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Life Events

As your local parish church, we are here to help you to mark important life events in a dignified and appropriate way.

Baptisms

If you would like to have your child christened or baptised (they are different words for the same thing), then please get in touch. Christenings and baptisms take place during our regular Sunday morning service, so that your child can be welcomed into the community of worship. Find out more about christenings and baptisms in the Church of England

Weddings

If you live in the parish of Carshalton Beeches we would love for you to get married at the Church of the Good Shepherd. You can also have your wedding here if you meet one of the qualifying connections to the parish, for example, one of you was baptised or confirmed in the parish, or one of your parents has been a regular worshipper here.

We have a beautiful building that’s full of light, and will work with you to make it a day to remember as you embark on your journey together. Find out more about getting married in the Church of England.

Funerals

If you need to organise a funeral, we can lead the service either in the church or at the crematorium or cemetery, whether or not your loved one was part of the church community. Ask the funeral directors to get in touch with us, and find your local parish church.

If you’d like to speak to someone about organising a wedding, baptism or funeral, call us on 020 8643 0411 or email office@goodshepherdcarshalton.org