Congratulations on your engagement!
We are delighted that you are thinking about marrying at St. Thomas’ Church, Mellor, the Church on the Hill. Here’s some basic information that we hope will help:-

Do I qualify to marry at St Thomas’?
You must either live in the parish or have a Qualifying Connection to the Parish. If you do not already have a Qualifying Connection, you can gain one by becoming a regular worshipper here.

What do you mean by ‘Qualifying Connection’?
Any one of the following counts as a Qualifying Connection:

  • I was christened, or confirmed, at St Thomas’ Mellor
  • My parent or grandparent was married at St Thomas’ Mellor
  • I have lived in Mellor parish, or my parent has lived here, for at least 6 months (at any time during my lifetime)
  • I have attended public worship at St Thomas’ Mellor, or my parent has, for at least 6 months (at any time during my lifetime)

What will the wedding cost?
The fee for the wedding service is set nationally each year.  For 2022 it is:

Wedding Service – £480.00

Calling of Banns at St. Thomas’ – £32.00

Total for a wedding at St. Thomas’ – £512.00

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What do I do next?
You can email our friendly Wedding Co-ordinator, Margaret Lowe, at or alternatively contact the Parish Office at for more information.

St. Thomas’ Wedding Bells Ring Out Again

On Saturday the 4th July 2020 Joseph and Amy were at long last after months of uncertainty able to marry in St Thomas Church. What a wonderful and joy filled day. Signs of a new and hope filled future as we move forward into a new chapter. Congratulations Joseph and Amy and many blessings for your future life together.