Support Information

Supporting Information for Weddings

Schedule & availabilityCall now to schedule your special 2020 event
Special services can be held from the first Saturday in June through the last Saturday in September.
(Weddings, Vow Renewals, Christenings and Memorial Services)

Interview with sponsor/Trustee
Carol Snelling                     603-968-9809            csnellg@gmail.com
You must schedule an interview prior to your wedding either by phone or in person

Transportation to the Island  (Note:A limited number of wheelchairs are available on the Island)

Local Churches (alternate locations in case of rain)

  • The Trinity Church; Located on the grounds of Holderness School.  Rustic & charming – no electricity with old style box pews.  $250 non-refundable.  Seats 100.  Contact Linda Folsom-603-375-4038
  • Federated Church of Sandwich         603-284-6151          
    e-mail: office@sandwichfederated.org
  • Holderness Community Church       603-968-3219
  • Center Harbor Congregational Church    603-253-7698 or 603-253-8668
  • St Mark’s Episcopal Church (Ashland)    603-968-7640

Note: If you are from out of state, please check the NH Marriage Guidelines (available at any Town Clerk’s office) regarding the location of your alternative site.

Reception

  • Contact the Squam Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce, Ashland NH   603-968-4494 for suggestions.   www.squamlakeschamber.com
  • The Common Man Restaurants  www.thecman.com
  • Willoughby Ridge Farm
    Route 113 Holderness, NH
    978-886-5472 — weddings@willoughridgefarm.com
  • The Inn on Golden Pond
    US Route 3 Holderness, NH
    603-968-7268 — innkeerpers@innongoldenpond.com

Organists

  • Noelle Beaudin                603-284-6550      nkbeaudin@gmail.com
  • Edna Van Saun                603-539-4595      ednavansaun@gmail.com
  • Kathleen Smith                603-744-2736      kasmdapr@gmail.com
  • Peggy Johnson                  603-986-6839       peggyjohnson@gmail.com

You will need two strong pumpers (12+ years of age). The organ is cranked by hand and requires some training.

Chamber Music
Bozena O’Brien   603-744-6776 or 603-455-8851
Edandbos@gmail.com 
Ms. O’Brien can organize any size or type of chamber music (duet, trio, etc.)

Clergy
This is a partial listing of local clergy available for private ceremonies in the event that you do not have your own clergy to perform the ceremony.  Note: Church Island is not consecrated.  The Catholic Church prohibits priests from performing ceremonies on unconsecrated ground.

Reverend Jay Hutchinson                                                  302-561-4647
Chaplain, St. Andrews School

Reverend Dr. Virginia Jones-Newton                              603-284-6288
United Methodist Church (retired)

Reverend Carol Snow-Asher                                             603-744-7864
American Baptist/Congregational UCC

Reverend Janet Lombardo                                                603-224-3139
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church

Reverend Cannon Hannah Anderson                             603-724-1558
Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire                                                  

Photography
Cold Brook Studio (Brian Hoag) 603-323-7572
coldbrookstudios@roadrunner.com
coldbrookstudio.net (web site)