The Federation > Church Order > iv. Worship, Sacraments, and Ceremonies > Article 63. Marriage

The Word of God teaches that marriage is a union between one man and one woman.

The consistory shall ensure that the members of the congregation marry only in the Lord, and that the ministers - as authorized by the consistory - solemnize only such marriages as are in accordance with the Word of God.

The solemnization of a marriage may take place either in a private ceremony or in a public worship service. The adopted Form for the Solemnization of Marriage shall be used.

Church Order

iv. Worship, Sacraments, and Ceremonies