Redeemer Lutheran Church is a wonderful place to have a wedding ceremony. Redeemer welcomes the celebration of marriages for all couples, members and non-members, regardless of sexual orientation. Questions regarding availability, cost, and wedding guidelines should be directed to the church office.
The pastors of Redeemer will preside at Christian wedding ceremonies after a couple has completed pre-marital counseling either with the pastor or another approved counselor. Redeemer’s music director will perform at all weddings unless special arrangements have been made with our music director. Redeemer also provides wedding hostesses who make sure a ceremony runs smoothly.
FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) about Weddings at Redeemer
Do you perform wedding ceremonies for non-members. Yes
What is the seating capacity of the church? About 250
Is the building handicap accessible? Yes, we have an elevator on the west side of the building, enter under the canopy.
Photographer / Videographer? No flash photos are allowed during the ceremony. Videographer may not set up any equipment in the chancel/altar area. Videotaping may be done from the balcony or the floor of the sanctuary.
Are there area florists you can recommend? There are three florists in downtown Hinsdale. Each has a key for the building and can deliver flowers when needed. Jane’s Blue Iris, 630-325-2983; Hinsdale Flower Shop, 630-323-0313; Philip’s Flowers, 630-323-9300.
Do you have a musician on staff? Yes, Heike Burghart Rice is our Director of Music and will coordinate music for the ceremony.
How long is the aisle? 66 feet long
Do you have an aisle runner? Yes, and can be used for the cost of cleaning it – $75.00
Redeemer has a wedding hostess who will be available on the day of the wedding and rehearsal to help with coordination of the ceremony.
No beverages are allowed in the nave at any time.