Wedding Policy and Procedure


Requirements


We desire to help create Christ centered marriages in the context of a faith community. Weddings are reserved for individuals who meet the following requirements:

  • Meet with a pastor for pre-marriage preparation. Outside pastors require prior approval from the wedding coordinator.
  • Fees must be paid in full to the wedding coordinator 30 days prior to the ceremony. The fee is refundable any time before the wedding date.
  • Pricing adjustment and approval for larger receptions may be needed.

Facilities


Use of the church facilities will be scheduled with church events receiving priority. When the calendar is clear, weddings may be scheduled as follows:

  • Weddings time options are:
    • Saturday 11:00 AM
    • Saturday 3:00 PM
    • Other days and times need special approval
  • Scheduling a wedding on a day other than Saturday requires approval of the wedding coordinator and availabilty of the facility.
  • Rehearsal times will be scheduled with the coordinator and the pastor. Most often the evening before the wedding works best.
  • Weddings held in the FBC Auditorium can only use a total of a 4 hour timeslot. (2 hours prior to the ceremony time and 1 hour following the ceremony time) This includes decorating, dressing, ceremony, pictures, reception line, clean-up, etc.)
  • Two dressing rooms will be provided along with the auditorium.
  • The seating capacity of the FBC auditorium is 400 people.
  • Receptions may be held in the FBC Cafe based upon availability. The cafe is reserved in coordination with the ceremony time. The seating capacity of the cafe is 120 people.
  • Use of additional facilities such as the gymnasium are available for additional fees.
  • The following are NOT allowed:
    • Alcoholic beverages of any kind on church property.
    • Smoking in the building.
    • Throwing of rice or bird seed on the church grounds. Bubbles are a great option!
    • No flash photography during the service.
    • Aisle candleholders affixed to the chairs due to potential damage and fire hazard.
    • Dancing, with the exception of The First Dance, Mother/Son dance and Father/Daughter dance.

Wedding Ceremony Fee - $500


The wedding fee covers the following:

  • The FBC Auditorium for rehearsal and a maximum of 4 hours the day of the wedding.
  • Two dressing rooms
  • Audio/Sound Technician (rehearsal and wedding ceremony)
  • Wedding Coordinator (rehearsal and wedding ceremony)
  • Six flower arrangements for stage decorations
  • Unity table (candles and holders provided by couple)
  • Podiums for pastor, vocalist and readers
  • Use of the Cafe for the rehearsal dinner

The wedding fee must be paid as follows:

  • Your wedding date and time will be held after we receive a $200 deposit.
  • Balance must be paid in full 30 days prior to your wedding ceremony.
  • The deposit is refundable if cancellation is 30 days prior to your wedding.
  • Musicians are NOT included in the fee. The bride and groom are responsible for reserving musicians needed.
  • Fees can be paid via the link on the bottom of this page.
  • You can also pay the fee by sending a check to the following:
    • Faith Bible Church
      ATTN: Wedding Coordinator
      4175 S. 112th Street
      Greenfield, WI 53228

Pastor Fee - $200


The pastor fee covers the following:

  • All pre-marital sessions (5-8 sessions)
  • Rehearsal
  • Wedding ceremony
  • If you have your own pastor they need approval from a Faith Bible Church pastor.

Reception - Cafe seats 120 people - $150


Reception time is allocated based on the availability of the Cafe'. The fee includes use of tables and chairs.

  • This fee must be paid in full 30 days prior to your wedding ceremony.
  • If additional audio / video services are required, there will be a charge of $25 per hour.
  • If you would like help creating a video slide show with music we have FBC technicians available. The cost for a slide show is $25/50 images.

Suggested Planning Checklist


    Submit Wedding Application
    Receive Confirmation Letter
    Schedule Pre-marriage sessions with pastor
    Contact Wedding Coordinator and review details of wedding
    Pay fees 30 days prior to wedding date
Start Wedding Application

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