Our organist, Keith Rasmussan, will serve as the organist for your wedding. Keith will review all the music that you plan to use in the service and must endorse its use as part of the worship service and, in consultation with the minister, will approve all instrumental and vocal music. Since this is a worship service, the focus of the music is to be spiritual and sacred; so secular lyrics do not enhance worship and are inappropriate. Live music only is allowed.
Just as the organist must be from the church, we ask that you use only the church wedding coordinators. Outside coordinators may not be used. The coordinator will meet with you to help you plan for a smooth flow of the wedding.
At the rehearsal, the wedding coordinator will guide the members of the wedding party through the details of the wedding to be sure that each person understands what is to happen during the wedding ceremony. At the wedding, she will see that everything runs smoothly from the time of arrival until after the wedding.
All ceremonies performed in this church will be under her guidance. She will have authority over the photography performed to be sure it is in accordance with established church policy.
Photographers and videographers are the guests of the congregation of Hyde Park Presbyterian Church and out of courtesy should abide by the procedures of the church regarding photography of weddings.
For further information, please call the Church Office at 253-0069, X 21.