Wedding Letter to Couples
Wedding Letter to couples (pdf link) or see text below
Thank you for considering The Little White Church on the Hill as the place you would like to celebrate your marriage. So that we can be clear about what we would expect from each other, please read the following information carefully.
We expect the following from all couples: You will acquire a wedding license. These are obtained from the office of the County Auditor. The fee must be paid in cash and the license is not valid until 72 hours after it is issued (purchased).
All church fees will be paid upon booking. These fees are non-refundable. (Please note explanation of fees at the close of this letter.)
You will meet with the officiating pastor for premarital instruction.
No church furnishings such as altars/altar cloths, baptismal fonts, pews or musical instruments are to be moved.
All music should be appropriate for a religious ceremony
While creativity is encouraged, we celebrate weddings in the context of the Christian faith. This means all services will include the invocation of the Holy Trinity, Scripture and Prayer.
Elaborate decorations and excessive use of flowers is not allowed. The altar rail at Peace Lutheran at Peace Lutheran can be removed, but the altar rails at both churches are not to be
Smoking and/or consumption of alcohol/drugs are prohibited in all church facilities and will interrupt the wedding proceedings.
The Little White Church on the Hill seats 175. Please consider seating for all guests when sending out invitations.
From us you can expect:
Cost Explanation and Reservation Form
Reservation Form (www.plsilvana.org/WeddingReservationForm.pdf)
The cost for either Peace Lutheran Church or the Little White Church on the Hill is $750 and includes the church fee, staff, and janitorial. The fees are non-refundable. A non-refundable fee encourages people to be certain before they book a wedding date. However, if you postpone a wedding, and give substantial notice, we will work with you to schedule another date and there will be no additional fee.
Enclosed is a copy of the church reservation form. Please return the enclosed form along with payment to Debra Compton, Peace Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 100, Silvana, WA 98287
Wedding Service Reservation Form (pdf link)
The sanctuaries of our churches are to be used for services which bring joy, praise and honor to our Lord. All services must be worship services leading the group gathered in music, words and actions for glory to our Lord Jesus Christ.
Wedding (Peace Lutheran or Little White Church) $ 750.00
To reserve the Church please fill in the following information (pdf link) and return to Peace Lutheran, P.O. Box 100, Silvana, WA 98287.
Becky Sather, office assistant
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Wedding Date _____________ Time _______
Peace Lutheran Little White Church on the Hill
Wedding Rehearsal Date _______________ Time ____________
Name of Couple ____________________________
Phone Number Day _______________
Payment Received __________ Date ________
Assigned Pastor _________________________
Assigned Hostess ________________________
Photographer (name and address) ____________________________________ ____________________________________