HeartLight Wedding Officiants offer open minded, open hearted services to all couples wishing to form a loving, committed union. Rev. Hannah Desmond and Rev. Tom Johanson offer spiritual, eclectic, interfaith, non-denominational, non-traditional, LGBT and civil ceremonies in Asheville NC and throughout Western NC. HeartLight Wedding officiants have been performing wedding ceremonies for 20 years. You can relax knowing your ceremony will be personal, meaningful and performed with dignity. You will receive a selection of HeartLight wedding ceremonies to choose from or to use as templates to create your unique ceremony. A HeartLight Ceremony is always beautiful and memorable.
Price Range: $200 and up
What to Expect
HeartLight officiants offer every couple personalized services. We meet in person, by phone or skype to get to know each couple. Once your wedding date is secured on our heartlight calendar, you receive a selection of wedding ceremonies. You may choose one ceremony or use the ceremonies as templates, taking different parts to create your own unique ceremony. Rev. Hannah and Rev. Tom are also available to create totally personalized services. A deposit of $100 is required to hold your date on the HeartLight calendar. This deposit is applied to the overall fee. A contract assuring you have hired a professional, legal officiant for your ceremony is provided. Your wedding officiant is available for your rehearsal, although there is an additional fee of $100. On the day of your wedding, your officiant will arrive 1/2 hour before your ceremony is scheduled to begin. After the ceremony the officiant will sign your marriage license and make sure all witnesses sign. Our officiants are happy to file your completed marriage license with the appropriate register within twenty four hours of the ceremony.
HeartLight Officiants are ordained non-denominational ministers performing weddings, vow renewals, and handfasting ceremonies.
Rev. Hannah was ordained a minister in 1991 at St. John's College. She has been performing wedding ceremonies for over 20 years. She has studied traditional weddings and is well versed in non-traditional,spiritual, and earth-based rituals .
Rev. Tom Johanson became an ordained minister in New Orleans in 1970. He has been a spiritual counselor and wedding officiant for HeartLight Weddings for twenty years.
Rev. Hannah and Rev. Tom founded HeartLight Weddings in order to offer open minded, open hearted ceremonies to all couples.
Hannah is the author of THE WEDDING JOURNEY, A Guide to Your Ceremony, Personal Vows, and Joyful Marriage.
Both Rev. Tom and Rev. Hannah enjoy meeting couples in person and offer their assistance in the creation of a wedding ceremony that truly expresses the love, personalities, and beliefs of each couple.
Upcoming Booked Events
|April 14, 2018 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm||wedding lake lure inn and spa|
|April 28, 2018 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm||Wedding Pebble Farm, Fairview, NC|
|May 05, 2018 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm||Wedding Bryson City, NC|
|June 08, 2018 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm||Wedding Craggy Gardens|
Past Booked Events
|February 24, 2018 • 5:00pm - 5:30pm||wedding, Esmerelda's LakeLure, NC|
|February 10, 2018 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm||Wedding, Highland Inn and spa, Flat Rock, NC|
|September 30, 2017 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm||wed Sleepy Hollow Event Center|
|July 14, 2017 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm||wed crest center|
|December 31, 2016 • 12:00pm - 12:30pm||wedding|
|November 11, 2016 • 4:00pm - 4:30pm||wedding|
|Rev. Hannah Desmond||owner, officiant|
|Rev. Tom Johanson||officiant|
|Rev. Laurel Elstrom||wedding officiant, life coach|
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