Planning a wedding can be an exciting, but stressful time. Our Weddings Benefice Marriage Application Pack should help answer the questions you may have in relation to booking a church wedding, or Blessing of a Marriage in the five churches that make up the Benefice of Witney. 

If, however, you find that there is something that is not covered in the pack, please contact our Parish Office Administrator, Michelle Bailey-Wells, on 01993 779492 or email via or Rev’d Ness Brunner-Ellis, Wedding Co-ordinator, on 07774 524756 or email via

You may also find the Church of England's Your Church Wedding site an invaluable source of advice and support.


    If a child or adult is in immediate danger or requires immediate medical attention, call the emergency services on 999. If there are concerns about their immediate welfare, don’t delay: call Children and Adult’s Social care on 0345 050 7666 or the MASH Out of Hours Emergency Duty Team: 0800 833408. Also please inform one of Parish Safeguarding Team.
    For other safeguarding concerns please immediately inform our Parish Safeguarding Officer, Alison, on 07884 074812 or her Deputy, Sarah Jane, on 07506 515 952 or Pauline on 01993 648136. You can also email concerns to
    If you are unsure or worried about how serious a situation is, contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Team on 01865 208295 or For enquiries outside of operational hours, contact Thirtyone:eight on 0303 003 1111.

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