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May 2016

21 Beautiful Churches In Singapore That Would Be Amazing Wedding Venues

With their gorgeous stained glass windows and majestic architecture, these 21 beautiful churches in Singapore would be the perfect venues for a wedding ceremony.

Your Holy Matrimony wedding ceremony is when you’ll be declaring your love and commitment in the eyes of God and man, and your church wedding venue captures the grandeur and solemnity of the occasion. With their stunning stained glass windows, striking Gothic architecture, and beautiful altars, these 21 majestic churches and wedding venues will inspire you with the awe of that moment.

Catholic Church Wedding Venues in Singapore

1. Blessed Sacrament Church

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Founded in 1958 and built in 1965, Blessed Sacrament Church was one of the pioneering landmarks in Queenstown. The church has been granted URA conservation status, protecting its iconic slate roof constructed in tent-like folds, which create a dramatic play of light and shadows in the church’s main hall. Blessed Sacrament Church is only available to members for wedding ceremonies.

Address: 1 Commonwealth Drive, Singapore 149603
Website: www.bsc.org.sg

2. Church of Saint Francis Xavier

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Built in 1959 and renovated in 2000, the Church of Saint Francis Xavier features beautiful stained glass panels and has a large seating capacity of 2000.

Address: 63A Chartwell Drive, Singapore 558758
Website: www.web2.sfxchurch.sg

3. Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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Constructed between 1898 and 1901 in the Neo-Gothic style, the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary is one of the earliest Catholic churches in Singapore’s suburbs, and was gazetted as a national monument in 2005. Couples can celebrate their weddings at the church if either one of them stays within the boudnary of the Parish, they have never married, and if they go through a marriage preparation course and a prenuptial inquiry 6 months before the wedding. Non parishioners need to invite their own priests to solemnise the wedding. No weddings are conducted on Sundays. The “Green House”, “Casa Maria” and/or “the Pavilion” are available for wedding receptions, with donations of $250, $350, or $150 respectively. Donations for the use of the main church are $200, plus $100 for floral decorations.

Address: 1259 upper Serangoon Road, Singapore 534795
Website: Under construction

4. Church of Saints Peter and Paul

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One of the oldest Catholic churches in Singapore, the Church of Saints Peter and Paul was designed in the Neo-Gothic style with a barrel vault, pointed arches, and magnificent stained glass windows. It is currently closed for restoration works. Catholic couples who wish to use the church for weddings should contact the church for details.

Address: 225A Queen Street, Singapore 188551
Website: www.sppchurch.org.sg

5. Church of Saint Teresa

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Built in 1927 and gazetted as a national monument in 2009, the church of Saint Teresa is set atop a little hill on Kampong Bahru Road. It is the only Catholic building in Singapore to feature the Romano-Byzantine style of grand domes, cupolas, and arches. Beautiful stained glass windows are set within triple arches on the sides of the church and behind the high altar, which is crowned by a cupola. Couples who wish to celebrate their weddings in the church should meet one of the Parish Priests at least months prior to the date and attend a marriage preparation course. Weddings are to be held on Saturdays or weekdays only. The donation for use of the church hall is $200; wedding receptions can be held in the canteen or the foyer with donations of $200 or $300 respectively, and a video system is available for a donation of $100.

Address: 510 Kampong Bahru Road, Singapore 099446
Website: www.stteresa.org.sg

6. Our Lady of Lourdes

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Built in 1888, the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes is one of Singapore’s oldest Catholic churches. It was designed in the Neo Gothic style, and features an eight-petalled rose window and a collection of beautiful stained glass window which were crafted in France.

Address: 50 Ophir Road, Singapore 188690
Website: www.lourdes.sg

7. Saint Joseph’s Church

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Located along Victoria Street, Saint Joseph’s Church was built between 1906 and 1912 in the Neo Gothic style with generous use of lancet arches. It is laid out in the form of a Latin cross, and features a bell turret, a central octagonal dome flanked by towers, and an ornate altar in the interior. Gazetted as a national monument, the church has one of the largest religious stained glass collections in Singapore.

Address: 143 Victoria Street, Singapore 188020

8. Saint Mary of the Angels (Bukit Batok)

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Founded in 1958, Saint Mary of the Angels completed its new award-winning church building in 2003. Couples who wish to hold their weddings in the church should contact the priest at least six months before the date, and attend a marriage preparation course. An offering of $200 for use the church is requested along with a refundable $200 deposit, and floral decorations are available for $300, coffee cart rental for $350, and choir services for $200.

Address: 5 Bukit Batok East Ave 2, Singapore 659918
Website: www.stmary.sg

Christian church wedding venues in Singapore

9. Armenian Apostolic Church of Saint Gregory the Illuminator

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Built in 1836, the Armenian Apostolic Church of Saint Gregory the Illuminator is Singapore’s oldest Christian church, with a unique and distinctive circular design in its interior, and rattan pews dating back to before the Japanese Occupation. The church is surrounded by gardens, perfect for wedding receptions. The Armenian Church typically allows two weddings per day – a morning wedding from 9am to 1pm and an afternoon wedding from 2pm to 6pm, and a requested minimum donation was $2,600 in 2015. The hall seats 100 guests, and the outdoor garden area accommodates 200. Pre-wedding photography is allowed too, with a requested minimum donation of $100, and prior written permission.

Address: 60 Hill Street, Singapore 179366
Email: weddings@armeniansinasia.org Website: www.armeniansinasia.org

10. Barker Road Methodist Church

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Founded in 1956 by a gathering of ACS boys, Barker Road Methodist Church celebrated its 60th anniversary this year. The church features a lovely stained glass window in the main hall, along with traditional wooden pews. Use of the hall is only available to members.

