To enquire about general renting of the church hall for showers, etc., please contact Liz Hall
For weddings, please contact our minister
Pastoral Charge WEDDING
Old Highway 8, Rockton, Ontario
Rev. Louise Hart Church
Jutta Patton Organist:
Suzanne Woods Sheffield:
to both of you on your upcoming marriage! Our minister is available
to perform weddings both within the church and at off-site locations.
This is the Marriage Policy of our church:
at the discretion of the minister, perform all marriages recognized
by the United Church of Canada, between two persons who express:
deep desire for marriage
desire to express their devotion to each other before God
have an openness to receive God’s blessing in the celebration of
interview with the minister –
is to determine if Christian marriage is your true desire. Please
contact the church office to book an appointment. This meeting will
typically last about 1 hour. Both partners must be present.
non-refundable deposit (cash or cheque payable to “Rockton United
Church” or Sheffield United Church) for the use of the church. No
wedding date will be confirmed until we receive this deposit.
– These will discussed with the minister and confirmed at least one
month before the wedding.
– Music choices must be confirmed with the organist in advance.
to Finalize Ceremony Details with the minister
weeks before the ceremony
this brief meeting, the minister will discuss with you the ceremony
choices you have made, and conclude the pre-marriage work you may
have done. You are to bring your completed
marriage license to
this meeting. Please ensure all information on the license is
or two days before the ceremony
is set with the minister at a time when most participants can be
present. The rehearsal usually takes about 45 minutes.
the marriage, we will continue to hold you in our prayers, and offer
you support as appropriate and possible. We
encourage you, when possible; to attend worship so that you come to a
greater awareness of the ways God is present in your lives, and to
develop a better understanding of the wedding ceremony itself.
Sheffield’s service is at 9:3:0am. Rockton worships Sunday
mornings at 11:00am.*check our website prior to coming as sometimes
there is a joint 10am service.
are to secure a license from any City Hall or Municipal Office. Bring
it to your final meeting with the minister, or leave it in the church
least two weeks before the
of remainder of the fees should
be made at the church office at least two
weeks before the
wedding day by cash or cheque payable to “Rockton United Church”
or “Sheffield United Church.”
pray that God will bless your wedding day and your marriage with much
joy, laughter and love.
can be requested instead
of a marriage license for
those couples who worship regularly at Rockton or Sheffield United
Church. Discuss this possibility with the minister.
are the responsibility of the wedding couple. Flowers can be
delivered to the church one
hour prior to the ceremony. It
may be possible for decorations to be placed at the rehearsal time.
Any seasonal decorations (e.g. Christmas, Thanksgiving) will remain
in place. Please note that the use of confetti and rice is not
church office can prepare a wedding bulletin that lists your wedding
party and order of service. You are responsible for supplying the
bulletin covers (available at Christian bookstores). The minister can
provide examples. This service costs $25.
the ceremony is a service of worship, guests may take pictures during
the processional and recessional only. A designated photographer may
take pictures during the ceremony but must be discreet and is
discouraged from taking photos during the saying of the vows. All
photographers/videographers should check in with the minister prior
to the ceremony.
of church sanctuary -
For supporting members/adherents
the cost is $300
couples not connected to the Pastoral Charge who will be using their
cost will be
($400 for church and $100 for wedding coordinator.
couples not connected to the Pastoral Charge who will be using our
minister the charge will be $400
Fee - $200
members(and adherents) give their support to the church through
finances, volunteering or attendance and through any combination of