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House of Bishops pastoral guidance on same sex marriage
NEWS / Following their meeting on February 13th 2014 the House of Bishops of the Church of England have today issued a statement of Pastoral Guidance on Same Sex Marriage.
Family, marriage and sexuality
The Church is committed to working with and supporting the diversity of Britain’s households in every community and at national level. We believe the family is an important part of God’s plan for a healthy society.
Information for same sex couples
The law prevents ministers of the Church of England from carrying out same-sex marriages. And although there are no authorised services for blessing a same-sex civil marriage, your local church can still support you with prayer.
Statement on marriage in Scottish Episcopal Church
NEWS / Statement on marriage in Scottish Episcopal Church.
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Marriage registration changes
NEWS / The Revd Dr Malcolm Brown, the Church of England’s Director of Mission and Public Affairs, comments on plans for a new system of registration for marriages, including church weddings, in England and Wales.
Preparing for marriage
The promises you make on your wedding day seal your love and commitment to each other for the rest of your lives, so it makes sense to spend some time thinking about the words and all that they mean.
Marriage Registration Changes
FEATURE / Dr Sandra Millar, Head of Life Events for the Church of England discusses the possibility of changes to marriage registration systems.
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Superintendent Registrars Marriage Schedule
Some couples will need to apply for a Superintendent Registrar’s Marriage Schedule before their wedding instead of having banns. Read on for an outline of when you might need this, and what to expect when applying for one.