Guidelines and Policies for the Celebration of Weddings

We are here to guide and assist you in making your marriage a truly sacred occasion in your lives.  Marriage, according to tradition and ritual, is “instituted of God, regulated by the commandments, blessed by our Lord Jesus Christ, to be held in honor among all humanity.”  Your wedding will mean more to you, and to your families and friends, when careful concern is given to this holy occasion.

We are an Open and Affirming Church, so we welcome all ceremonies. including LGBTQ. 

Please contact our office for more details on having your wedding at First Church of Christ, Congregational in Bethany.

Contact the Church Office By E-mail: or by Phone: 203-393-3116