SCHEDULING YOUR WEDDING
Looking for a location to have your ceremony? Our South Campus building is available for wedding ceremonies! Weddings at our church are limited to 1 ceremony per month (January – November) and are reserved on a first come first serve basis. In order to utilize our church building for your ceremony, membership at The Ransom Church is not required however premarital counseling is required either through our Marriage Mentoring ministry, ordained pastor or licensed counseling organization.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call our central office at 605-339-3733 to find out if the date you’re interested in is available. Due to the scheduling demands of our ministry, the Downtown Campus building is not available for ceremonies.
I need a pastor to officiate our wedding
To request a pastor from The Ransom Church, click here to complete the Pastor Request Form.
If a Ransom pastor officiates your wedding, you’ll be required to complete marriage mentoring with them along with a mentor couple from our church assigned to walk with you as you prepare for marriage and beyond, even if you are not utilizing a Ransom facility.
Building rental: $0
It is our pleasure to host your wedding at no charge!
Reservation deposit: $250
The deposit is paid to the order of The Ransom Church and is due at time of reservation and will be held for the wedding. Your deposit will be returned following the wedding pending building inspection.
Pastoral honorarium: $200 (This applies to all weddings no matter the wedding location)
The cost will be paid to the order of the pastor officiating the wedding.
Sound tech: $100
The use of a certified Ransom Church sound tech is required and the cost is paid to the order of the person working with the couple.
Video tech: $100
The use of a certified Ransom Church sound tech is required and the cost of paid to the order of the person working with the couple.
Wedding coordinator: $200
A Ransom wedding coordinator is required when using a Ransom facility. You will be assigned coordinator to assist you in the planning of decorating needs, set up, scheduling, building access, rehearsal and more. Cost will be paid to the order of the individual working with the couple.
Cost is paid to the order of The Ransom Church.
Premarital Assessment: $50
This cost will be paid when assessment form is filled out.
* for weddings at a Ransom facility, all costs will be collected by the wedding coordinator at the rehearsal. Costs will be paid directly to those assisting (Tech’s + Coordinator) and officiating (Pastor) your wedding. The reservation deposit and custodial costs will be paid to the order of The Ransom Church.