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Weddings at the Vineyard – FAQs

The short answers to common first questions.

The Vineyard makes its facility available to Members and Attendees for Vineyard approved weddings in accordance with the Biblical standard of marriage being between a man and woman, and all fees listed herein are paid directly to the individuals performing the specific services.  An Attendee is someone who has completed and turned in a connection card for 6 weeks in a row and has signed up to take the All In Membership class.

 

Can a Vineyard Wedding Pastor marry me if I am not a member of the Vineyard Church?
Yes. There are some details to tend to, but yes.

What does a wedding held at the Vineyard Church building cost?
Cost can vary depending on the options appropriate for your wedding.  Please see the page titled “Vineyard Wedding Options and Fees” in the packet.

What does an off-site wedding performed by a Vineyard Wedding Pastor cost?
Cost can vary depending on the options appropriate for your wedding. Please see the page titled “Vineyard Wedding Options and Fees” in the packet.

What if I don’t have this amount of money?
Please contact the Vineyard Wedding Pastor at 304-242-0463. We’d be glad to discuss available options with you.

Are there any prerequisites to being married by a Vineyard wedding pastor?
Yes. The basics are as follows (please see the Wedding Packet for full detail):

  • Complete the Prepare/Enrich Survey ($35 fee paid to Prepare/Enrich).
  • Meet for 3 pre-marital counseling sessions with the Vineyard Wedding Pastor who agrees to perform your ceremony.
  • Complete the Marriage Preparation Course (when available).

Does the Vineyard host wedding receptions?
The Vineyard is not equipped to host wedding receptions.

What days and times can I have my wedding at the Vineyard Church building?
Saturdays. Your wedding can begin anytime from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm and needs to be completed by 2:00 pm due to preparation for our Saturday evening service(s).  (Alternative days/times can be discussed.) 

How much time do I have for my wedding?
You may have 4 hours access to the sanctuary on the day of your ceremony. This includes set-up, decorating, the wedding ceremony, post wedding pictures and clean up.

Are there any dates the Vineyard does not schedule wedding ceremonies?
We do not schedule weddings the weeks before and after Christmas, Christmas Eve or Christmas Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day nor Thanksgiving weekend. Scheduling during other holidays will depend on the availability of Vineyard staff.

How many people can attend my wedding at the Vineyard sanctuary?
The Sanctuary will seat up to 400 people.