Frequently asked questions

How to I go about arranging a wedding? How much does it cost? 
Contact  Katie in the Parish Office for details and to make arrangements.

I want my baby baptised. What do I do? How much is it? Is it the same as being 'christened'?
No cost. 'Christening' and 'baptism' are two different words for the same thing. Please contact the Parish Office for a form

Can I be baptised as an adult? I never was as a child.
Certainly. Contact the Parish Office for a form.

I want to hire a hall, how much does it cost?
The cost in 2018 will be £16 per hour at all the halls. Staff at the Parish office can give you the latest details.

I need to arrange a funeral/memorial service/burial of ashes. What do I do?
The best way is to contact a Funeral Director such as Cowleys, A Slade and Son or the Co-operative. 

I want to have a relative's inscription included in the memorial in the Parish Church Garden of Remembrance, how do I do this?
Contact the Parish Office and talk to Katie.

How can I contact a member of the Clergy?
The Parish Office has all contact details.

I want to search for details of an ancestor. Can I look up the records in the Church archives myself, or will I need to look somewhere else?
We have some records. The majority are kept at Gloucester Register Office. The local Library has microfiche copies of the registers.

How do I get a copy of the Parish Magazine
These are £1 from each of the churches, some can be through residents' letter boxes or it is on line here.

Do you arrange tours of the Parish Church?
We do. See notices for details in the Church.

Can I go up the Parish Church tower?
The Tower is open on specific dates during the year.

Do I have to have any clearance to work with Sunday School children or young children?
Yes, you do. All those working with young people or vulnerable adults have to have a DBS check. Forms are available from the Parish Office

Contact details

The Parish Centre, Gosditch Street, Cirencester, Glos. GL7 2AG

Tel: 01285 659317
E-mail: enquiries@cirenparish.co.uk

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