(Bethany UMC Wedding Information in pdf format- click here)
You will need a North Carolina marriage license. The marriage license can be obtained from the Register of Deeds office.
Dare County Justice Center (first floor)
The Register of Deeds Office
962 Marshall C. Collins Drive (off U.S. Highway 64)
P.O. Box 70
Manteo, NC 27954
Phone: (252) 475-5970
Fax: (252) 473-5393
Licenses handled from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
The Register of Deeds office will require proof of your social security number (SSN card or tax return) and a photo ID. If you have been married before, you need documentation of when the previous marriage ended. A blood test is not required in North Carolina. Your parents’ full names (including both mothers’ maiden names), the cities and states they were born in and the states they live in now. You will also be asked the name of the county and state in which you were born. The license cost $60, payable in cash or check. You must use the license within 60 days of issuance.
Bring your marriage license to the wedding. This is the official record of the ceremony. The Pastor will returns the license to the Register of Deeds for you.
Bethany United Methodist Church
PO Box 609
Wanchese, NC 27981
Fee Schedules for Non-Members (Bethany United Methodist Church)
The following fee schedule applies to non-members of the church
$250.00 Deposit (will be returned if all conditions are met)
$250.00 Use of Church Sanctuary for public wedding
$150.00 Additional if reception is held in Fellowship Hall
150.00 Additional for rehersal use of the Fellowship Hall
250.00 Minister’s Fee
150.00 Bethany Wedding Coordinator
50.00 Administrative Fee
Fee Schedules for Members (Bethany United Methodist Church)
Church members and extended family members
$100.00 Deposit (will be returned if all conditions are met)
$100.00 Minister’s fee
$100.00 Bethany Wedding Coordinator