The union of husband and wife in heart, body, and mind is intended by God for their mutual joy; for the help and comfort given one another in prosperity and adversity; and, when it is God’s will, for the procreation of children and their nurture in the knowledge and love of the Lord. Therefore marriage is not to be entered into unadvisedly or lightly, but reverently, deliberately, and in accordance with the purposes for which it was instituted by God.
WHO MAY BE MARRIED AT ALL SAINTS EPISCOPAL CHURCH?
Those who have the Rector's permission
Those who meet the requirements of the Episcopal Church and the State of Florida
Either the bride or the groom must be a pledging member in good standing of All Saints.
If a divorce is in the history of either person seeking marriage, the Bishop's permission must be sought.
WHO MAY PERFORM A MARRIAGE AT ALL SAINTS EPISCOPAL CHURCH?
The clergy of All Saints.
In the case of a marriage where one partner is not an Episcopalian, the clergyperson of that person's faith may participate with the officiating priest; the officiating priest must give permission for this to happen.
WHEN SHOULD I CONTACT ALL SAINTS EPISCOPAL CHURCH IF I WISH TO BE MARRIED THERE?
As soon as you know of the intended marriage. All Saints' calendar fills quickly. If you wait too long, your choice of date may be limited.
IS COUNSELING REQUIRED?
Premarital counseling is required by the Episcopal Church and is desirable.
WHAT CEREMONIES MAY WE USE?
The ceremony will be from The Book of Common Prayer and may include the Holy Eucharist.
ARE THERE COSTS INVOLVED?
The cost associated with the usual Celebration and Blessing of a Marriage incurred by All Saints Episcopal Church is $3,000, which includes honoraria for the priest, organist, and support staff as well as reimbursement to the parish for utilities. Other costs may apply.
HOW DO I SCHEDULE A WEDDING AT ALL SAINTS EPISCOPAL CHURCH?
Speak with the Rev. Sherod Mallow at 954-467-6496
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