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Why Get Married at a Church?


Churches are special places-there are some things about a church

wedding that you just can’t get anywhere else...

A church is so much more than simply a venue for your wedding. Unique and special things become part of your marriage, on the day itself and beyond:

  • A church wedding will add a spiritual dimension to your marriage. The ceremony includes God and looks to him for help and guidance. God’s blessing is the main attraction for many couples, whatever their beliefs.

  • You can make amazing vows, or promises, in a church. You can only make vows this big in a church. These vows, made in public, will help you to stay together and grow together. God and your church are there for you to help you keep your vows.

  • The Pastor has a very particular role to play in your wedding. They can blend ancient tradition and modern experience to reflect your story. Because of the relationship with the Pastor, your wedding can be made personal, memorable, meaningful, and beautiful.

  • Church buildings offer outstanding beauty. Old or new, intimate or grand, our church is one onf the oldest churches in Champaign county. 

  • Church building offers centuries of history. Imagine all the couples who have married in your local church, some of whom may well be your family. You can feel you’re becoming part of history itself, the bigger plan, by marrying in the same place as your relatives. We know these sorts of connections can make your day even more special.

  • You can be involved in making choices about your ceremony. You can even use an online ceremony planner to get you started, or you can use on of our many templates. 

  • For some people, a church simply seems like the proper place to get married. Churches can be described as ‘peaceful’, ‘serene’, or having an atmosphere that makes marrying there a particularly special experience.

  • And after your wedding, you’ll realise that a church is more than simply a wedding venue.

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