Weddings


Our church is commonly referred to as “the wedding church” as its unique architecture and beautiful, light filled sanctuary provide very special surroundings for your special day.

Weddings in the state of California require a marriage license by a state agency. A marriage license can be obtained from the county clerk.  You can begin completing your marriage license application online, which will help speed up the process for obtaining your license. To obtain your actual license, you are both required to appear in person at the office of the county clerk.

You must present a valid photo ID(driver's license, passport, military ID, etc). The current fee for a public marriage license in $61 (please check with the county clerk for the latest fees). Payment can be made by cash, personal check, cashier's check, money order, Discover Card, American Express, MasterCard, Visa and debit. A marriage license must be more than 24 hours and less than 90 days old to be valid.

Note: A marriage license from the state of New York is only valid in the state of New York.

Planning a Wedding?

Southern California and the greater Los Angeles area are an incredibly exciting and fascinating place to live and visit. The Danish Lutheran Church can provide a unique setting for a wedding in California. Our church provides an intimate setting for any wedding--grand or small.

The pastor would be like to meet you before the wedding, and you should contact the pastor to arrange a date for the wedding and a pastoral conversation. We have a very skilled wedding coordinator and organist on hand for your convenience.

The pastor can also perform weddings at other churches or venues: the beach, the mountains, a hotel or private gardens. There are fees for wedding ceremonies onsite and off. Please contact the pastor for information.

Facility Rental

You can rent the congregation hall, kitchen and patio as well as host a reception after the ceremony, which gives you the opportunity to celebrate the church service and the reception at the same beautiful venue. 

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