Services


WEDDINGS

Congratulations!

If you are looking for an officiant for your special ceremony, then that means you are at a very exciting time in your life. What wonderful news!


As an officiant, a celebrant, I can do many things to support and help you. 

I can assist you in planning the words, songs, rituals, and spirit of your wedding so that you will be delighted with the result. 


Some people come to the High Country of North Carolina to get married and want a quick, easy, simple ceremony. I can help. 

Some people come to the High Country of North Carolina to get married and want a more complex service. I can help.

Some people come to the High Country of North Carolina to get married and want to write every word of their wedding ceremony. I'm here to do as you wish.

Some people come to the High Country of North Carolina to get married and want assistance with their vows. I'm here to help.

Some people come to the High Country of North Carolina to get married and really don't want to deal with the words spoken at their wedding. I'm here to make it easy and painless for you.


IT'S UP TO YOU how much or how little you want the officiant, me, involved in the planning of your ceremony. You can write your vows. I can write your vows. We can write your vows together. You can plan your service. I can plan your service. We can plan your service together.


Or, I can deliver the words you have prepared.


SERVICE AREA


I primarily serve the High Country of Western North Carolina, including Blowing Rock, Boone, Banner Elk, Valle Crucis, West Jefferson, Newland. I also serve the surrounding areas. I can perform the service by the river, in the forest, on the Blue Ridge Parkway, in a chapel, in a garden, in a park, on horseback, on a mountain, on a farm, in a barn, or ANY special place WHERE you want to be married.


I'm here for one reason. To help, support, assist, and advise you and your soon-to-be spouse.


Our conversation begins when you contact me using the "contact" tab above.

I look forward to talking with you.


The Rev. Alice Teal

Here are links to Marriage License Information in High County Counties:


Watauga County(Boone, Blowing Rock, Vilas, Valle Crucis, Sugar Grove)

Avery County(Banner Elk, Sugar Mountain, Newland, Elk Park, Grandfather Mountain)

Ashe County (Creston, Todd, Jefferson, West Jefferson)


Funerals

A funeral should be a personal, special service honoring the one who has passed.  For the same reason that I conduct weddings, I conduct funerals. I want to help people create the service THEY desire. I personally have attended far too many funerals that are conducted by religious pastors who barely mention the life of the deceased, instead preaching to the attendees in order "save the lost." I have attended other services performed in the funeral home chapel where the officiant says the same thing at every service. He or she truly fails to learn enough about the deceased and the loved ones to honor the deceased. Instead, they are performing one more service. Why settle?


I can help you create the personalized service your loved one deserves. A funeral or memorial service should comfort you and honor your loved one. The funeral ceremony will reflect the beliefs of the deceased and his or her family, not the beliefs of the officiant or the funeral home.


Pre-planning is also available.


I'm here for one reason. To help, support, assist, and advise you and your family and friends.

Our conversation begins when you contact me using the "contact" tab above.

I look forward to talking with you.


The Rev. Alice Teal

 

OTHER LIFE CELEBRATIONS AND CEREMONIES

Rev. Teal provides affordable officiant and celebrant services for many types of life celebrations.

Weddings and Funerals are the most common, but she can also perform vow renewal services, baby naming ceremonies, house blessings, pet funerals, and many others.


Simply use the "CONTACT" above and we'll discuss how your special ceremony can be made even more special with the right officiant~celebrant.