Weddings

A Christian marriage reflects the relationship between Christ and the Church. When a couple marry in the Church they ask for and receive God’s blessing on their union.

St Augustine’s is a beautiful place for a wedding.

Welcome and congratulations on your engagement. We wish you both every joy and happiness as you prepare and enter into marriage.

We believe God instituted marriage for His purposes and for our good. It is a great gift of God to men and women and we hope that you will come to experience how good it can be.

It is our desire to be as helpful as possible and to ensure your wedding day is both meaningful and happy.

The wedding pack, which contains all that you need to know about weddings at St Augustine’s, may be downloaded below.

We are delighted if you are considering having your wedding ceremony at St Augustine’s.  Please carefully read the information below.

The wedding package, (see download below) contains all the information you need to plan your wedding here:

  • A booklet about weddings at St Augustine’s
  • The “Notice of Intent” (the legal requirement)
  • A copy of the Anglican Wedding Service
  • A guide to preparing your wedding booklet
  • An Anglicare brochure about the pre-marriage course, (please let them know you are getting married at St Augustine’s and they will bill us direct)
  • Happy Ever After – an important document for people planning to marry

Please note that weddings arranged on Sundays attract a surcharge of $200.00

BOOKING CONFIRMATION

To  confirm your booking please send a $200 deposit to PO Box 202, Hamilton Central QLD  4007, complete the Wedding Information Sheet and return as soon as possible.

You can make a cheque payable to Hamilton Anglican Parish.  Alternately, you can make an EFT payment to:

Account  Name – Hamilton Anglican Parish

Bank – Westpac

Please make sure that your name/s are included in the payment details and email us with the transaction confirmation number and a scanned  copy of the transaction confirmation attached to the email when you have made the transfer.

The remaining amount can be paid a fortnight prior to the wedding.  (These are current prices and could be subject to change.)  Also as detailed in the download documents, should you wish for the choir to sing at your wedding an additional fee of $200 is payable and Sunday weddings attract a $200.00 surcharge.

NOTICE OF INTENDED MARRIAGE

The Notice of Intent must be signed at least one calendar month BEFORE the wedding and witnessed by the Rector.  We suggest that you contact the Parish Office at least four months before your wedding to arrange a pre-wedding appointment with the Rector.  This should allow plenty of time to ensure the Notice of Intent is signed in time.  Please complete the notice of intent, but DO NOT SIGN, and give this document to the Rector at your pre-wedding interview with copies of your Birth Certificates and at least one Baptism Certificate.

It is a requirement of those marrying at St Augustine’s to attend a pre-marriage course.  Please see the Prepare/Enrich Flyer in the wedding pack.

Please don’t hesitate to call the Office if you have any queries.

You may discuss any aspects of the Marriage service with us, including music, however, we are only able to use ‘Authorised Services’ as set by the Diocese of Brisbane.

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The Wedding Pack

The marriage preparation guide is provided above as both a Word and PDF document for your convenience.

Have you considered hiring the Lawns for post-ceremony celebrations? (St Augustine’s Church does not have a liquor license, so alcohol may be served but not sold on the premises.)


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