St. Elizabeth’s Wedding Guidelines

St. Elizabeth Catholic Church
Church of the Epiphany
Wedding Guidelines

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

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.

Wedding Fees
Registered St. Elizabeth’s Parishioners
Students (Currently enrolled at App State)

Parish Hall Rental
Non Parishioners
Students (Currently enrolled at App State)



Hall rental is for four (4) hours.  Additional time can be requested for an additional fee.

Additional Information 

  • Couples who are not parishioners of St. Elizabeth must provide their own priest for
    the wedding and marriage preparation.
  • 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.