While not considered a sacrament, performing Christian wedding ceremonies is an important ministry of the church of Jesus Christ. The conditions for considering the performance of a Christian marriage within the context of the church named herein, whether performed on any of the church property, or at another venue, is specific to the solemn ceremony of joining one man and one woman “only” in holy matrimony, called marriage as described in scripture. Approval of wedding ceremony and wedding reception requests are clearly at the discernment and discretion of the Church Session