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          Since being restored to its former glory, St. Bernard's Church is a beautiful location in which to be joined in holy matrimony.  The addition of modern air conditioning and lighting in the rebuilt sanctuary, as well as the park-like scenery, enhances the sacred setting for your wedding.  Join us for Sunday worship at 10:00 am to experience the beauty of St. Bernard’s Church firsthand.  Or, contact our Parish Administrator, Alison Davidson, to set up an appointment by calling 908-766-0602 or by emailing:


         Marriages are officiated by our Priest-in-Charge, The Rev. Beth Rauen Sciaino.  Additional clergy may assist at weddings at Pastor Beth’s discretion.  The Episcopal Church’s marriage liturgy can be found in The Book of Common Prayer on p. 423, under Pastoral Services.  Additionally, “The Witnessing and Blessing of a Marriage” has been approved for same-sex marriages and a gender-neutral version of the BCP liturgy is available as well.  Our organist will meet with you to select the sacred music for your wedding.          


         We welcome all couples who want to be married in the Episcopal Church.  The fee structure for weddings at St. Bernard’s is dependent on a couple’s relationship to the parish (pledging parishioners, family members of pledging parishioners, and non-parishioners).  Please contact our Parish Administrator for fees.


         The canons of the Episcopal Church require that at least one member of the couple is baptized.  Advance preparation and pre-marital counseling with the priest is also a canonical requirement.  For couples of which at least one person has been divorced, permission to officiate must be sought from the Diocesan Bishop by the priest.


          To inquire about a wedding or baptism in Saint Bernard's Church, please contact the church office at:

          (tel)  908-766-0602; (e-mail)

Engaged?  Contact us to take a tour of our beautiful church!
Weddings @ St. Bernard's​​​

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Special thanks to Aaron Rahman for allowing SBC to publish his photos in the gallery above.  Booking contact:  or

“Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness” (Psalm 29:2) 

Contact Us

St. Bernard's Episcopal Church

88 Claremont Road Bernardsville, NJ 07924

Tel:  908.766.0602

Office hours*

Pastor Beth is in the office Tues-Thurs, 10 am onwards, and works from home on Fridays.

Alison, Parish Administrator, is in the office Weds & Thurs, 10:30am-4pm, she works from home on Mon. and Tues.

*Hours can differ from what is stated above.  To contact the office call the office number or office email, found above.

St. Bernard's Cemetery,

60 Washington Ave,

Bernardsville, NJ 07924

Contact: John Smith, 908-766-0602 or email


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© 2016 Saint Bernard's Episcopal Church, an Episcopal Church in the Diocese of New Jersey

The Rev. Beth Rauen Sciaino, Rector

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