TESTIMONIALS

"The only thing more beautiful than the venue and landscape was Trina & David’s caring hearts and attention to detail. The brick ceremony was so beautiful and really gave us a unique experience. We look forward to going to see our brick in years to come! Every possible thing a bride could ask for was made available to me, and so much more. St. Stephens on the Hill is absolutely breathtaking, it is easy to get lost in the scenery; from the bridge to the stone arch itself, everything is so gorgeous. We opted to place our tables under the trees right near the aisle and it was magical. I cannot think of a better place to get married or better venue hosts!"

Daniel & Megan Culkin 2019

"When we saw St Stephens on The Hill for the first time and then spoke with the Bartoks, there was no doubt it was where my daughters wedding was to be.  And we were not disappointed!  David and Trina are excellent in all that they do and they do so much to make sure everything is just perfect!  They opened their home to the bridal party and make sure to take care of anything that we asked about.  All the guests were blown away with the beauty of St Stephens.  The locals couldn't believe they had never heard of what they called the perfect place for a wedding.  The Bartoks have an amazing venue and they are amazing hosts!  My daughter and son-in-law will forever have beautiful memories of their special day at St Stephens on The Hill!"

   David and Karen Whetstone, Mother & Father of the Bride

   Cassie & Matt Stoner 2019

"We could not imagine having our wedding anywhere else.  Trina & David are nothing short of amazing.  They are very experienced and know exactly what to do for you to have the perfect day.  The venue was so beautiful and all of our guests were in awe. We can't thank them enough!"
     Ben and Taylor Corbitt  2019

"We had a lovely wedding at St Stephens!  The property is beautiful , David and Trina are friendly and helpful and we had a truly

special ceremony at their venue.  The brick ceremony is a special touch and we can't wait to come visit it through the years."

   Tiffany and Jacob Cleek 2019

"We couldn't have asked for a better venue for 
our wedding day.  David and Trina are the most caring and kind hosts! We had everything we need and more.  St.Stephens on The Hill is beautiful all on it's own, but David and Trina really make it a memorable place."
     Clint and Tiffani Cole  2019

"St Stephens made everything so easy for us on our big day!  They kept any bit of stress off our shoulders and took care of anything we needed.  On top of how great of people they are this place is absolutely beautiful.  I recommend it to everyone!"

     Alexa and Tyler Murphy  2019

"We loved the venue!  David and Trina catered to our every need.  Even when some problems came up, they made sure to take care of it so we did not have to worry.  20/10 would recommend"
     Mr and Mrs Durbin   2018
"St Stephens on The Hill made the celebration of our marriage truly exceptional and unforgettable for us and our guests!  Their gorgeous estate and willingness to help will leave us eternally grateful."
     Matthew and Haleigh Reed    2018
'The moment we stepped on the property we
knew it was the ideal location for our perfect day.  We stopped looking after our visit with David and Trina.  The Bartok's overwhelming kindness and support made our day even more special than we could have dreamed.  If you're looking for the perfect wedding venue, St. Stephens on The Hill is it!!"
     Mr. and Mrs. Stalcup  2018
"We LOVED the venue! David and Trina made it that much better! They are so sweet, helpful, truly cared about our day.  I could go on and on ....and the wedding party did too.  The venue is gorgeous...we received so many compliments.  I searched all of southern IL for a wedding venue and St Stephens hands down is the best.  Thanks!"
   Nicole and Andrew 2018
We had a wonderful experience at your venue.  The property is beautiful and the service from the service  was over the top.  Thank you for making our special day extraordinary."
     Mr and Mrs Thomas Kent 2018
"Our wedding at St Stephens was so special.  The process of decorating and clean up was a breeze and our pictures are one of a kind!  We couldn't have picked a better place."
     Mr and Mrs Rush   2018
"Although it was a rainy day, they worked to
make our day beautiful and special by opening their home.  They made it a day to remember."
     Mr and Mrs John & Lori Henson   2017
"David and his wife were so friendly & inviting!  They made us feel at home.  Staying here & using their home made things so much easier. The grounds are beautiful!" 
     Kenzie & Philip Wright  2017
"Mr. and Mrs. Derrick Atkinson were wed October 21, 2017 at St Stephens on The Hill.  The venue is lovely, affordable and the staff makes your special day worry free.  They made our day one that we will never forget, with their hospitality and home."
     Crystal Parker and Derrick Atkinson  2017