First Lutheran Church of Brainerd, MN
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WEDDING INFORMATION
First Lutheran Church, Brainerd, MN
Professional Fees


Service
1. Prepare/Enrich Premarriage Inventory
2. Premarriage Retreat (at Brainerd/Baxter ELCA churches)
3. Pastoral Honorarium (for pastor officiating)
4. Wedding Coordinator
      (also serves as wedding custodian)
5. Building Use (weddings/receptions)
      • Use of Church (sanctuary) for wedding
      • Fellowship Hall/Kitchen rental (reception)*
      • Custodial Fee during Reception
      • Damage deposit (returned, if no damage)

6. Organist (includes wedding rehearsal)

 


Members
$35
$130
$175
$150

 
N/C
$150
$15/hour
$50

$150


Non-Members
$35
$130
$200
$175


$150
$200
$15/hour
$50

$200

 
NOTES:

1. Fellowship Hall fees (*) are for the simple use of the fellowship hall (Koinonia) and the kitchen. The wedding couple is responsible for providing their own kitchen workers, including people to wash dishes and clean the kitchen. One First Lutheran Wedding Committee member will be on-hand to supervise
2. Currently, all wedding reception dinners or meals must be either catered or provided by family of the wedding couple. There is no food service provided by First Lutheran Church. Items available for use at First Lutheran include dishes, glasses, coffee cups and utensils. All other serving utensils, punch bowls, punch glasses, cake plates, silver service, etc. must be supplied by couple, family or caterer. No alcohol is allowed on church property at any time
3. The marriage license, along with a check covering the above fees, must be left in the church office at least one week prior to the wedding
4. Fees for soloists, pianists/organists and others participating in wedding ceremony are to be agreed upon separately between bride/groom and participant