If you are considering having your wedding performed by one of our Pastors and/or at our facilities, please contact the Care Ministries Department by calling 802-878-8213, x. 140.  The wedding application process can begin within one year of the proposed wedding date. 

Led by a Marriage Mentoring Couple, premarital counseling is required and must be completed before the ceremony.  There are seven 1 1/2-2 hour sessions and it takes approximately 3 months to complete.

The main auditorium holds approximately 400 people.  No smoking, alcohol or dancing at the facilities.  If you are not a regular attendee of Essex Alliance Church there is a charge for use of the facilities.


  • Pastoral honorarium: to be discussed with officiating pastor
  • Essex Alliance Church sound and lighting technician:  $150.00
  • Musicians’ fees vary and are responsibility of bride & groom.
  • Non-attendee facility fee is determined by rooms requested.