Qualifying Connection

St James' Church Sutton-on-Hull

St James' is a church where Jesus is central, the Bible is our guide and every person is important

Qualifying Connection

 

 

 

Couples are welcome to be married in church in this parish if just one of these conditions apply :

 

  • One of them was baptised or prepared for confirmation in the parish;
  • One of them has ever lived in the parish for six months or more;
  • One of them has at any time regularly attended public worship in the parish for six months or more;
  • One of their parents has lived in the parish for six months or more in their child’s lifetime;
  • One of their parents has regularly attended public worship there for six months or more in their child’s lifetime;
  • Their parents or grandparents were married in the parish.

(All of these refer to Church of England services)

 

NB : Banns must be read in the parishes where the engaged couple live and in the church where they will be married.