Parish Wedding Guidelines
St. Elizabeth Catholic Church and Church of the Epiphany
Reserving the Date
To schedule your wedding at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church and to arrange a meeting with the Pastor, please contact the Parish Office at 828-264-8338 or email [email protected]
Wedding dates will be reserved on the church calendar after approval has been granted by St. Elizabeth’s Pastor and a non-returnable 50% deposit of the Wedding Fee has been received. The remainder of the Wedding Fee will be due no later than four weeks prior to the wedding date, or the Church reserves the right to cancel the wedding with the forfeiture of all deposits paid to date.
Registered St. Elizabeth’s Parishioners $500.00
Students (Currently enrolled @ App State) $250.00
Cleaning/Security Deposit (Conditionally returned after wedding) $200.00
Parish Hall Rental
Students (Currently enrolled @ App State) $200.00
Hall rental is for four (4) hours. Additional time can be requested for an additional fee.
-A minimum of six (6) months marriage preparation period is required.
-Fee does not include musician(s). Those may be contracted separately, subject to availability, upon request.
-Outside priest(s), clergy, or musician(s) must be approved by St. Elizabeth’s Pastor.
-Music must be approved by the Director of Sacred Music or the Pastor.
-Lectors must be Catholics in good standing. Non-Catholics cannot be approved.
-All necessary forms MUST be received in the Parish Office prior to the wedding date.
-Only approved decoration (flowers, etc.) may be used in the church.
-Entry to the church prior to the wedding may be arranged with St. Elizabeth’s wedding coordinator.