Appendix to General Note on Registers: Useful Contact Numbers

General Register Office (GRO): Smedley Hydro, Trafalgar Road Southport Merseyside, PR8 2HH Tel: 0300 123 1837 Textphone: 18001 0300 123 1837 Monday to Friday, 8am to 8pm Saturday, 9am to 4pm   GRO – Registration Supplies Unit: Tel: 0151 471 4810 Email:registration.supplies@gro.gsi.gov.uk   Ecclesiastical Stationery Supplies: 1 Rookwood Way Haverhill Suffolk CB9 8PB Tel: 01440 703303 […]

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Information on Establishing a Qualifying Connection

The Church of England Marriage Measure 2008 (“the Measure”) came fully into force on 1 October 2008. It extends the existing legal right to be married in a parish, using a Church of England marriage service, to cases where one or both of the couple can establish a valid connection with the parish (see details […]

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Seven Marks of a Healthy Church

Taken from the Healthy Churches Handbook, by Robert Warren, this list identifies common characteristics of healthy churches. 1. Energized by faith rather than just keeping things going or trying to survive worship and sacramental life: moves people to experience God’s love motivation: energy comes from a desire to serve God and one another engaging with […]

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Documents for the visitations

Here are the forms and documents for this year’s visitations. Notice re. Churchwarden’s Forms Attendance Form 2014 Archdeacon’s Letter (Bucks) Churchwarden’s Declaration Form Filing your Articles of Enquiry return online (2) Letter from John Rees (1)

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