Christians believe that marriage is a gift from God. In the marriage service, a couple make a public declaration of lifelong commitment to love each other, for better and for worse; in sickness and in health.

Wedding RingsA Church wedding may be grand or simple, but at its heart is the desire to seek God’s blessing on your vows and your relationship as husband and wife.

You may be looking at getting married at St Stephen’s or having your Banns read.  In either case we want help you make the arrangements for your special day run as smoothly as possible.

Contact us to check what you need to do next by making an appointment with Rev. Paul Lawlor or coming along to a bookings session at St Stephen’s (B97 4DY) on Thursday Evening 6am-7.30pm.  St Stephen’s, St Leonard’s Beoley and St Philip’s Webheath share this session so do tell us where you seeking to be married within the Holy Trinity Team.

You can check which parish you live in here.   There is more helpful information at the Your Church Wedding site.

Your Wedding
Please click below for more information about the marriage service and also help on planning your wedding service whatever church you choose to do it in. As you consider the possibility of marrying in church you might feel that you want to know more about the Christian faith. The clergy will be happy to talk to you about this.

At St Stephen’s we wish you all the best with your preparations of getting married

You can download a Order of Service Template here.
A Booklet of Readings for your Weddings can be found here
a list of Hymn suggestions here

Current information about Fees can be found here Fees 2014 – St Stephens 2015 info will be published shortly.