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Marriage

Marriage is intended by God to be a creative relationship, which allows husband and wife to love and support each other in good times and in bad. Marriage is the foundation of family life in which children may be born and nurtured. The gift of marriage brings husband and wife together in the delight and tenderness of sexual union and joyful commitment. A wedding is one of life’s great moments, a time of solemn commitment and joyful festivities.

 

Can I get married at St. Andrew’s Church?

The Parish of St. Andrew’s covers much of the coastal area of Gorleston. For those who are resident in the Parish, on the Electoral Roll of the Church, or have a qualifying connection with the parish church, arrangements to get married at St. Andrew’s are straightforward.

 

How much does it cost to get married?

Parochial Fees prepared by the Archbishop’s Council apply nationally.

The current fees from March 2023 are:

    

Marriage Service £505.00

Publication of Banns £34.00

 

Additional nominal fees set by the Church Council (locally) may also apply to cover running costs and provision of an organist and/or the robed choir (if required). The church has equipment for playing audio, video and for live-streaming your wedding.

 

Next Step

To enquire about getting married at St. Andrew's please contact the Church Office or the Vicar using this form, or you can come along to the Church on the first Thursday evening in the month from 6.30 to 7.30pm for our Vestry Evening where you can find out more details. (NO Vestry Evening in November.)

 

I’ve Got Questions

Visit the Church of England website for more information on frequently asked questions about marriage.

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