Meet the team.


Our Officiants


owner & primary officiant

Rev. Ray Van Winkle

A Seattle "native" since 1982, Ray has been involved in the wedding industry most of his life, running a small catering company with his wife Stephie, and later working for her floral design business. He credits her with seeing within him the potential to be a great wedding officiant.



associate officiant

Rev. Bill Wood

Born and raised in Chicago, Bill and his wife relocated to the Pacific Northwest shortly after Bill finished law school.  He and his wife enjoy traveling, their Siamese cat Coco and wine as a few of their special interests.



ASSOCIATE officiant

Rev. Jack Loos

1970’s Jack moved to the San Francisco Bay area to pursue his consulting career. At that time he met (and married!) his wife Chris. They returned to her Seattle roots in the late 1990’s. Jack enjoys travel, Northwest wines and walking.


ASSOCIATE officiant

Rev. Nancy Skipton

Nancy moved from Massachusetts to Washington state in 1990. She has 2 grown children, a wonderful husband and an Australian Shepherd dog. Nancy is already well established in the wedding industry, as she is the owner of Simply Celebrations & Events.