Any couple may be married in St. John's Chapel, provided they meet the requirements of the Episcopal Church regarding marriage and that the chapel calendar and clergy schedules permit. Neither person is required to be an Episcopalian, but one of the two must be a baptized Christian.
The officiant at weddings in St. John's Chapel may be the Colleges chaplain or another ordained minister selected by the couple. The officiant need not be an Episcopal priest.
The Wedding Policies and Reservation Form (PDF) must be submitted as soon as possible and acknowledgement of the completed form confirmed by the Chaplain’s office before your reservation is considered definite.
The proper designation for the location of the wedding in a wedding invitation:
St. John's Chapel
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
South Main Street
Chaplain: Lesley M. Adams, (315) 781-3671
Chapel Secretary: Linda M. Alexander, (315) 781-3671
Chapel Organist: MaryAnn Hamilton, (585) 473-4750
For reservations and information, call the HWS Conference Center, (315) 781-3103.