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I think one of the many things that was so great about James is that he makes you feel at welcome and as if you were home. We’ve never met him until we started searching, but he quickly became a good friend. He was also extremely flexible and even did an amazing job covering our butts when we needed to buy more time while the father of the bride left to search for the ribbons for our hand fasting in the middle of the ceremony.

Even though we only spent a few hours with him to discuss the ceremony, to our guests it felt like he’s known us for much longer. His smile invites you in while friendliness keeps you there. At that time I was really set on having a female officiant, but after the extremely friendly email from James my fiance (at that time) convinced us to meet up with him. Once we met him in person there wasn’t a single doubt in our minds, we wanted James to marry us.

- Cara and Eric

James was so kind and friendly. Lots of my guests commented on how much they enjoyed the style and tone that James had set of our ceremony. He was very helpful throughout the day, before, during and after the ceremony.

- Janelle and Alex

Mr. Simmons was the best wedding officiant! I couldn’t have chose anybody better. All my guest loved him he was very helpful with the wedding, if it wasn’t for him things wouldn’t have ran so smoothly. I seriously recommend letting him be a part of your special day.

- Duis dignissim

James Simmons (Austin Area Weddings) was wonderful!!! I am so glad we chose him as our officiant for our special day! James listened to all our our wants and needs for the ceremony and his personality and reading style added character (not monotone or boring at all)

Our wedding was small and intimate so no wedding is too small or too big of a Job for him! He was very accommodating and flexible with time and scheduling, and more importantly he was respectful of our religious background. Would definitely recommend!! 5 Stars !!

- Mandi and Jon

James personality fit the mood of our wedding perfectly. He’s very outgoing and a strong speaker. He went step by step explaining the process of our ceremony and had a variety of styles to choose from. He is very open minded to people’s suggestions and will adjusts to different ideas. It was such a pleasure working with him. I highly recommend him!”

- Ali and Keith

James was a great officiant for our wedding. He was professional and great at his job. I even had people during the wedding ask who our officiant was because he made our ceremony so special. We recommend James to anyone who is planning a wedding.

- Michelle and Jonathan

My husband and I got married in June of 16 by James Simmons. We were impressed beyond belief with James. He was professional, on time, hilarious, fun, and what a trooper! It down poured on our wedding day and James was still on time and completely unfazed by standing in the rain to marry us.

He stood up there as it rained on all of us and had a smile on his face the whole time. He helped make our day perfect and unforgettable. We are so blessed to have found him. We have no complaints whatsoever and highly recommend him. 

- Chris and Kelly Ann Conoley