COOPER ROAD CAMPUS
6000 Cooper Road, Westerville, OH
SAWMILL CAMPUS
4140 Tuller Road, Dublin, OH
LANE AVENUE CAMPUS
2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus, OH
LA VIÑA
6000 Cooper Road, Westerville, OH
EAST CAMPUS
333 Jericho Road, Pickerington, OH
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Rich Nathan

Rich Nathan

Senior Pastor

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(614) 259-5313

Rich Nathan is the senior pastor of Vineyard Columbus, a position that he has been serving in since 1987. Prior to becoming the church's first Senior Pastor, Rich taught business law at The Ohio State University for five years.

He is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, and received his Juris Doctorate with honors from The Ohio State University College of Law in 1980. Rich has served on the National Board for Vineyard USA for more than two decades and is currently serving as the leader of the Large Church Task Force for the Vineyard. He is a popular national and international conference speaker.

Rich co-authored “Both And” (IVP Books, 2013) with Insoo Kim as well as “Empowered Evangelicals” (Ampelon Revised 2009) with Ken Wilson. Rich is also the author of “Who is My Enemy? Welcoming People the Church Rejects” (Zondervan, 2002). He has written numerous articles on leadership in publications such as Leadership Magazine.

Rich was born and raised in New York City. He and his wife, Marlene, have been married for over 40 years. They have two children and six grandchildren.

You can hear his talks on our Watch & Listen page. To stay connected regularly, subscribe to Rich's monthly Congregational Email.

CAMPUS PASTORS


Irene Casale-Petrarca

Irene Casale-Petrarca

La Vina Campus Pastor

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(614) 259-5241

Irene Casale-Petrarca es la Pastora y fundadora de La Viña de Columbus, Campus en Español de la Iglesia Vineyard Columbus, fundado en octubre del 2013.

Casada por casi 31 años y es madre de tres hijos varones. Irene nació en Venezuela, donde se desempeñó como Pediatra por quince años. Ella vino a los Estados Unidos con su familia en el 2005. Se graduó del Instituto de Liderazgo Bíblico de Vineyard (VLI) en el 2013 y ha sido miembro de Vineyard por más de 11 años.

A Irene le apasiona servirle a Dios y a la gente, disfruta de caminar, de la naturaleza, de cocinar y de conocer personas de diferentes culturas y países.


Irene Casale-Petrarca is the founder and Pastor of La Viña de Columbus, the Spanish-Speaking Campus of Vineyard Columbus which was founded in 2013.

Married for almost 31 years and mother of three boys, Irene was born in Venezuela where she worked for 15 years as a Pediatrician. She came to the United States in 2005 with her family. She graduated from Vineyard Leadership Institute (now Vineyard Institute, VI) in 2013 and has been a member of Vineyard for over 10 years. Irene was the first female Pastor for La Viña churches in the United States.

Irene loves serving the Lord and his people, enjoying walking, cooking, nature, and meeting people from every nation and culture.

Scott Engebretson

Scott Engebretson

Sawmill Campus Pastor

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(614) 259-5439

Scott has been the Sawmill Campus Pastor since 2013. Before Sawmill, Scott served on staff at churches in Mississippi and in New Jersey. He also serves on the Church Extension Ministry team at Vineyard Columbus that works to train, equip, and send church planters.

Scott and Hannah met in seminary and were married in 2006. Hannah was born and raised in Zambia, Africa, where her parents served 18 years as missionaries and church planters. They have three kids – Ella, Dylan, and Lincoln.

Scott received a Bachelor of Urban Planning degree at the University of Cincinnati. He has a PhD in Biblical Studies/Old Testament and has spent way too much time studying urban planning in ancient Israel. He loves reading, music and movies of all sorts, and visiting cites of all shapes and sizes. It should also be mentioned that Scott is a rather fervent Indianapolis Colts fan.
 

Charles Montgomery

Charles Montgomery

East Campus Pastor

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(614) 259-5245

Charles A. Montgomery, Jr is the East Campus Pastor. In this role he is responsible for the oversight and day-to-day operations of the campus, which is located at 333 Jericho Road in Pickerington. Charles is also an Affiliated Professor at Ohio Christian University.

