We believe that relationships of loving, intentional commitment of one person to another are blessed by God. This blessing is inherent in the relationship itself as a part of creation. It is given whether or not the state recognizes the relationship with its laws, or the church formally sanctions it
St. Mark's Lutheran Church, a San Francisco historic landmark, has a beautiful sanctuary for your special day. Requests for weddings in our Sanctuary are taken in the order in which they are received. Please complete our online Wedding Inquiry Form (left side of page) to make an initial request.
St. Mark's is an historical landmark, having been built in 1894. The address of the church, to be used on your invitations is: St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 1111 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco, CA 94109. The church is located between Gough and Franklin Streets, across Gough from St. Mary's Cathedral. The
When one of the pastors of St. Mark's officiates at the marriage of a man and a woman, the ceremony is a legal contract bestowing certain rights and obligations. A couple must obtain a marriage license to be signed, witnessed, and filed with the county after the ceremony. The law
St. Mark's requires that all couples interested in being married go through premarital counseling, regardless of where the wedding ceremony is held or who is officiating the ceremony. For more details regarding pre-marital counseling services, please contact the church office.