Weddings

If you would like to arrange a wedding please contact: 

Dorchester St Peter: Revd Keith Magee on 07766 645135 or keith [dot] magee [at] btinternet [dot] com

Dorchester St Mary: Revd Jimmy Holden on 01305 266502 or revjimmyholden [at] gmail [dot] com

Dorchester St George and West Stafford: Revd Cora Yarrien on 01305 262421 or revd [dot] cora [dot] yarrien [at] gmail [dot] com

The Winterbourne Valley: Rev Jean Saddington on 01305 889992 or revjeansaddington [at] hotmail [dot] com

The service includes prayers and readings, hymns, vows and promises and the exchange of rings by the couple, the blessing of the marriage and its formal registration through the issuing of the wedding certificate. Provision can and often is made actively to involve family and friends in the service. Nowadays many places are licensed for wedding services. People are very often pleasantly surprised both as to the depth and meaning of the Church of England Marriage Service and the more practical considerations such as cost and flexibility in the use of a large building. The clergy at St. Peter’s, St. Mary’s and St. George’s make bookings for weddings up to 18 months or more in advance. They are always pleased to talk with any couple thinking about marrying in church, or those who may wish for a service of blessing in church following a civic wedding, and also couples who would like to mark a significant wedding anniversary with a service of thanksgiving in church.