Pride and tears as Belper chapel is first to hold same-sex marriage in Derbyshire
0 Have your say In August, a Belper chapel held the first same-sex marriage ever to take place in a church in Derbyshire.
The Unitarian Chapel on Field Row is still the only place of worship in the county to offer it and it is already planning its second which will happen next year.
The process of getting the licence was long and sometimes frustrating but, according to those at the church and the happy couple themselves, it was very much worth it in the end.
Sue MacFarlane, 55, a member of the congregation who played a major role in making the ceremony possible, said: “We are very proud of... read more
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