St Leonard’s Church Southminster
We welcome all who live in the parish or have a qualifying connection to have their marriage service at St. Leonard‘s Church. A marriage service is a public declaration of a couple’s love for and commitment to each other. Making your vows in this Church will be a joyful occasion and the Christian Church family here will give you every support and encouragement. If you would like enquire about marrying at St. Leonard‘s Church, phone 01621 772300 and leave a message, or you can email us.
The basic cost of a wedding in St. Leonard’s church in 2013 is £497 which includes the fee for the organist. This will rise to a maximum cost of £637 if you choose to have the church heating on (£50); are using a video camera during the service (£15); or want the bellringers (£75). .
There must be thousands of pieces of music that would be suitable for weddings but below are just a few suggestions.
Bridal March – Wagner
Canon in D – Pachelbel
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba – Handel
Trumpet Minuet – Clarke
Signing the Register
Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring – Bach
Movements from ‘Water Music’ – Handel
Panis Angelicus – Franck
To a Wild Rose – McDowell
This needs to be fairly lively and with plenty of volume.
Wedding March – Mendelssohn
Trumpet Tune in D – Purcell
March – Purcell
Trumpet Voluntary – Clarke
Bouree from the ‘Water Music’ – Handel
Toccata from Symphony no 5 – Widor
Prelude for Te Deum – Charpentier
Trumpet Tune – Purcell
Nuptial March – W Lloyd-
Marche Nuptiale – Ganne
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