Brookfield, Stainton with Hemlington, and Hilton Church Family (Plurality)

 

Updated: 26th May 2024

You can find out about our Safeguarding at these links: Stainton, Hilton and Brookfield

Our Parish Safeguarding Rep is Bob Ardley - contact details here.

The York Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser (DSA) is Rob Marshall - contact details here.

You can find our contact details at the bottom of the page.

Welcome to all

We offer a very warm welcome to all who visit our website.

Please have a look at the links in the menu below (click on the three bars to open the menu) to see what is going on in the three Parishes in our Plurality (*)

St Peter and St Paul, Stainton with Hemlington

St Peter, Hilton

St Margaret of Scotland, Brookfield

 

(*) A Plurality is "Church-of-England-speak" for a group of Parishes - a Family of Churches - that shares a Vicar or Priest-in-Charge. For more details please see the Church Staff tab.

Weddings General

Welcome!

Congratulations on your forthcoming marriage.

If you are thinking of marrying in St Peter & St Paul's Church Stainton or St Peter's Church Hilton or St Margaret's Church Brookfield, our Parish Priest would love to meet you so please contact the Reverend Claire Todd who will discuss your wedding plans with you ( you can contact Claire via the Church Office 'phone (01642-597454) or by e-mail ( BSHPlurality@hotmail.com )).

St Peter and St Paul's Church Stainton can accomodate a maximum of 100 people, St Peter's  Church Hilton up to 60 people, and St Margaret's Church Brookfield up to 140 people.

A summary of the legal formalities is shown below. We will be able to discuss them further with you when we meet.

You can be married in one of our churches if either the bride or the groom

  • has at any time lived in the parish for a period of at least 6 months or
  • was baptised in the parish concerned or
  • was prepared for confirmation in the parish or
  • has at any time regularly gone to normal church services in the parish church for a period of at least 6 months or 

That one of your parents, at any time after you were born:

  • has lived in the parish for a period of at least 6 months or
  • has regularly gone to normal church services in the parish church for a period of at least 6 months or

That one of your parents or grandparents:

  • was married in the parish

In all cases involving church services - i.e. going to normal church services, baptism, confirmation or marriage - this applies only to Church of England services. Even if you cannot demonstrate any of the above connections, we want to help you explore whether it may still be possible for you to marry in one of our churches. 

 

The following website has some useful information:

 

 

 

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