A wedding is a beautiful and spiritually rich moment on life’s journey. South Elkhorn is delighted to share this occasion of great joy with you.
Please contact our wedding coordinator and review our most updated Wedding Policy.
What costs are involved?
Everyone who rents the facility must provide a $500 refundable security deposit to secure the date of the rental.
Members of South Elkhorn are not charged for renting the physical space, however there are required honorariums:
$250, Wedding Coordinator
$250, Custodial Support
If sound/audio technician or musicians are desired, there are optional honorariums for those individuals:
$200, Pianist or organist
$200, Audio technician
The minimum total of $750 is payable to South Elkhorn in one check:
due one week in advance of the wedding date
to the church office
if sent by mail, mark the envelope “Attention: Wedding Coordinator”
For all non-members the total minimum cost is $1,000 payable to South Elkhorn as above.
Must a South Elkhorn minister preside at the wedding?
No. Sometimes the South Elkhorn pastoral staff is unavailable and another minister will be needed. Somtimes another Minister with a connection to the couple is desired. Ministers from other traditions and churches are welcome to preside in consultation with the Wedding Coordinator and the South Elkhorn pastoral staff.
Note: Honorariums for outside clergy are arranged by the wedding party in addition to the costs involved (see above).
What venues are available?
Three Venues: Historic Sanctuary, Garden, or Worship Center
South Elhkorn’s historic sanctuary is the most used wedding venue. It dates to 1870 and provides an intimate, charming setting.
There is also a beautiful garden with a stone fence that is perfect for a very small outdoor wedding.
For large weddings of more than 175 people, the worship center is best. It has flexible seating (movable chairs), a large stage, and a high ceiling.
9:00 am - Sunday School for all ages
10:00 am - Fellowship Time
10:30 am - Worship Service
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