Marriage Instructions and Customs
of Emmanuel Church, Great River, NY
Congratulations on your upcoming marriage. This is a very exciting
time in your life and Emmanuel is pleased that you are considering
a church wedding. Before deciding, please carefully read through
this information packet regarding how the Episcopal Church at
large and Emmanuel Church view marriage, and what the requirements
The Church views Holy Matrimony as a sacrament, which is an
outward and visible sign of God's grace, because you are asking
God's blessing upon your marriage. By being married in the church,
you are also choosing to be part of a community of faith that
will support and nurture you in your married life.
Please read the following policy carefully. If you wish to
continue the discussion, please come to a Sunday service
(8:00am and 10:00am) and speak with the clergy.
Click on the links below for all additional information