Minutes from Charlotte, Lake Norman, and Mt. Island Lake, historic St. Mark's sits on 13 beautiful acres. We welcome the opportunity to share our peaceful church with you for your wedding ceremony.

St. Mark's Members: please contact the church office for wedding protocol.

Non-Member Wedding Packages at St. Mark's Episcopal Church

A. Ceremony Only

Package includes:

  • Use of the church for a one hour rehearsal
  • Use of the church for three hours on the day of your wedding
  • Use of the Parish Hall restrooms
  • Cleaning

Cost: $1,100

B. Ceremony Plus

Package includes:

  • Use of the church for a two hour rehearsal and/or set up
  • Use of the church, bridal suite, and groom's area for up to four hours on your wedding day
  • Use of the Parish Hall restrooms
  • Cleaning 

Cost: $1,300

Additional time may be purchased for $100 per hour. The church and buildings will be unlocked fifteen minutes prior to your agreed-upon reserved time. For more details and to arrange specific timing for your wedding day, please contact the Wedding Facility Manager.

Download a copy of the wedding contract here

Coming in February 2021!

We are in the process of constructing The Rafters at Historic St. Mark's that will be available as a reception venue starting 2021. For more information visit www.theraftersevents.com 

  • Larger capacity of 250

  • New packages with greater access to venue campus
  • Please see The Rafters for updates on construction, contract details and more!

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can non-members marry in the church?

A: Absolutely. We welcome non-members to be married at St. Mark's.

2. Who performs the ceremony?

A: If you are a non-member, you are required to bring your own priest, pastor, or officiant to conduct your marriage ceremony.

3. Are there any pre-marital counseling requirements?

A: Any premarital counseling and ceremony decisions are up to the presiding officiant you use.

4. How many guests can the church accommodate?

A: The church is most comfortable for around 130 guests, but the maximum amount we allow is 150.

5. Can we take a tour?

A: For a self guided tour between the hours of 9am and 4pm Monday-Friday, contact the church office at 703-399-5193. For evening or weekend tours, or to meet with our wedding coordinator, please contact Jackie McWhorter to make an appointment. All contact information can be found below.

6. Is there a space for the wedding party to get ready?

A: Yes, we have both a Bridal Suite and a Groom's Area in our Parish House, which are available with the Ceremony Plus and Ceremony and Reception packages.

Contact us today!

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Wedding facility manager

Jackie McWhorter


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