Prior to these positions, Charles served as Pastor Rich Nathan's research assistant for two years. And prior to coming to Vineyard, he was licensed and ordained by the National Baptist Church, U.S.A. and has faithfully served on church staffs in California, Georgia and Ohio.

Charles earned his Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Morehouse College, a Master of Divinity from Emory University, and a Ph.D. from Union Institute and University, with an emphasis in Ethical and Creative Leadership. He is an avid Ohio State Buckeye fan (Go Bucks!) and has been blissfully married to his lovely wife, Lady Kimberly, since 2003. They are humbled and excited about leading our East Campus! 

Andrew Oswalt

Andrew Oswalt

Lane Campus Pastor

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614.259.5302

Andrew and his wife Ginny met while attending Columbus College of Art and Design, and came into relationship with Jesus at Vineyard Columbus after five years of marriage. Since that time, in addition to a professional career in sales and non-profit management,

Andrew completed the Vineyard Leadership Institute and led Hear the Cry, a non-profit organization responding to the AIDS crisis in Africa. After many years of lay leadership at Vineyard, Andrew launched the Lane Avenue Campus in 2011 and became its pastor. At the same time, he began pursuing a Master’s of Divinity at Asbury Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. He and Ginny have 3 young children, and live in Clintonville.  

BOOKSTORE TEAM


Jeff Baker

Manager

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(614) 259-5323

Meg Kuta

Clerk

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614.891.6440

CHURCH PLANTING TEAM


Dr. Stephen Van Dop

Pastor

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(614) 890-0000

COMMUNICATIONS TEAM


Amanda Bratschie

Director of Communications

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(614) 259-5258

Katie Dix

Communications Manager

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(614) 259-5493

Sam Fahmi

Communications Coordinator

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(614) 259-5324

Michael Tyler II

Media Strategist

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(614) 259-5457

COMMUNITY CENTER TEAM


Carol Achmoody

Health Clinics Coordinator

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(614) 259-5512

Trudy Badillo

Paralegal, Immigration Counseling Services

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(614) 259-5299

Maria Broeckel

Director of Development

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(614) 259-5296

Kevin Brown

Community Center Assistant Pastor

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(614) 259-5461

Kevin Gilmore

MS/HS Afterschool Program Manager

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(614) 259-5523

Jenn Guthrie

Ministry Assistant for Health Clinics

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(614) 259-5367

Nann Horn

MS Lead Teacher

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(614) 259-5507

Nikki Mills

K-5 Afterschool and Summer Program Manager

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(614) 259-5244

Daniel Nathan

Executive Director

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614-259-5343

Kelly Sheldon

VECC Administrator

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(614) 259-5393

Jerome Smith

Director, Sports Programs

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(614) 259-5394

Gina Watts

Operations Manager

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(614) 259-5333

Jeanine Winfrey

Director, Immigration Counseling Services

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(614) 259-5322

Ahdra Young

Administrative Assistant

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(614) 259-5503

COMMUNITY CONNECTORS TEAM


Tyanne Clark

Mentor Coordinator

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(614) 259-5456

Gabriela Edon

Mentor Coordinator

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Anna Fullen

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(614) 259-5452

Gregg Hay

Mentor Coordinator

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(614) 259-5462

Kwesi Kambon

Pastor

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(614) 259-5237

COMMUNITY LIFE TEAM


Rudy Alexeeff

Assistant Pastor

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(614) 259-5397

Jessica Gatton

Assistant Pastor

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(614) 259-5288

Deb George

Administrative Assistant

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(614) 259-5358

Marsha Martin

Administrative Assistant

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(614) 259-5305

Amanda Nash

Pastor

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(614) 259-5449

Andy Saperstein

Pastor

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(614) 259-5358

Matt Shetler

Assistant Pastor

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(614) 259-5483

COMMUNITY OUTREACH TEAM


Jenney Rice

Ministry Assistant

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(614) 259-5370

Deborah Scott

Ministry Assistant

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(614) 259-5348

Rhodie Shreve

Administrative Assistant

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614.259.5441

CONNECT TEAM


Adrienne Ash

Assistant Pastor

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(614) 259-5494

Cinnamon Doran

Ministry Assistant

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(614) 259-5235

Casey Knight

Weekend & Welcome Manager

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(614) 259-5292

