Wedding Attendant Volunteer
Ephrata Cloister Associates
Duties/Protocol for Wedding Volunteer
Wedding volunteers observe weddings that take place at the Historic Ephrata Cloister and ensure that policies and proceedures are followed by wedding party members and guests. Weddings occur mainly during the late spring, summer, and early fall season on the grounds of the Ephrata Cloister.
Here's a brief summary of duties:
- Obtain paperwork/confirm date and time of rehearsal and wedding
- Meet wedding party at the gate and introduce yourself
- Observe the rehearsal
- On the day of the wedding, you need to be present for the entire time the facilities are being used
- Volunteer should obtain muslin seat covers from green bin and place on benches within the amphitheater.
About Ephrata Cloister Associates
632 W MAIN ST, EPHRATA, PA 17522, US
Ephrata Cloister preserves and interprets this 18 th Century religious community as a living example of religious tolerance and intellectual freedom and the significant role Pennsylvania played in the Human Rights issue of freedom of religion and expression.
Ephrata Cloister preserves and interprets for citizens and visitors, this 18 th century religious community as a meaningful example of religious toleration and intellectual freedom in the New World and of the significant role Pennsylvania played in the human rights issue of freedom of religion and expression.The Ephrata Cloister presents tours, educational programs, exhibits, and publications that increase understanding of this community and of religious toleration in colonial Pennsylvania. Major themes include:
- The people who founded and participated in the Ephrata community;
- The prominence of this radical religious community with strong Germanic traditions in the context of colonial society;
- The religious beliefs that drove the austere lifestyle of the community;
- The extraordinary domestic, cultural and social by-products, including fraktur, musical composition, religious writing, printing and architecture;
- The Cloister as a contributor to German culture in Pennsylvania