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Weddings & Funerals

Weddings Funerals

The facilities at the Downtown and North campuses are available for gatherings for your key life events.

Weddings at Bethlehem

Marriage is designed by God to be a parable of his awesome love for his people. That's why we take marriage and preparation for marriage so seriously at Bethlehem. We want you to experience the profound joy that comes from a God-centered marriage and want to do everything we can to make this process as easy as possible.

Every couple interested in having their wedding or wedding reception at Bethlehem should submit a Wedding Request Form. Once you have submitted the form, you will be contacted for confirmation. 

You should know ...

  • We have several pastors available to perform weddings.
  • Weddings at Bethlehem must align with our Church Covenant and Relational Commitments.
  • We do require pre-marital counseling, which may be done by a Bethlehem pastor or another qualified counselor.
  • If someone other than a Bethlehem pastor performs the ceremony, the couple must first meet with a Bethlehem pastor who will sponsor the ceremony in our building.
  • Part of the fee charged for being married at Bethlehem covers a Wedding Coordinator, who will meet with you, help to plan the ceremony as needed, and serve as a reference point for the details of your ceremony.
  • Due to the large number of events at Bethlehem we place some limitations on wedding times, such as no later than a 1pm start time on Saturdays. We also primarily limit weddings to people who are part of the Bethlehem community.
  • If you wish to have your reception or rehearsal dinner at Bethlehem, you will need to contact our Administrator for Properties, Christian Hunt

Your request will be received by Krista Smith, our Receptionist. She will gather pertinent information and connect you with those who can help with other details.


Need Immediate Help?

Were ready to pray with you and help you.

If youre currently in the process of planning an imminent service and you have a particular pastor in mind call the church office and ask for that pastor or his assistant: 612-338-7653. If youre not sure which pastor to ask for then contact ...

Matt Moore (612-338-7653 x425)

Will a Pastor Conduct the Service?

Yes. Well do our best to see that the pastor you choose is available to conduct the funeral service.

Can I Use Bethlehem’s Facilities?

Yes. As best we can, we try to give funerals for Bethlehem members first priority for facility use. However, at times, due to previously scheduled commitments, options may be limited.

Is There a Fee?

If the service is for a member of the church or his/her family member, there will not be a charge.

Can I Share a Condolence Notice With the Congregation?

Condolence notices are included in the pastoral weekly emails when members and regular attendees experience the loss of an immediate family member. Service details can be shared as well, if desired. To notify Bethlehem of such a loss, contact the receptionist (612-338-7653).

Need More?

For further information, contact ...

Matt Moore (612-338-7653 x425)