Rev. Hannah Desmond, Founder of HeartLight Weddings, author of The Wedding Journey, A Guide to Your Ceremony, Personal Vows and Joyful Marriage
Rev. Hannah Desmond is an ordained non-denominational minister and skilled practitioner of sacred ritual and ceremony. She received training in traditional mainstream religions and ceremonies as well as contemporary alternative spiritual traditions. She deeply honors all spiritual paths with an open heart and offers her services for traditional, non-traditional, and non-denominational weddings, commitment ceremonies, hand-fasting rituals, vow renewal services, baby naming ceremonies and house and business blessings.
Celebrating the Sacred on Your Special Day
Hannah created HeartLight Weddings in order to offer open-hearted and open-minded wedding ceremonies with many options to all those interested in forming a loving committed union. She is dedicated to assisting you enjoy a meaningful, uplifting and life-affirming experience on your special day.
The peaceful, professional presence Hannah embodies allows you to relax, knowing your ceremony is created with joy and performed with dignity. Hannah is happy to meet with you prior to the wedding and assist you in creating an event to remember, one which expresses your unique personalities and resonates with your love for one another and the intentions you hold for your life together.
Where Shall We Have Our Wedding?
The Asheville area is filled with beautiful vistas, waterfalls and streams. Hannah is happy to suggest outdoor venues for your ceremony. She is available to officiate your union in a private home or garden of your choice. There are beautiful mountain cabins to rent, B&B’s and a selection of world-class resorts offering luxury accommodations and amenities which may provide the perfect setting for your wedding.
Weddings in Distant Locations
Rev. Hannah and Rev. Tom are available for weddings in distant locations. They are happy to travel to perform your wedding at any location you choose. Fees for long distance weddings vary depending on travel and accommodations.
Confidentiality agreements are fully respected.
Follow up and Keep in Touch
Hannah welcomes your questions before the wedding and enjoys hearing of your experience afterwards. She is excited to see your pictures and listen to the stories of your day and to keep in touch through the years. Share you love, your milestones and long happy marriage with heartlight by posting pictures of the kids, vacations and joyful events on our facebook page. http://www.facebook.com/heartlightweddings
In reading Hannah’s book, you will find an essential guide for all couples as they begin to plan their wedding day and embark on the beautiful journey of married life. You will find a selection of wedding ceremonies offered, plus information to help plan your wedding, write your personal vow, choose your flowers and infuse meaning into this special event, as well as showing how to pave the way to a deeper, closer, more meaningful relationship through the years. Read excerpts from the book here and purchase her book in THE STORE on this website
Rev. Tom Johanson
Rev. Tom is an ordained minister who follows a spiritual path that is inclusive and loving. His joyful spirit, caring heart, gentleness and approachable manner make him a wonderful choice for your wedding ceremony.
An Experienced Asheville Wedding Minister Makes Your Special Day Stress Free
A Heartlight Minister for the past ten years, Tom works with you to create a ceremony according to your beliefs and the vision you hold for your wedding and your future. Rev. Tom offers spiritual, traditional, non-traditional wedding ceremonies, commitment and vow renewal ceremonies.
A patient and dedicated wedding officiant, he brings a sense of relaxation and professionalism to your ceremony so you may relax and know that your wedding will be perfect. 828-242-8621 or through the contact page on this website