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Making Your Dreams Come True
Readings and Prayers.
Check here for details of different readings and prayers. http://www.wentvalleyparishes.co.uk/WeddingReadings.pdf
If you want a non-Biblical reading apart from one on this list, you need to run it past me.
Please ask family or friends to do the readings... or at least the non-Biblical reading, which should normally precede the Bible reading.
Music and Hymns.
Please speak to the organist Michael Leach (01977 704989) about the music you wish to walk into Church to, and leave Church to, and check he knows the hymns.
Choir.
Please speak to the organist Michael Leach (01977 704989) if you wish to have a Church choir.
Not all musicians are suitable for playing in Church. They should not distract attention from the bride. The vicar’s permission must be granted before you book any musicians or a choir.
There is very little space in our Churches for musicians and they must not block the fire exits.
If you have been given permission please complete the following form:
Electoral Roll Forms.
Please send these to me, if you have not already done so 2 months before your wedding. Please add onto the form your wedding date.
Bells.
Bells canbe rung currently at Wentbridge Church and at Darrington. If you would like to book the bells please text the date of your wedding, time and place. Price £75 cash payable on the day via an usher before the bellringer starts to ring. (£100 on Bank Holiday weekend).
Bells can now be ring from the Carillon at Darrington. They may also be rung at Smeaton. http://www.wentvalleyparishes.co.uk/page572.html
Banns Certificate/certificates.
One for each address you live at please. Please post this to me a month before your wedding. No need to send it recorded delivery. Rev Adrian Judd. The Vicarage, Marlpit Lane, Darrington, Pontefract, WF8 3AB
Order of Service.
Advice here: http://www.wentvalleyparishes.co.uk/page57.html
Please let me see it to check it before going to print.
Rehearsal.
Please email me to agree the date and time of your rehearsal. This will usually be the Wednesday before your wedding at 7pm at the venue you will be married at. If there is more than one wedding that weekend you may need to be flexible and have it at 8pm, or on the Monday or Tuesday evening. It is your responsibility to do this. Invite lots of people to it please! http://www.wentvalleyparishes.co.uk/page530.html
Payment.
Please bring your chequebook to the rehearsal (2017 fee £632 cheque payable2 to 'PCC Darrington with Wentbridge' - this includes the fee for the organist, verger, and heating). Cash cannot be accepted sorry. If you wish to pay by bank transfer instead please contact the vicar who will let you know how.
Photographer.
Please give your photographer details of what is permitted: http://www.wentvalleyparishes.co.uk/photos.html
Ushers.
Please print and tell your ushers what needs to be done. http://www.wentvalleyparishes.co.uk/page529.html
Remember to tell them that they should remove the flowers at the end of the service and put them in the porch.
Flowers and Accessing Church.
Please plan 2 weeks in advance and follow the advice here: http://www.wentvalleyparishes.co.uk/flowers.html

Videos.
Please remember that video recording is not permitted on Church property. When you booked your wedding you signed agreement to this.
Planning your wedding - the last two or three months - things to do.