St. Andrew's Episcopal ChurchAyer, Massachusetts

Fee Structurefor Weddings and Funerals


  • Rector's Honorarium - $275 (check made out to the Rector).
  • Organist Fee - $250 (check made out to "Daniel Francois"). For additional rehearsal with a soloist, other musicians, and/or for extraordinary preparation work by Dan - $50 per hour additional.
  • Sexton Fee - $60 if only the Church is used or $150 if a reception in the Parish Hall is included (check made out to "John Cornell").

All checks for fees must be given to the clergy at the time of the wedding rehearsal.

Funerals & Memorial Services

  • Church Fee- $200 (tax deductible) donation for use of the church is asked for those who are not pledging parishioners.
  • Parish Hall Use Fee (if used for reception)- $100 (check made out to St. Andrew’s Church).
    Additional charges may be incurred for items if supplied by the Parish Life Commission.
  • Organist Fee- $250 (check made out to Daniel Francois).
    For additional rehearsal fee with soloist, other musicians, and/or for extraordinary preparation work- $50 per hour.
  • Soloists- $150 (check to be made out to Rebecca Farnham or agreed upon soloist)
  • Sexton Fee- $60 for church only. $150 for both church and Parish Hall. (check made out to John Cornell)
  • Clergy honorarium- $300 (check made out to the Rector). For anyone who has a paid-up pledge for the past year in excess of this amount, this is a suggested amount only, and not a required fee.
  • Altar Flowers may be ordered via the church and left for Sunday Services, or one arrangement may be brought over from the funeral home. Multiple flower arrangements are discouraged. The church encourages money that would be used for flowers to be given to charitable cause. St. Andrew’s Church is very grateful when it is designated for donations to those who wish to honor the passing of an individual.

Please bring checks to the church at the time of the service.


Physical address
7 Faulkner Street
Ayer, Massachusetts 01432

Mailing address
St. Andrew's Church
PO Box 298
Ayer, MA 01432

Disability services

St. Andrew's is handicap accessible. We also have large print bibles and Book of Common Prayer available upon request

BSA Pack 32

St. Andrew's is a proud sponsor of Cub Scout Pack 32. Contact them at ObscureBSA for more information.