Weddings at UBC

Congratulations on your upcoming wedding! At UBC, weddings are a sacred experience, uniting two individuals as one in the presence of God. Please review our Weddings Guidelines and contact Debi Roche with any questions or to book your date.

Pre-marital counseling is strongly encouraged. Counseling is done in a series of four sessions, with a fee of $35 for materials. Please contact Katie Harrison to schedule this time in advance.

(Wedding photos featured by Liesl Claire Photography)

Then the Lord God said, “It is not good that a man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.” Genesis 2:18

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How far out do you book?

A: Church Members may be scheduled up to 15 months in advance for ceremonies in the Sanctuary or Watson Chapel. Confirmation of dates will be given only after a personal conference with the UBC Wedding Representative and by payment of a $100 reservation fee. This fee is non-refundable.

Non-Members may be scheduled up to 12 months in advance for ceremonies in the Sanctuary or Watson Chapel. Confirmation of dates will be given only after a personal conference with the UBC Wedding Representative and by payment of a $200 reservation fee. This fee is non-refundable.

Q: What does the basic fee include?

A: The following are included with basic fees

  • Custodian services
  • Wedding Coordinator services
  • Sound/lighting technician- the lighting/sound technician can provide an audio recording of the ceremony. This arrangement should be made when reservations are confirmed.
  • Pre-marital advisement (optional)

Q: What is the physical address of the chapel to use on invitations?

A: University Baptist Church 2720 Wabash Avenue Fort Worth, Texas 76109

Q: How do I make a payment? Who do I make checks out to?

A: You may send or bring in a check made out to University Baptist Church

Checks may be mailed to: 2720 Wabash Avenue Fort Worth, Texas 76109

Q: Can I bring in my own officiant?

A: If the minister performing the ceremony is not on staff at UBC, please inform the UBC Wedding Representative and verify that your minister is legally licensed to marry couples.

Q: Can we get married on a Sunday?

A: Church facilities are not available for weddings on:

  • Sundays
  • Holidays or holiday weekends, including New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day
  • Dates of Texas Christian University home football games
  • Dates of scheduled church activities

Q: Who may be married at the chapel?

A: University Baptist Church strongly affirms the Biblical teachings of a traditional marriage between one man and one woman. The church does not sanction and will not permit same-sex marriages.