Having your wedding at St. James by-the-Sea, In La Jolla, California, can be somewhat of a fairy tale experience. Because of our historical setting, stained glass windows, high wooden ceilings and breathtaking view of the Pacific Ocean from the church steps, people from all over the United States and Canada plan their weddings here.
Our wedding policy, in part, is listed below. After reading this abridged policy, please call the church office at (858) 459-3421 x110 for further information in regards to remarriages after divorce, scheduling, flower and photography guidelines, and included services.
Our beautiful facilities for wedding receptions are available to both parishioners and non-parishioners.
Thank you for your interest in a wedding at St. James by-the-Sea, La Jolla, California.
One of the parties must have been or is willing to be baptized in a Trinitarian Christian Church.
The couple agree to participate in all premarital counseling, consisting of a preliminary meeting with the clergy of St. James, five sessions with a PREPARE-ENRICH Counselor chosen in consultation with the clergy, and a follow up session with the clergy of St. James.
The couple agree to the Episcopal Church's definition of marriage defined in its Declaration of Intention and plan their wedding according to the "Celebration and Blessing of a Marriage" from the Book of Common Prayer, 1979.
The couple agree that one of the clergy of St. James shall preside at their wedding.