St James' Church

If one or both of you have been married before, when you book your wedding, the vicar will want to help you think about the following questions:

  1. Are you sure that this relationship wasn’t the cause of the breakdown of your previous marriage?
  2. Have you learnt from, and moved on from, whatever caused the breakdown of your previous marriage?
  3. If you have children from that relationship, are you continuing to care for them, emotionally, financially and in practical ways?

The Christian faith is all about forgiveness and new beginnings – but it is also very important that the marriage vows are honoured and not taken lightly.