With the permission of the Rector, anyone holding proper
credentials from the Alberta Provincial Government and a
recognized Christian denomination may preside at a wedding
ceremony at St. Barnabas
Participants: Relatives, friends and
members of the wedding party are welcome to read Bible
readings and lead the Prayers of the People. Other Christian
pastors and ministers are also welcome to participate in the
Eucharist: Appropriate, but not necessary
as part of the Celebration and Blessing of a Marriage.
Rehearsal: Usually the evening before the
wedding. Everyone with an active part to play in the
ceremony should be there.
Music: Should be arranged with the sound
operator. We can put you in touch with an organist should
you require one.
Flowers: Are welcome for your celebration
and may be left in the church for our Sunday worship after
which they are delivered to people in hospital, or shut ins.
Pew Bows: Decorative white pew bows can be
put out by members of the St. Barnabas Altar Guild before
Candles: Two candelabras complete with
candles are available for your service.
Other Decorations: Please ask the Rector
or Church Secretary.
Confetti, Rice, Birdseed: Not allowed.
Heat: St. Barnabas is not air conditioned.
In the summer the church can be very warm. Advise your
family and friends to dress appropriately.
is a $500 facilities fee for those who are not active
members of St. Barnabas. Honorariums
for musicians, etc. are extra.
There is no fee
expected for the Rector of the parish, but you should pay a
retired priest or someone who is not on parish salary.
The facilities fee,
or any donations, should be given to the office when booking
or no later than 1 month prior to the rehearsal.
Cheques should be
made out to St. Barnabas Anglican Church.
If you wish to explore the Celebration and Blessing of a
Christian Marriage at St. Barnabas, contact the office.