Address: 48 Barker Road Singapore 309917
Website: www.brmc.org.sg

11. Calvary Baptist Church

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A modern building, Calvary Baptist Church has a bright sanctuary with a clean and minimalist look that lends itself well to a contemporary style.

Address: 48 Wan Tho Avenue, Singapore 347592
Website: www.calvary.org.sg

12. Kampong Kapar Methodist Church

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Founded in 1890, the church moved to its current premises in 1930. Given conservation status, the building features one of only six traditional pipe organs in Singapore.

Address: 1 Kampong Kapor Road, Singapore 208673
Website: www.kkmc.org.sg

13. Orchard Road Presbyterian Church

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The earliest Presbyterian church in Singapore, Orchard Road Presbyterian Church was built in 1878. A grand old organ is the main architectural feature of the hall, its tall pipes framed by ornately carved arches and wooden screens. Either the bride or the groom must be a member to hold a wedding in the church, and a marriage preparation class must be taken.

Address: 3 Orchard Road, Singapore 238825
Website: www.orpc.sg

14. Paya Lebar Methodist Church

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Located in Serangoon, Paya Lebar Methodist Church has a large, beautiful hall with stained glass windows, very high ceilings, warm red brick and wooden pews. The use of church wedding facilities are only available to members.

Address: 5 Boundary Road, Singapore 549954
Website: www.plmc.org

15. Prinsep Street Presbyterian Church

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Gazetted as a national monument in 2000, the Prinsep Street Presbyterian Church is one of Singapore’s oldest Presbyterian churches. Its characteristic red brick façade was constructed in 1930 with a prominent tower and belfry. Inside, the church has a brick-faced arch over the altar area, marked by a large wooden cross, and decorative brickwork frame circular windows that line the hall.

Address: 77 Prinsep Street, Singapore 188649
Website: www.pspc.org.sg

16. Saint Andrew’s Cathedral

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Saint Andrew’s Cathedral is Singapore’s oldest surviving Anglican church and is located in the heart of the city next to City Hall MRT. Designed in the early English Neo-Gothic style and built in 1862, the cathedral features magnificently colossal stained glass windows, tall pipe organs, a high altar, and a stunningly detailed façade with a 63m-tall spire that houses eight bells. Wedding couples are welcome to take pre-wedding photographs in the Cathedral’s compound from 8am to 6pm, provided couples do not shoot inside the Cathedral. The use of the Cathedral for weddings is reserved for members of Cathedral only, and is not open to non-Anglican church members. A fee is chargeable.

Address: 11 Saint Andrew’s Road, Singapore 178959
Website: www.livingstreams.org.sg

17. Saint George’s Church

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Situated a short distance from Orchard Road, Saint George’s Church was designed with extensive Romanesque architectural features such as arches, piers, and columns. It also features warm red brick, large arches, and stained glass windows. Use of the church for weddings is reserved only to members, who should make a booking enquiry at least one year in advance.

Address: Minden Road, Singapore 248816
Website: www.stgeorges.org.sg

18. Thomson Road Baptist Church

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Thomson Road Baptist Church was built in the 1950s, and the light and bright main hall with its traditional wooden pews seats 450 people. The main hall and reception all are available for rental for $3000 for two and a half hours.

Address: 45 Thomson Road, Singapore 307584
Website: www.trbc.org.sg

19. Wesley Methodist Church

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An English-style Gothic building with warm, red exposed brickwork, Wesley Methodist Church was built in 1908 in Fort Canning. It features beautiful stained glass windows and ornate interiors. The sanctuary is only available to members for wedding celebrations.

Address: 5 Fort Canning Road, Singapore 179493
Website: www.wesleymc.org

Contemporary repurposed church wedding venues in Singapore

20. CHIJMES Hall by Watabe Wedding

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Originally the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus, CHIJMES Hall is now a multi-purpose hall that’s perfect as a wedding venue for those who want the beauty and majesty of a church wedding venue in a wedding banquet. Gazetted as a national monument, CHIJMES was built in the Neo Gothic style, and features beautiful stained glass windows, a cross-vaulted ceiling, magnificent chandeliers, and multi-coloured terrazzo tiles, along with modern conveniences such as sophisticated AV equipment and a bridal room. The hall seats up to 300 guests in a banquet style. It is managed by the experienced Watabe Wedding Group, who can take wedding planning off your hands with their carefully prepared wedding packages. Offering Chinese cuisine from Tung Lok Group and Western cuisine from Privé Catering, and fresh floral decorations, Chijmes Hall by Watabe Wedding takes care of most of your wedding needs.

Address: 30 Victoria Street, #01-28 (Chijmes Hall), CHIJMES, Singapore 187996
Contact number: 6336 5320
Email: chijmes@watabe-wedding.com.sg
Website: www.watabe-wedding.com.sg

21. The White Rabbit

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A restaurant housed in the a beautifully restored 1930s chapel, The White Rabbit is a whimsical wedding venue. Its charming architecture, beautifully patterned tiles, wooden beams, and stained glass windows create an elegant embience, while its lush garden offer a solemnisation venue perfect for those who want a garden wedding. The restaurant serves a fresh take on European comfort food and cocktails, and seats 120 guests. Outside, The Rabbit Hole is available for wedding solemnisations or cocktails, with seating for 60 pax.

Address: 39C Harding Road Singapore 249541
Contact number: 6473 9965
Email: eat@thewhiterabbit.com.sg
Website: www.thewhiterabbit.com.sg


Credits: Feature image of Blessed Sacrament Church by Melvin Ho Photography