In this world of short-term commitments, marriage stands out as something different. People who marry are making a statement before God and their families and friends that theirs is not a passing fancy but a relationship founded on love and respect, a relationship worth celebrating and bringing to God for blessing.
The church in Meldrum and Bourtie is here to provide religious services for the people of the parish and those who have a connection to the area. If you would like to be married in either Meldrum or Bourtie Church the first thing to do is to contact our minister. In this first phone call you can check that the date on which you would like to be married is not already booked. You can also make an appointment to have a chat about your service. Ideally, it is good to sit down together about 6 months before your marriage.
Our aim to get to know a couple so that the service is relevant to them and includes hymns and readings which have meaning for them. This can take some time so we will need two to three hours for this meeting. We will discuss together the hymns, readings and vows you would like to use and whether other people will be taking part in the service.
We will need to know if you have been married before and whether you have children who are to be included in the service. If you are divorced, as long as you understand what went wrong with a previous marriage, there is no barrier to you being married again in church.
Photography and videography are accepted as a part of the modern wedding and are welcome in our church, we would only ask that you consult with us first.