Wedding

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Brougham Place Uniting Church is a magnificent heritage building, designed by architect Edmund Wright and constructed in 1859.

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Located within minutes of the city centre, graced by parks, with Italian marble stairs rising to the entrance, it has become a much sought after church for couples wanting to celebrate their marriage in a grand and historic setting. About 40 couples a year choose this church.

Meeting the Ministers

One of our ministers will meet with you approximately three months before your wedding date. The minister will discuss the specific arrangements for your wedding ceremony including readings, choice of vows, declarations and music. Together you will design a service that reflects you as a couple. You will also meet together for pre-marriage counselling.

Your are welcome to use your own minister by prior arrangement.

The Rehearsal

This the final meeting with a minister before your wedding day, and is held during the week before your wedding ceremony. We recommend that all members of the wedding party, and others involved in the ceremony, attend this rehearsal which usually lasts about one hour.

Music

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Our heritage pipe organ and grand piano, played by our music director, are included in the cost of the wedding. For an additional fee you can also have the Brougham Place choir sing hymns and other music selections. You may also organise your own musicians, soloists or CDs.

Making a Booking

To make an enquiry and preliminary booking, please call the church office. To confirm a wedding booking, please complete the Wedding booking form (PDF, 149KB). This, along with a (non-refundable) $150 deposit, will confirm your wedding date and time.

Costs

The wedding cost is $990 and covers:

  • Use of the church building for your rehearsal, ceremony and interviews
  • The minister
  • The organist and/or pianist to play music of your choice
  • Church officer to operate the sound system and play CDs
  • Wedding paperwork
  • Wedding certificate
  • Pre-marriage counselling

The wedding fee does not vary if you choose not to have any of these items.

Additional fee of $100 for the use of the Brougham Place choir.

Photographs

Several photographs of the interior and exterior of the church can be found here.

Our Community

Bridal party in 1917

For more than 150 years Brougham Place has been a "Light on the Hill." We are a community of hope that has passed faith from generation to generation, standing for justice and truth, equality and compassion, grace and love. Its cornerstone is built on Christ, the Living Word, spoken in the lives of its members. The Spirit continues to lead the mission of Brougham Place as it seeks to reach out and make known the love of God.

Aisles

Front of the church showing two aisles in 1885
The church has two aisles and cannot be changed to have a central aisle as the pews are fixed. The northern aisle is 1.21m wide at it narrowest and the southern aisle 1.18m.

Further Information

Please call to discuss any further questions. We are here to help you make your day special.

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