Welcome To Sacred Mountain Ceremonies

Interfaith weddings, interfaith minister, wedding officiant ,western North carolina, weddings, memorial servicesMarriage. It is the journey of a lifetime. The question is where to begin the adventure?

The typical point of departure is the traditional church wedding. However, for those looking for something different, something perhaps more personal, there is the serenity and intimacy of a mountain setting.

Weddings in Nantahala feature a variety of venues in the beauty of the western North Carolina highlands. Ordained Minister Mary Ann Ingram performs both traditional and non-traditional ceremonies, informal as well as formal. Rev. Ingram is open to assist all couples who wish to publicly declare their intent to live in a committed, loving union. Couples have the opportunity to select the preferred setting, whether it is outdoors or indoors, and the opportunity to design vows that speak specifically to them and their love in this sacred ceremony.

Weddings in Nantahala offer unique settings and a ceremony tailor-made for the beloved couple, whether it is a simple elopement or an event for extended family and friends.

Interfaith weddings, interfaith minister, wedding officiant ,western North carolina, weddings, memorial servicesAmong the many site possibilities are Bald Rock in Sapphire Valley, secluded sites along the Nantahala Gorge, Cliffside Park Pavilion, Whiteside Mountain, and Sunset Rock overlooking Highlands. For those preferring an indoor setting there are many from which to choose, including the Inn at Half-Mile Farm, Old Edwards Inn, or Main Street Inn in Highlands . These sites have a staff to assist in wedding plans. Rustic or formal, there is variety in the majesty and magic of these mountains.

Regardless of the time of the year, there is always seasonal beauty in these ancient mountains. The area has much to offer including fine dining, lodging, and mountain activities such as hiking, horseback riding, river rafting, canoeing, rock-climbing or simply lingering by a lazy creek. The stunning settings provide gorgeous photo opportunities that will be enjoyed again and again as the years pass.

Whether you are planning the perfect wedding or simply want to renew your vows, contact Rev. Ingram for suggestions in creating a memorable event that speaks specifically to you and your beloved life partner.


My fee is $300. This includes:
1) Phone and email consultations, meeting prior to the ceremony if need,
2) Writing of the ceremony,
3) Presiding as the minister at the assigned location and
4) Providing you with a written copy of the ceremony.


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