium or cemeteries can be arranged through your Funeral Director.
Please ask them to contact Laura in the church office directly on 02476 667460 or email email@example.com
There is more information about funerals at the Church of England Funerals website
It is often possible to arrange funerals on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays.