Are you engaged? Congratulations!
Thank you for considering St. James for your wedding. Our goal is to ensure that your wedding ceremony is fabulous and that your marriage is fantastic. A wedding day is an important moment in a couple's life together, and we try to make sure that your wedding is everything you want it to be, following the Christian tradition of holy matrimony.
The second part of our goal is to help you have a fantastic marriage. Even more than that we want to help you have a fantastic Christian marriage. In order to do this we want to help you start off well, help you anticipate where you might experience bumps in the road (every couple does), and ensure that you are connected to community and resources that will help you keep improving your relationship. Great marriages are not made in a day, but are achieved through a continuing commitment to improvement. Sounds like work, doesn't it? It is. It is the work of a lifetime. It is also deeply rewarding and mostly fun.
We consider wedding preparation at St. James significant. Each component is designed to help you start your marriage off in the best possible way. Out of each part of your preparation we hope that you will gain at least one learning or skill that will help you have a significantly better marriage. This is a goal we feel is worth the investment of your time and money. Please talk to Rev Cindy to find out more, or click on the links at the side of this page.
Marriage Blessing / Vow Renewals
Here at St James we have also had the pleasure in celebrating with couples who have wished to either have a church blessing following their civil ceremony or renew their vows, often when reaching a significant anniversary. These may happen as part of a Sunday service or on a separate occasion. If you are considering a Marriage blessing or vow renewal then do get in contact with Rev Cindy Stansbury.
Wedding Planning Form
Suggested wedding readings