Here at St Matthew’s & St Wilfrid’s we want to make your wedding personal and memorable for you, our Church is a special place and there are some things about a church wedding that you just can’t get anywhere else.
More than quarter of all marriages in England take place within a Church of England church. All are welcome to marry in church regardless of belief, whether or not applicants have baptised, or even go to church. A church wedding will add a spiritual dimension to your marriage. The service includes God and looks to Him for help and guidance. God’s blessing is the main attraction for many couples, whatever their beliefs.
The Vicar has a very particular role to play in your wedding. We can blend ancient tradition and modern experience to reflect your story. Getting to know the Vicar will help make your wedding personal, memorable, meaningful and beautiful.
Our beautiful church building offers many years of history. Imagine all the couples who have married here at St. Matthew’s, some of whom may well be within your family. You can feel you’re becoming part of history itself, the bigger plan, by marrying in the same place as your relatives. We know these sorts of connections make your day even more special.
If you are interested in being married at St Matthew’s Church please come along and speak with our Vicar at the Arches Cafe (every friday here between 11am and 1pm) or use the contact us plage to make an appoitment at a more suitable time.