Weddings at Old Stone Church
At Old Stone Church, weddings are occasions of both joy and reverence—joy because of the love and happiness that the bride and groom have found in each other, and reverence because of the commitment they have made to live out their vows under the grace of God.
The staff of Old Stone is eager to help make your wedding a lovely and meaningful event and asks your careful attention to the following guidelines. The church receives many wedding requests; these guidelines are necessary to facilitate planning and to provide clarity both for you and for the church.
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Old Stone provides a wedding administrator to oversee the arrangements and details of the wedding service. Once the wedding date is confirmed on our calendar by the Wedding Administrator, she will meet with you to discuss the guidelines and answer questions about arrangements, minister, music, fees and the use of the church facilities.
Marriage Preparation Seminar
We require all couples to attend one of our Marriage Preparation Seminar weekends. There are three such weekends held each year (January, May and September), led by the pastoral staff. Please call our Wedding Administrator for currently scheduled seminars.
Seminar format is as follows:
- Friday Evening: 7-9:30 pm
- Saturday: 9am-3:30 pm (lunch included)
- Sunday: 9am- noon
Couples planning to be married at other churches or locations are welcome to attend a Marriage Preparation Seminar for a fee of $200.00. Please contact the Wedding Administrator for availability, spaces are limited.
There are currently four ministers who participate in the Wedding Program on a rotating basis. You will be assigned one of these clergy to meet with you and officiate at your wedding:
- Rev. Dr. R. Mark Giuliano, Senior Pastor
- Rev. June W. Begany, Associate Pastor
- Rev. Donald C. Oglesby, Honorably Retired
- Rev. Ogden White, Honorably Retired
What are the Fees?
The marriage fee includes:
- Building facilities use for rehearsal and wedding
- The professional fees of the:
- Officiating minister
- Wedding assistant
- Marriage Preparation Seminar
- Personalized unity candle
- Two seven-branch candelabras and candles
- Bulletins for your wedding service
Sanctuary Weddings – $2,000.00 (seats 600)
Sunday Sanctuary Weddings – $2,500.00
Non-Refundable Deposit – $800.00 (accompanies application form you will receive from our Wedding Administrator)
Interested in having your reception at the Old Stone Church?
We have several affordable (non-alcohol) options; please ask our Wedding Administrator for a tour and pricing.