“And now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; and the greatest of these is love.”
— 1 Corinthians 13:13
“Marriage is a gift God has given to all humankind for the well-being of the entire human family.”
— The Book of Order of the Presbyterian Church U.S.A., W-4.0601.
"When we love a person, we accept him or her exactly as is: the lovely with the unlovely, the strong along with the fearful, the true mixed in with the façade, and of course, the only way we can do it is by accepting ourselves that way."
— The Rev. Fred Rogers
St. Andrew Presbyterian Church is a community made up of various backgrounds and beliefs, yet drawn together by the unifying love of Jesus the Christ, our abiding care for one another, and our passion for serving the community around us. At St. Andrew, all people are welcome — and “all” means all.
We are excited that you are thinking about celebrating your marriage in our church building, and we hope the Policy & Planning Guide below will answer your questions about how to make the celebration of your union a meaningful and moving event for everyone involved.
If you have any questions, please reach out to me at any time.
The Rev. W. Robert Martin III
Lead Pastor and Head of Staff
St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, Iowa City