Austin is a gorgeous location for a wedding. With an interesting sociocultural blend of Bible-believing, conservative Christians and the “keep Austin weird” crowd, almost any bride can find what she’s searching for in a perfect ceremony here.
But what about the officiant?
Choosing the right type of wedding officiant to preside over your Austin area wedding will depend on the style of your ceremony, and what you’d like from your big day. Let’s take a look at a few of your options.
For the Church-Going Crowd – Traditional Ministers
If you’re in love with the concept of a church wedding, Austin has you covered. With beautiful locations all over town and myriad ministers to choose from, any denomination – or non-denominational – Christian or other person of faith can find their perfect provider here.
For the Straightforward and Not-So-Straight – Secular Services
A secular or civil wedding ceremony is best for couples who are looking for a legal wedding, or one in which a church or religious aspect of the ceremony will not be present. Officiants who provide these types of weddings will also be happy to provide same-sex couples with officiation, something not as common among ministers and church-based providers.
For the Fun and Funky Flowerchildren – Friends or Family
If you’re really looking to bend the rules, consider having a family member or friend pronounce you married. After all, this is your big day – why not share it in the best way possible with someone you and your partner dearly love?
A Note for Austin Brides
Austin is one of the best places to hold your ceremony if you’re looking for something out of the ordinary. From grand, catholic cathedrals to quirky, off-beat locations and celebrations, it is truly a melting pot of bridal culture. If you’re in need of an Austin area wedding officiant, be sure to consult local vendors, venues and newlyweds, or consult local officiant agencies for the very best in ceremony services. Whichever kind of officiant you’re looking for, you can find it here.