Weddings are so important in the life of the church that the Church of England decided to commission large scale independent research to understand more about why people choose church weddings – and why they don’t. Discover the key findings here, including the moments that really matter for mission.
Following up with families in the weeks and months after their special service has a really positive impact on church growth. These are just some occasions to invite families to church, along with resources and downloads to help.
Has an idea worked really well in your parish? Could it be easily applied elsewhere? Share it here for your colleagues to see. Browse practical suggestions that have worked in other parishes, or search for something specific.
Discover what others are thinking and saying about weddings, and find out how to submit your own thoughts.
Download ready-to-print documents, including the latest information on marriage liturgy, canon law and recent trends, plus, find logos ready to use in your own materials and a series of good-practice tips.
Questions and answers that often arise in weddings ministry are given in this section, but if there’s something more you’d like to know, use these pages to ask for help.
Find out when the Baptism Matters, Weddings, and Taking Funerals Seriously one day events will be in your area, book your place, watch videos from past conferences, and follow the tour on Twitter