hour has been scheduled for rehearsal time the day prior to the wedding date.
If the rehearsal begins late due to the late arrival of the wedding party, the
time allotted will be reduced by that amount. The rehearsal must end and the
Chapel vacated by the original scheduled time. The rehearsals are assigned at
6:00 or 7:00 p.m. during the school year and 5:00, 6:00 or 7:00 p.m. during the
The wedding schedules available for your ceremony are as follows:
calendar months: (September - May)
Two ceremonies per Saturday with a three hour allotted
wedding schedule. First scheduled ceremony will determine the second three-hour
allotted wedding schedule.
Summer months: (June - August)
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Wedding service at 11 or 11:30 a.m.
1:30 - 4:30 p.m. Wedding service at 2:30 or 3 p.m.
5 - 8 p.m. Wedding service at 6 or 6:30 p.m.
for the use of Harbison Chapel:
$400.00 if either one of the parties is a GCC student, graduate or former
$450.00 if neither party is a former student or graduate.
($50.00 nonrefundable fee due to cancellation: NO REFUND if cancellation is
less than 3 months prior to wedding date)
wedding hostess will be present to assist only as requested at the rehearsal
and ceremony; therefore no external wedding director or consultant is
necessary. By the time of the rehearsal the wedding couple should be prepared
to delegate which usher is to seat whom, who will lay the crash (aisle runner),
who is to remove clothing and personal possessions, the order in which the
bridesmaids will process, and which groomsman will be paired with which
bridesmaid. Selection of music must be made prior to the rehearsal.
day of the ceremony, the wedding party may have use of the Chapel and the
Bride's Room within the three-hour allotted wedding schedule. This would
include the florist delivery and decorating. The ceremony begins with the
bride's room is in the Narthex of the Chapel. The bride and her attendants may
dress there. Furniture and other fixtures in the Chapel may not be moved. The
preferred area for the ushers to dress is in the choir robe room off the
Chancel area. Clergy may robe there as well.
rooms are located on the lower level of the Chapel and at each side of the
Chancel area. Smoking, food and drink are prohibited in the Chapel at all
To protect the beauty of the grounds and for
environmental considerations, the releasing of balloons or birds is prohibited.
No rice, confetti, birdseed or other materials may be thrown in the Chapel or
on the Chapel grounds.
Be sure you have made arrangements to remove your
flowers, candles, etc. from the sanctuary immediately following your ceremony.
If time permits, by decision of the Wedding
Hostess, the wedding party, parents and clergy may return to the Chancel area
for posed photos. Within the three-hour time designation, the wedding party,
guests, florists and photographers must be clear of the chapel and grounds, and
all automobiles must be removed. Remember there is probably another wedding
ceremony about to take place.
It is the responsibility of the wedding couple to
ensure that all personal property is removed from the Chapel premises
immediately following the ceremony. Grove City College is not responsible for