Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals

Please talk to one of our Vicar Revd Michelle Petch if you need or would like to arrange a Baptism, Wedding or Funeral.

We will always be delighted to welcome you to St Matthew's, Rastrick. 


Font If you would like to arrange a baptism (often known as a Christening) please contact our Vicar the Revd Michelle Petch  

If you need to arrange a funeral  then please contact the Vicar the Revd Michelle Petch. 

Information about the Interment of Ashes in the churchyard is located on the Churchyard page

If you are thinking about getting married in church, congratulations! 

To enquire about getting married in church please contact  the Vicar, the Revd Michelle Petch. Being a Local Ecumenical Partnership (LEP), we can arrange weddings in both the Church of England and the Methodist traditions.

                                                         Wedding Tracy Nick

We hope that the following information is useful - please don't be afraid to ask about anything you're not sure about as we will be delighted to help make your special day as personal and unique to you as possible. 

You will also find further information on the Church of England website, or on the Methodist Church website which answer many frequently asked questions and gives ideas for different styles of weddings. 

Wherever you decide to hold your wedding, we wish you every blessing as you go forward together on this exciting new stage in your lives. Our prayers go with you, and please be assured of our support throughout the years ahead.

Fees: The Diocese of Leeds publishes, on a yearly basis, tables of Parochial Fees applicable to Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals. 

Tables of Fees from 1 January 2023 

Kindly discuss these fees with the Vicar or Minister, noting that fees applicable to Methodist rites may differ.