First Presbyterian Church (FPC) offers the full benefit of the Church’s ministry to its members. A wedding is a sacred occasion and a worship service. Everything that is planned as part of the service should be with this objective in mind and in accordance with the doctrines, beliefs, and regular worship practices of First Presbyterian Church.
The following information is offered to assist you in planning for this sacred and holy event:
- The Nature of Christian Marriage
- Preparing for Marriage
- Time and Place of the Service
- Form and Order of Service
- Recognizing Civil Marriage
- Scheduling Weddings
- Marriage License
- Wedding Liaison
- Custodial Support
- Honoraria and Fees
Weddings cannot be scheduled on:
- New Years Eve or New Years Day
- Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, the Saturday before Easter, Easter
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
Wedding Music: It is the responsibility of the couple to contact the Director of Music 6-8 weeks before the ceremony to select appropriate instrumental and vocal music. The use of pre-recorded music is not allowed in the church for any wedding service.
Alcoholic Beverages: No alcoholic beverages may be served or consumed on the church premises at any time.
Rice/Birdseed/Confetti: No rice, birdseed, or confetti can be thrown on church grounds.
seating capacity of 500 people
21 pews on east and west sides
19 pews in the center
Aisles are 60 feet long
seating capacity of 132 people
Center aisle is 54 ft to bottom of steps
Center aisle is 65.5 ft to Communion table