Do you perform same-gender marriages?
Absolutely. Emmanuel United is an Affirming Ministry. We welcome all LGBTQ2IA+ relationships. However you identify, you are welcome and celebrated here.
Do I or my partner need to be a member with Emmanuel?
No, membership with Emmanuel is not required.
How much does a wedding cost at Emmanuel United Church?
Our base fee for weddings is $1200. A $500 deposit is due upon booking, and $200 is non-refundable. The base fee includes a church minister, accompanist, and sound technician. A detailed fee schedule is available upon request. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Do you offer marriage preparation classes?
Our minister offers individual preparation sessions. Contact the church office at 519-886-1471, or email email@example.com.
Are you open to creative ceremonies?
Yes, definitely. We’d love to help you create a one-of-a-kind of ceremony.
Can we have an outdoor ceremony?
We’re flexible and our minister can perform your ceremony off-site. We’ll meet you where you’re at.
How many people can fit in your church?
We can accommodate groups as small as 5 to as high as 400 in our Sanctuary. The total capacity of our spaces is subject to Covid-19 restrictions.
Can I have my reception at Emmanuel United Church?
Yes, our Fellowship Hall is available for an additional fee. It can seat between 120 and 200 people depending on your preferred configuration.
Can I serve alcohol at my reception?
As long as you purchase a liquor license and additional insurance.
Can I stream my wedding live on Facebook/YouTube?
For an additional fee, we’ll stream your wedding to your Facebook page so your loved ones across the world can be part of your day.