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Marriage

If you would like to get married at either Christ Church or St John’s then please is get in touch with our parish office.

Marriage during Covid -19 Outbreak

All wedding ceremonies have been suspended during the corona virus outbreak until further notice – for futher details please see the Church of England Corona Virus guidance.

https://www.churchofengland.org/more/media-centre/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-churches#na

CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations on your engagement. A wedding is a very special day in anyone’s life and we love to work with couples to make their day memorable, holy, joyful and personal. Our team will come alongside you to help you plan your special and personal service and also to walk you through all the things you need to do to be able to get married in church.

If you would like to get married at either Christ Church or St John’s then please is get in touch with our parish office HERE.

You will probably have many questions and to help you prepare for your day the Church of England have a helpful website which could assist in some of these – to find out more by visiting :-  https://www.yourchurchwedding.org

Can anyone get married at Christ Church or St John’s?

There rules about where you can marry are set out in law. You can marry at Christ Church or St John’s if you have a qualifying connection. This is a list of the qualifying connections:

if either bride or groom
* live in the parish (you can find this by entering your postcode on this website www.achurchnearyou.com ) or at any time lived in the parish for a period of six months or more
* if you are baptised and on the church’s electoral roll
* if you regularly attend church normal church services in the parish church for a period of at least 6 months
* was baptised or confirmed or prepared for confirmation  in our parish

or, if one of the bride of grooms parents at anytime after your birth…
* lived in the parish for a period of at least 6 months
* has at any time regularly gone to normal church services in the parish church for a period of at least 6 months

or, if one of the bride or grooms parents or grandparents:
* were married in the parish.

Can I get married in Church if I have been divorced?

If either of you have been married before and are divorced we will need to discussion your situation with one of our clergy before we are able to agree to conduct the service. Please contact the parish office to arrange a time to do this at the earliest opportunity. It may be possible to offer you a service of blessing after a civil marriage if a church service is not possible.

Church News & Updates

Our Online Worship on Sunday 29th November 2020

Our Online Worship on Sunday 29th November 2020

This morning in Cove Kids we are looking at at surprise for Zechariah. Then at 10am Jackie Stone is going to be preaching for our first Sunday in advent. Today at 11am Sue Brown will be hosting zoom coffee which all are welcome to attend. At 7pm Fiona Batha is going to be speaking to us and we will continue with a chat over a glass of wine and snack on zoom afterwards.

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Our Online Worship on Sunday 22nd November 2020

Our Online Worship on Sunday 22nd November 2020

All of our online services for Sunday 15th November 2020.

This morning at 9:45 on YouTube we have our Cove Kids when they will be looking at the story of Daniel and the Lions.

At 10am on Facebook www.facebook.com/parishofcove/live we will join together for the Sunday Morning Worship with live chat.

The Sunday Morning Worship is available on YouTube from 7:30am.

Steve is talking at the Sunday Morning Worship on Be Alert and Ready.

Then at 7pm this evening Gemma is talking on Going after the one.

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Our Online Services on Sunday 15th November 2020

Our Online Services on Sunday 15th November 2020

All of our online services for Sunday 15th November 2020.

This morning at 9:45 on YouTube we have our Cove Kids when they will be looking at the story of Daniel and the Lions.

At 10am on Facebook www.facebook.com/parishofcove/live we will join together for the Sunday Morning Worship with live chat.

The Sunday Morning Worship is available on YouTube from 7:30am.

Steve is talking at the Sunday Morning Worship on Be Alert and Ready.

Then at 7pm this evening Gemma is talking on Going after the one.

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Our Online Services on Sunday 8th November 2020

Our Online Services on Sunday 8th November 2020

All of our online services for Remembrance Sunday 2020 (November 8th).

This morning at 9:45 on YouTube we have our Cove Kids when the theme today is Remembrance.

At 10am on Facebook www.facebook.com/parishofcove/live we will join together for our live service.

The morning service is available on YouTube from 7:30am.

Then at 7pm this evening Jay will be talking on Remembering and Grumbling.

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Our Online Services on Sunday 1st November 2020

Our Online Services on Sunday 1st November 2020

All of our online services from, Sunday 1st November 2020 all together in one place for you. First we have Cove Kids at 9:45am where we have a story of Jeremiah… Down in a well. Then in our 10am service online we will be continuing our series called the Greatest Commandment. The 7pm will be about the Kindness of God.

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Our Online Services on Sunday 25th October 2020

Our Online Services on Sunday 25th October 2020

All of our online services from, Sunday 25th October 2020 all together in one place for you. First we have Cove Kids at 9:45am where we have a story of Jonah… Jonah the Groaner. Then in our 10am service online we will be continuing our new series called the Greatest Commandment. The 7pm will be about who do you say I am.

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Church News & Updates

Our Online Worship on Sunday 29th November 2020

Our Online Worship on Sunday 29th November 2020

This morning in Cove Kids we are looking at at surprise for Zechariah. Then at 10am Jackie Stone is going to be preaching for our first Sunday in advent. Today at 11am Sue Brown will be hosting zoom coffee which all are welcome to attend. At 7pm Fiona Batha is going to be speaking to us and we will continue with a chat over a glass of wine and snack on zoom afterwards.

read more
Our Online Worship on Sunday 22nd November 2020

Our Online Worship on Sunday 22nd November 2020

All of our online services for Sunday 15th November 2020.

This morning at 9:45 on YouTube we have our Cove Kids when they will be looking at the story of Daniel and the Lions.

At 10am on Facebook www.facebook.com/parishofcove/live we will join together for the Sunday Morning Worship with live chat.

The Sunday Morning Worship is available on YouTube from 7:30am.

Steve is talking at the Sunday Morning Worship on Be Alert and Ready.

Then at 7pm this evening Gemma is talking on Going after the one.

read more
Our Online Services on Sunday 15th November 2020

Our Online Services on Sunday 15th November 2020

All of our online services for Sunday 15th November 2020.

This morning at 9:45 on YouTube we have our Cove Kids when they will be looking at the story of Daniel and the Lions.

At 10am on Facebook www.facebook.com/parishofcove/live we will join together for the Sunday Morning Worship with live chat.

The Sunday Morning Worship is available on YouTube from 7:30am.

Steve is talking at the Sunday Morning Worship on Be Alert and Ready.

Then at 7pm this evening Gemma is talking on Going after the one.

read more
Our Online Services on Sunday 8th November 2020

Our Online Services on Sunday 8th November 2020

All of our online services for Remembrance Sunday 2020 (November 8th).

This morning at 9:45 on YouTube we have our Cove Kids when the theme today is Remembrance.

At 10am on Facebook www.facebook.com/parishofcove/live we will join together for our live service.

The morning service is available on YouTube from 7:30am.

Then at 7pm this evening Jay will be talking on Remembering and Grumbling.

read more