Q. WHEN SHOULD WE CONTACT THE CHURCH ABOUT OUR WEDDING?
A. As soon as possible, please. Many wedding dates are on the calendar more than a year in advance. At a bare minimum, the necessary preparation takes at least two months.
Q.WHAT HAPPENS ONCE WE HEAR FROM YOU?
A.Once we hear from you we will either invite you to worship with us on Sunday to view the property after the service is over, or will schedule a time to meet directly at the chuch with you to go over details and sign the appropriate rental contracts.
Q. HOW DO WE RESERVE A WEDDING DATE?
A.The only way that a wedding date is officially reserved to do two things. Once the date is confirmed to be available you must meet with the wedding coordinator to fill out the contract, and also place a 50% non refundable deposit towards your total rental fee. Once we have a signed contract and your deposit your date is set in stone.
Q. CAN WE HAVE ANOTHER MINISTER ASSIST OR PERFORM THE SERVICE?
A. Yes, as long as they are of Christian faith they may perform the ceremony in the church.
Q. DO WE HAVE TO BE MEMBERS TO BE MARRIED IN THE CHURCH?
Q. CAN YOU PERFORM A SERVICE THAT IS NOT RELIGIOUS?
A. No. All weddings in the church are, by definition, religious.
Q. WHEN CAN OUR WEDDING BE HELD?
A. We can schedule any day and time of day that we agree upon and which is available on both the church calendar, and yours.
Q. WHAT ABOUT MUSIC?
A. You may either have all music prepared on a cd with our silver package, or our have our music director play one of the many instruments he is well versed in for your wedding with our gold package. We do allow outside musicians to sing and play our baby grand piano only. All other instruments present are personally owned by a church member and are off-limits.
Q. WHAT ABOUT WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY?
A. We allow outside video and Photography Vendors at Branson Christian Church. They are allowed to arrive at the begining of the 4 hour time period the day of the wedding. The Balcony is available to place a stationary video camera on.
Q. CAN WE CONSUME ALCOHOL OR ALLOW SMOKING ON CHURCH PROPERTY?
A. No, we do NOT permit ALCOHOL or SMOKING ANYWHERE ON CHURCH PROPERTY.