Please bring or mail in the following items with the completed forms (DO NOT FAX):

  1. Bride’s Baptismal certificate.
  2. Groom’s Baptismal certificate.
  3. Letter of Good Standing from Koumbaro’s home parish 
  4. $750 Sacrament Fee (Non-Stewards only - This is not Stewardship)*
  5. Chanter Fee - $125.00 and Caretaker Fee - $100.00
  6. Organist (if needed) - $150.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SACRAMENT DATE CANNOT BE BOOKED UNTIL THIS FORM AND THE ABOVE ITEMS ARE RECEIVED.

Once all required forms are received the bride and groom will come to the office to sign the official documents.

 

*The sacrament fee will be waived only if the family of the bride or groom are stewards in good standing of St. Paraskevi.

 

WEDDING DAY REQUIREMENTS

  1. Stefana (wedding crowns) 2. Silver Tray with Koufeta (Candied Almonds)   
  2. Two (2) small candles 4. Wedding Rings

 

CHURCH DECORATION GUIDELINES

The Greek Orthodox Church is adorned with only those things that remind us of Heaven, and therefore do not require any additional decorating. However, certain items are acceptable for weddings.

  1. Flower arrangements on the pews down main aisle only. No nails, tape, glue, etc. are allowed to affix flowers.
  2. Two (2) floral arrangements only. They must not be higher than three (3’) feet tall (Including stand)
  3. Two (2) large candles not taller than three (3’) feet high including stands.

 

WEDDING REHEARSALS

Wedding rehearsals are not required. If you still would like a wedding rehearsal, please call the church office to make the arrangements. 

 

Anything outside of these guidelines must receive written permission from the Senior Pastor of St. Paraskevi

 

Groom's Information

Has The Groom Ever Been Married Before *

If YES please fill out Supplementary Record Form.

 

Are you related to the intended Bride? *

Bride's Information

Has The Bride Ever Been Married Before *

If YES please fill out Supplementary Record Form.

 

Are you related to the intended Groom? *

Sponsor (Koumbaroi) Information

Please note that the person who will be exchanging the crowns must be an Orthodox Christian in good standing.
Is the sponsor married? *

Sacrament Contract

The Bride and the Groom agree that we will be on time for our wedding.

We also agree that if the wedding does not begin within ONE HALF (1-1/2) HOUR after the scheduled start time, which is caused by the bride, groom, or any of the bridal party and its attendants, we agree to pay a late fee of $500.00.

We further agree that if we throw anything, rice, flower petals, koufeta, etc. in the Church without the written permission of the Senior Pastor of St. Paraskevi, we will pay a $350.00 cleaning fee.

By checking the box below you confirm that you read and agree with the Sacrament Contract. *