If you would like to be married at Gloria Dei, please print this form, complete it, and either return it by email, regular mail or deliver it in person to the church office. Also, feel free to pick up or request a wedding brochure outlining further details. After completing the form and reading the brochure you should contact the church office at 630-968-6231, in order to schedule an appointment with a pastor. This is a necessary step in order to finalize the wedding date.
Weddings are occasions of both joy and reverence-joy because of the gifts of love and happiness that the couple have found in each other, and reverence because of the deep commitment they have made to live out their vows under the grace of God. The staff of Gloria Dei is eager to help make your wedding a lovely and meaningful event.
Marriage is a gift God has given to all humankind for the well-being of the entire human family. Marriage is a civil contract between two loving and faithful people. For Christians, marriage is a covenant through which a couple offer vows before God to live out together their lives of discipleship. In a service of Christian marriage, a lifelong commitment is made to each other, publicly witnessed and acknowledged by the community of faith.
The Christian marriage ceremony is a service of worship before God, normally conducted within the church. Dignity will be expected on the part of all present.