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Wedding Ceremonies

Located in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh near popular wedding venues, Smithfield United Church of Christ offers a traditional setting for your most sacred celebrations.  Regardless of your church membership, or lack thereof, our congregation welcomes your consideration.  

Why Choose Smithfield? 


  • Centrally located in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh 

  • No need for membership - all are welcome

  • Chapel capacity of up to 300 guests in our sanctuary

  • Social Hall and kitchen available for small receptions

  • First-class musicians and singers available for ceremony

Fee Schedule


A non-refundable deposit of $100 is required to reserve wedding date and time.  All fees are due in the church office no later than one month in advance of scheduled wedding date and are non-refundable at that time.  Sanctuary fee is waived for members of Smithfield UCC.  Please contact the church regarding COVID-19 protocols.

Sanctuary fee - $750

Honorarium for Smithfield UCC minister - $500
Custodial fee for wedding - $200 (+ $50/ hour after 4 hours)
Custodial fee for rehearsal - $50
Honorarium for organist - negotiable 
Honorarium for soloist - negotiable

Wedding Forms

Below are the Wedding Reservation Form and Visiting Clergy Form to be completed only if you wish to have an outside clergy officiate the ceremony.  All visiting clergy MUST BE properly credentialed and approved by our senior minister a minimum of three months prior to the ceremony.  Please complete and return the appropriate forms to our office.  The forms can be emailed at or faxed at (412) 434-0155.

As always, we welcome your questions and special concerns.  Call the church office at (412) 281-1811 or consult with one of the ministers at your earliest convenience.

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