Weddings at Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral
Christian Marriage Ceremonies for All Couples
Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral welcomes couples seeking a Christian wedding. Explore whether Saint Mark’s is a match for your ceremony as you take this important life step.
Who Can Get Married at Saint Mark’s?
Holy Matrimony is a Sacramental Rite of the Episcopal Church. It is a joyous occasion where all in attendance celebrate the marriage through participation in prayers, hymns and thanksgiving to God. Couples, regardless of gender, may marry at Saint Mark’s if at least one of the members of the couple is baptized and connected to a faith community.
Is Saint Mark’s Right for Us?
As you start planning your wedding, you will want to explore if a Christian wedding matches your vision for starting this phase of your life together. A good way to begin is by attending a worship service and introducing yourself to the clergy. Our clergy can help you discern whether an Episcopal Church wedding is right for you. You can also visit our website ourcathedral.org to learn more about our faith community.
How Do We Plan a Wedding at Saint Mark’s?
Call us at 612-870-7800 and ask to speak with our Wedding Liaison who will walk you through all the steps of selecting a date and planning the logistics of your ceremony. To prepare for this important event, couples marrying at Saint Mark’s complete premarital counseling; we are happy to make counseling referrals.
All Are Welcome
Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral supports all couples seeking marriage, including legal marriage for same gender couples. Same gender couples will find an inclusive environment for your wedding. Blessings of same gender unions have been celebrated by our clergy for many years. The new marriage law allows us to extend this ministry to legal same-gender marriages.
Take the Next Step
Call us at 612-870-7800 and ask to speak with our Wedding Liaison to plan your wedding at Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral.
St. Mark’s Wedding Guide
Revised 2012 current planning document. New 2014 planning guide will be available soon.