Reservations at 3Crosses

If you're looking for information on having your wedding at 3Crosses or a memorial for a loved one, you're at the right place.

Below you will find information on Weddings and Memorials/Funerals, if you have additional questions, please feel free to connect with us using the form at the bottom of the page.

Please Note:  We do not have the capacity to offer reservations for outside events and organizations.

Memorials

You may be assured that our staff is here to help you throughout this difficult time. There are many decisions to be made ... and we will help. The first step is to make contact with the funeral home of your choice. If you need a partial listing of those in our immediate area, a list can be provided. 

If you choose to have the memorial/funeral service at 3Crosses, one of our pastors is required to officiate the entire service. All memorials/funerals present the hope found in the resurrection of Jesus Christ and a distinctively Christian message.

  • Who Do I Contact & What Times/Days Are Available? 
      
    Contact the church office from 9am to 4pm, Monday through Friday, at (510) 537-4690 x220 or by email.
      
    Please share with us the date and time you request for a service, keeping in mind when we have support staff available (see available times below). The Office Manager will contact you shortly thereafter. We can host memorials/funerals during the week, Monday-Friday, 10am-3pm. These are times when we have support staff available.
      
    Usually a service will run from 40 to 90 minutes, depending on the length of the eulogy and open mic time of remembering.
       
    What is the charge for a memorial service?
    A single donation for the use of the facility and staff services is appropriate. Donations should be made out to 3Crosses and given to the church office or the pastoral officiant.
        

  • What Else Do I Need To Know?
       
    Programs detailing the order of the service are usually provided by the funeral home. A family member may choose to design and provide a more personalized program.

       
    The program may vary, depending on the family's wishes, with favorite hymns, songs or scripture incorporated into the service, but a typical memorial service includes the following elements: Welcome & Prayer, Scripture Reading, Song, Eulogy & Remembering, Song, Message of Hope, Prayer, Closing remarks, Dismissal.
        
    Most commonly, a reception will be held in the family home following the service. Close friends are often asked to coordinate refreshments such as sandwiches, cake and coffee. In some cases, it is possible to hold the reception at the church facility if you are a member of 3Crosses; availability must be coordinated through the church office and pastor and verified by the facility management.

Weddings

If your considering having your wedding at 3Crosses Church we would love to be a part of your special day and would like to give you some information for you to look through as you make your decision.

Please Note:  Wedding ceremonies may be held in the Chapel, which seats approximately 200 people and must be held between 10:00am and 4:00pm on Saturdays.  All weddings held at 3Crosses in the must include a 3Crosses pastor who will officiate will go over the program of premarital counseling at your first meeting.

We do not offer reception facilities - only use of the Chapel.

  • How Do I Schedule A Wedding & How Much Will It Cost? 
    Contact the church office from 9am to 4pm, Monday through Friday, at (510) 537-4690 or by  , with the date and time you request for a wedding. Upon confirmation of the date, you may then download the premarital information form, which will need to be filled out & mailed back to the church. A Pastor will contact you shortly thereafter. Weddings for the upcoming calendar year may be scheduled beginning September 1st.

    The donation is $650, which includes the use of the Chapel, the pastor, sound/tech support & a cleaning/custodial fee. Financial arrangements will be made with the pastor during your initial appointment. 

  • How & Where Do I Get Our Marriage License? 

    To apply for a marriage license both parties must appear in person and be 18 years of age or older. Government-issued picture identification is required. The license may be used only in the state of California, no later than 90 days after it is issued.

    We recommend that you apply at least four weeks in advance of your wedding date.

    Go to the Alameda County Clerk-Recorder's Office, 1106 Madison Street, Oakland, CA 94607, to obtain your license.

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