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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do I have a choice of places to hold the wedding ceremony?
A: Yes, the ceremony can be held either in the sanctuary, in the outdoor Prayer Garden, or a venue of your choosing .

Q: Do we need to be a member of Central to be married here?
A: No, both members and non-members are welcomed.

Q: How many attendees does the sanctuary seat?
A: The sanctuary comfortably seats 310 people.

Q: How many attendees does the Prayer Garden seat?
A: The Prayer Garden is capable of accomodating up to 70 people with additional seating.

Q: Can I use my own Pastor to officiate or co-officiate the wedding?
A: Our pastor must officiate at the wedding. An ordained Christian clergy may co-officiate upon our Senior Pastor's approval.

Q: Do you provide pre-marital counseling?
A: Pre-marital counseling sessions are offered by our pastor for couples who are married by our pastoral staff.

Q: What about music for my wedding?
A: Central staff musicians are available to provide music for your ceremony. Additional musicians or soloists that you may wish to have perform need to be arranged with our wedding coordinator

Q: May I record my wedding at Central?
A: Yes. Photographers and videographers need to be coordinated with Central's wedding coordinator.

Q: How do I contact the wedding coordinator?
A: Call the church office at 305-274-4007 between 9:30 am and 12:30pm, Monday to Thursday to set up an appointment with the wedding coordinator or email us at miacpc@bellsouth.net.

Q: Is there parking available for the wedding guests?
A: Yes, Central has ample parking for you and your wedding guests.

Q: What wedding dates are available?
A: The wedding coordinator will be able to tell you if your desired wedding day and rehearsal dates and times are available. The use of the Sanctuary or Prayer Garden for your wedding includes time for the rehearsal and the wedding day.

Q: Are there any dates when my wedding cannot take place at Central?
A: Weddings maybe held on most days, with the exceptions of Fridays, Sundays, New Year's Day, Holy Week, the week of VBS (early June), Thanksgiving Eve, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Check with the wedding coordinator.