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First Presbyterian Church offers dynamic wedding services to make your special day come true. In addition to the rich history within our church, our sanctuary includes wonderful amenities for weddings, with two distinct indoor ceremony spaces to choose from, as well as our outdoor garden plaza. 

Ceremony Amenities

• Two indoor ceremony spaces 

       Sanctuary:  up to 650 guests

       Chapel: up to 50 guests

• One outdoor ceremony space

       Plaza: up to 300 guests

• On-site wedding coordinator

• Bride and Groom dressing rooms
• Officiant - one of our pastors or a choice of yours**

• Organ and grand piano available

• Organist/music consultant available

• Complimentary one-hour ceremony rehearsal included

• Livestreaming of the wedding - includes a complimentary digital copy of the entire wedding ceremony

• Your choice of florist, photographer, and videographer (We do not require the use of preferred vendors)

• Adjacent parking garage available for rent

**Church wedding policy is that online ordination unaffiliated with a church or denomination is not sufficient to approve someone as an officiant for a service at the church.  A friend or family member with online ordination may assist in the wedding service, but a minister who is ordained by and serving (or having served) in a congregation is required as the officiant for the service.


Portland Oregon Wedding Venue

Photo by Craig Mitchelldyer


Ceremony Fees

Sanctuary Rental

Peak Season: $2,400*

Non-Peak Season: $2,100*

Chapel Rental

Please check with wedding coordinator.

FPC Pastor: $500

FPC Organist/Pianist: $400

Livestreaming of wedding ceremony: $500

Rates are based on a 4-hour rental period. Rental times refer to your entire time at the venue including setup and takedown. Extended time may be available upon approval, additional fees will apply.

*Weddings with 250 or more guests will require a $200 addition to the base fees. Peak days are Friday – Sunday; non-peak days Monday – Thursday.


The fee for an FPC pastor includes pre-marital counseling.

At the time of booking an event, a $300 security deposit is due. Weddings with 250 or more guests require a security deposit of $500. This deposit is refundable as long as there is no damage done to the church, and the agreed access time is followed. After booking an event date, 1/3 of the entire renter’s fee is due within 60 days. The entire balance is to be paid in full 30 days prior to the event.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be made in writing.

  • Cancellations made more than six months before the event will receive a 75% refund of rental fees.

  • Cancellations made less than six months before the event will receive a 50% refund of rental fees.

  • Cancellations made within three months of the event will receive no refund of rental fees.

Portland Wedding Venue - Chapel


Portland Outdoor Wedding Venue
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