Reduction of parochial fees?

On Tuesday 11 July 2023, the General Synod of the Church of England is scheduled to discuss the Diocesan Synod Motion proposed by The Revd Dr Tom Woolford (Blackburn):

“That this Synod call on the Archbishops’ Council to introduce an order to amend the Parochial Fees and Scheduled Matters Amending Order 2019 so that the fees relating to marriages are set at nil or at a minimal amount in order to demonstrate the Church’s commitment to marriage and pastoral care.” Continue reading