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ELOPING IS EASY WITH A HEARTLIGHT OFFICIANT!

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SPECIAL PRICES FOR ELOPEMENTS, ONE TO FIVE DAYS IN ADVANCE When a romantic weekend turns into a marriage proposal, HeartLight Wedding officiants provide a beautiful and meaningful ceremony. There are discounted fees for  short notice weddings and wedding planned a few days in advance.  The fee includes witnesses, if needed, the ceremony and filing of the license. We provide elopement ceremonies in Asheville NC and New Orleans, LA We are ready to perform your ceremony! 828-242-8621

New Orleans Weddings

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 Winter Weddings, Mardi Gras, Jazz Fest & Halloween Weddings! The winter months are Rev. Hannah’s favorite time to be in New Orleans. The mild winter and early spring are perfect for an elopement ceremony in the French Quarter,  a simple wedding under the Oaks in the park, a garden wedding or an elaborate Plantation wedding. Jazz Fest weddings!  World class music and food and the biggest party on the planet, a perfect venue for fun loving couples to say “I DO”.  Rev. Hannah is available both weekends of Jazz Fest to perform your ceremony at the fair grounds.  Rev. Hannah

New Orleans Information
  • 29, Apr 2013

New Orleans Information

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 The winter months are Rev. Hannah’s favorite time to be in New Orleans. The mild winter and early spring are perfect for an elopement ceremony in the French Quarter,  a simple wedding under the Oaks in the park, a garden wedding or an elaborate Plantation wedding.  Jazz Fest weddings!  World class music and food and the biggest party on the planet, a perfect venue for fun loving couples to say “I DO”.  Rev. Hannah is available both weekends of Jazz Fest to perform your ceremony at the fair grounds. Rev. Hannah provides the waver for the 3 day waiting period.

NC Marriage License

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How to Obtain a NC Marriage License visit: http://usmarriagelaws.com   for in-depth information on acquiring your NC marriage license.   Register of Deeds – Vital Records / Marriages 60 Court Plaza Room 110 Asheville, NC 28801-3563 (828) 250-4300 North Carolina Marriage Laws (Effective 10-1-2001) Marriage license and certificates of marriage can be purchased in this office. Buncombe County Marriage records are on file dating back to 1891.Both parties to a marriage should appear in person to obtain the license. If one of the parties is unable to appear, the other party to the marriage must appear in person and present a

Excerpts from Hannah’s book, THE WEDDING JOURNEY

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Excerpt from THE WEDDING JOURNEY, A Guide to Your Ceremony, Personal Vows and Joyful Marriage Part 1, The Components of the Ceremony Page 3 Your wedding is the foundation of your marriage. The most important component of the ceremony is the exchange of your marriage vows. The second most important part is the decree of marriage by the celebrant, making the sacred union legal.  The rest of the ceremony provides an opportunity for the creative expression of your love for one another, the statement of your intentions for your life together, gratitude to family and friends, spiritual blessings, poetry, music

How to Write Your Own Wedding Vows

By HeartLight Wedding Officiants    2 comments  

An excerpt from  THE WEDDING JOURNEY, by Rev. Hannah Desmond Tips for Writing Your Personal Wedding Vows Here are a few suggestions to help you get started. No one can tell you exactly how to write your vows. They must come from your heart. I have included suggestions for preparing yourself to create the vows and words and phrases to help you begin the process. Tip 1: Before you begin to write your vows, go within and allow your emotions to guide you. The feelings that arise, the statements that ring true within your heart are the essence of the vows

Wedding Thank You’s

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“You are absolutely FANTASTIC! I have the picture of you marrying me and Todd on our mantle and whenever I come in or go out I see your radiant, smiling face as you’re doing the work you are truly meant to do 🙂 you are absolutely FANTASTIC!” – Todd & Whitney Voltz       “Thank you so much for officiating at our January 30 wedding. The vows were perfect and you make everything so special and personal. We are so glad we chose you for the job! Thomas playing our song during the wedding was beyond amazing and really

Wedding Thank You Notes

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A loving thanks to the beautiful couples I have married who have taken the time to send me these lovely notes.   “The most amazing officiant ever! Thank you, Hannah for being such a wonderful part of our wedding day!!”– Molly and Chris Fortna “Thank you so much for making our visit to New Orleans and our wedding so fantastic xxxx” – Nicola and Steven     “Open minded and spiritually aware, Hannah helped integrate our beliefs and philosophies of communion, providing a ceremony that truly reflected our hearts union. We are grateful for the love she showered on us

Louisiana Marriage License
  • 19, Feb 2012

Louisiana Marriage License

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How to Obtain a Louisiana Wedding License Getting married in New Orleans is easy and can be done as a weekend elopement or before a cruise leaving from New Orleans. It was possible in New Orleans to get a marriage license and be married on the same day if certain requirements are met and the license obtained during weekday office hours. Office days and hours are posted by the various Clerks that issue a license and they need to be contacted for those hours and days. Where to Get a Marriage License in New Orleans The closest office to the