Congratulations - you're getting married! You are welcome to marry in church whatever your beliefs, whether or not you are christened and whether or not you regularly go to church.
Have a look at yourchurchwedding, which will help you with some of the decisions that you will need to make before that special day.
A wedding is one of life’s great moments, a time of solemn commitment as well as good wishes, feasting and joy. St John tells us how Jesus shared in such an occasion at Cana, and gave there a sign of new beginnings as he turned water into wine.
Marriage is intended by God to be a creative relationship, as his blessing enables husband and wife to love and support each other in good times and in bad, and to share in the care and upbringing of children. For Christians, marriage is also an invitation to share life together in the spirit of Jesus Christ. It is based upon a solemn, public, and life-long commitment between a man and a woman, declared and celebrated in the presence of God and before witnesses. On their wedding day, the bride and bridegroom face each other, make their promises, and receive God’s blessing.
We welcome enquiries from those who wish to be married at Wymondham Abbey. However, there are certain criteria that you must meet in order to be married at a Church of England place of Worship, which are:
If you wish to make an enquiry about getting married at the Abbey, please attend a service and speak to a priest afterwards, or contact us.
Weddings - useful downloads:
Music - Organ music - for the entrance of the bride and exit of the newlyweds
Music - Choir anthems - for during the signing of the register