Weddings

It is the policy of Nativity Lutheran Church to suspend all face to face activities during the “stay at home mandate”. No weddings, funerals, baptisms or worship will be conducted in the building during this time. Pastors, at their discretion, can conduct online weddings, funerals, baptisms or worship. Nativity Lutheran Church will abide by the orders of Minnesota Governor and MN Department of Health in determining when it is safe to hold activities on site.

A WEDDING AT NATIVITY LUTHERAN CHURCH

WORSHIP

A wedding is a gathering of the community of family and friends to praise God and to give thanks for the love of husband and wife, family and friends.

CELEBRATION

A celebration of the love a couple has found in each other and life together as the family of God.

GOOD NEWS

As we gather before God, participants hear again the promises God makes to us in Jesus Christ, “For I have come to bring you life and to have it abundantly.” “Love one another as I have loved you.”

PROMISE

Couples promise before God, their family and friends that they will be faithful to each other and to God.

WEDDING FEES

* =Required

PRE-MARITAL PREPARATION


  • * Growing Together $ 75.00 per couple

CEREMONY


  • * Pastor $200.00
  • Organist/Pianist $200.00
    If rehearsal is required—additional $100.00
  • Vocalist $150.00
    If rehearsal is required—additional $75.00
  • Instrumentalist $200.00
    If rehearsal is required—additional $100.00
  • * Audio Technician $ 75.00
    If couple would like a DVD of the wedding an additional Technician is required $100.00
  • *Wedding Coordinator $175.00
  • *Custodian/Maintenance $150.00Candles
  • Unity and 2 Taper Candles $ 25.00
  • Aisle Candles (12) $ 50.00

RECEPTION


  • Custodial/Maintenance $150.00

Topics Often Asked About

Air Conditioning

  • Building is air conditioned.

Bulletins/Programs

  • Not available through Nativity.

Candles

  • We have twelve aisle candles.
  • Fee: $50
  • Unity Candle and Two Tapers
  • You may purchase the set from Nativity at a cost of $25 or you may bring your own.
  • Nativity does not furnish candelabras
  • You may rent them from a florist.

Dressing Rooms Are Available

  • Men Room 116 on Lower Level
  • Women Room 213 on Upper Level
  • Hospitality Room 218 on Upper Level

Prayer Kneelers

  • Prayer kneelers are available for use.

Pastors

  • Pastors officiate at wedding settings other than Nativity depending on schedule. Please negotiate with Officiating Pastor. Other Pastors/Priests can be involved with permission of Officiating Pastor.

Reception in Fellowship Hall

  • Seating—136 people comfortably
  • Tables—17 round tables, 60” in diameter, seat 8
  • 15 rectangular tables, size 3’x8’, seat 8

Dressing Rooms Are Available

  • Men Room 116 on Lower Level
  • Women Room 213 on Upper Level
  • Hospitality Room 218 on Upper Level

Reception in Commons Area

  • Seating—96 people
  • Tables—12 round tables, seat 8

Use of Rice or Birdseed

  • Not allowed by our insurance company due to liability issues.

Interested in having your wedding at Nativity?

Fill out the Wedding form