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An effective Wedding Coordinator demonstrates four skill characteristics: 1. Listening and understanding the hopes and desires of others. 2. Coordinating many different types of people and tasks. 3. Deploying and encouraging skilled employees. 4. A “go getter” who can initiate contacts and generate new clients.

Essential Functions

The wedding coordinator is an event specialist for couples getting married. The coordinator is charged with overseeing big details (such as the date of the wedding, coordinating with outside vendors, and confirming staff availability) to small details (such as the right candles for the holders).

The wedding coordinator has the added responsibility of respecting the sanctity of the church. The wedding coordinator is charged with the awesome responsibility of: making the distinctly sacred wedding event flow smoothly; with reducing the stress on the couple; working on a team committed to a professional event.

Essential Responsibilities

The coordinator will:

  • Consult with the wedding couple and, where appropriate, recommend services.
  • Arrange, confirm and supervise support staff.
  • Coordinate with outside vendors.
  • Schedule facilities.
  • Monitor payment of fees by the couple.
  • Authorize and confirm payment of support staff.
  • Coordinate with the clergy concerning needs for the wedding service.


The Wedding Coordinator is considered a “Temporary Staff Member” engaged for specific events. The Wedding Coordinator is hired by the Staff/Pastor Parish Relations Committee and responsible to the Senior Pastor.

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