Weddings

The first step in arranging a wedding is to make a formal request. This is the process which determines whether or not you qualify, legally, to be married at St Johns. The following ‘qualifying connections’ are legally recognised.

 *Either the bride or groom was baptised at St John’s.

 *Either the bride or groom was confirmed within the Church of England, and was prepared for confirmation at St John’s.

*Either the bride or groom has a parent or grandparent who was married at St John’s.

*Either the bride or groom currently has their usual place of residence in the parish of St John’s.

*Either the bride or groom has had their usual place of residence in the parish of St John’s for at least 6 months at some stage during their life.

*Either the bride or groom has a parent who has had his or her usual place of residence in the parish for at least 6 months during the bride or groom’s lifetime.

*Either the bride or groom has habitually attended public worship at Church of England services in the parish of St John’s, Hillingdon for at least 6 months.

*Either the bride or groom has a parent who has habitually attended public worship at Church of England services in the parish of St John’s, Hillingdon, for at least 6 months during the bride or groom’s lifetime.

A couple who can claim one or more of these qualifying connections, need to contact the Parish Office to ask for a ‘Marriage Request’ form. stjohnshillingdon@gmail.com or phone 07972 618584