Weddings

The pastors and staff of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church are pleased you are planning your wedding worship with us. We want to assist you in making your wedding meaningful to you and all who come to this service. A church wedding is, first and weddingforemost, a service of worship.  We gather to join the bride and groom in celebrating this day with Christ, family, and friends, sharing their vows, and giving thanks for God’s blessings.

How do I schedule a wedding at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church?

To schedule a wedding at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, please contact Pastor Bill Odermann.

 

Is it necessary to be a member of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church to be married here?

It is not necessary to be a member of St. John to be married here. If a couple has a connection with our congregation or lives in the surrounding community, we will be happy to speak to them about their wedding.

 

What are the fees for a wedding at St. John?

The wedding fees cover the cost of providing services to you as you plan for your marriage and for the service provided on your wedding day. These include a pastor, organist or pianist, custodian, secretary and bulletin, as well as  pre-marriage counseling. Contact Amy Iseneker, Business Manager, for a detailed Wedding Fee invoice.

 

What type of pre-marital counseling is required?

All couples are expected to meet for pre-marriage counseling sessions. Issues relating to communication, conflict resolution, intimacy, and family are among the topics covered at pre-marriage counseling.