Dave Kuta

Ministry Assistant

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(614) 259-5472

Eric Pickerill

Pastor

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(614) 259-5235

Kim Sammons

Administrative Assistant & Weekend Coordinator

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COUNSELING CENTER TEAM


Xandula Gaitor

Counselor MA, LPC

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(614) 259-5488

Vicky Grady

Counselor MA, CPC

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(614) 259-5356

Mark Sullivan

Counselor MSW, LISW

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(614) 259-5329

Yolanda Zellars

Intake Coordinator

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(614) 259-5409

EAST CAMPUS TEAM


Jamie Frisbey

Administrative Assistant

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(614) 259-5245

Kevin Mason Jr.

Worship Coordinator

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Charles Montgomery

East Campus Pastor

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(614) 259-5245

EMPOWERED LIFE


Kerry Davis

Pastor

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(614) 259-5502

Paige Goslin

Discipleship Pastor

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(614) 259-5477

Christopher Ledezma

Assistant Pastor for Singles

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Julia Pickerill

Pastor of Staff Care & Formation

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Kristi Webster

Administrative Assistant

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(614) 259-5482

EXECUTIVE TEAM


Denise Birkhoff

Executive Assistant

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(614) 259-5313

Craig Heselton

Executive Pastor

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(614) 259-5425

Rich Nathan

Senior Pastor

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(614) 259-5313

FINANCE DEPARTMENT


Lori Bobish

Accounting Specialist

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(614) 259-5433

Joyce Bootes

Accountant

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(614) 259-5423

Jonathan Mayton

Accountant

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(614) 259-5480

James Ondrey

Director of Finance/Comptroller

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(614) 259-5307

Cindy Smith

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(614) 259-5433

Marilyn Thomason

Accounting Specialist

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(614) 259-5443

FINANCIAL MINISTRY TEAM


Kent Irwin

Pastor

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(614) 259-5505

FUNERALS & VISITATION CARE TEAM


Anthony Cannon

Pastor

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(614) 259-5364

Mandi Grohoske

Ministry Coordinator

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(614) 259-5384

GLOBAL CAFE TEAM


Wendy Angwin

Staff

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(614) 259-5400

Corbin Jones

Manager

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(614) 259-5463

Allie McCarthy

Baker

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Jim Meadows

Cook

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Cheyenne Pyle

Front of the House Shift Leader

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Emmanuel Sotondji

Cook

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Angela Walker

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Christine Wilkerson

Assistant Manager

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(614) 259-5463

HUMAN RESOURCES TEAM


Tara Davis

Receptionist

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(614) 259-5527

Todd Krulcik

Director of Human Resources

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(614) 259-5424

Bernie Larsen

Coordinator

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(614) 259-5473

Valerie Middleton

Receptionist

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(614) 259-5454

Rebekah Van Dop

Assistant

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(614) 259-5240

Kellye Wright

HR Generalist

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(614) 259-5340

IMMIGRATION COUNSELING SERVICES TEAM


Trudy Badillo

Paralegal, Immigration Counseling Services

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(614) 259-5299

Jeanine Winfrey

Director, Immigration Counseling Services

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(614) 259-5322

INTERNATIONAL MINISTRIES TEAM


Bill Christensen

Associate Pastor

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(614) 259-5338

Ximena Lozada

Ministry Assistant

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(614) 259-5410

Carli Snyder

Ministry Assistant

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(614) 259-5511

Jackie Williams

Administrative Assistant

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(614) 259-5369

LA VINA TEAM


Irene Casale-Petrarca

La Vina Campus Pastor

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(614) 259-5241

Jordan Espino-Arvizu

Administrative Assistant

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(614) 259-5241

LANE AVENUE TEAM


Jordan Espino-Arvizu

Administrative Assistant

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(614) 259-5241

David Lee

Worship Coordinator

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Andrew Oswalt

Lane Campus Pastor

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(614) 259-5241

William Scott

Worship Cordinator

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MARRIAGE & FAMILY LIFE TEAM


Ron Hitchcock

Pastor

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(614) 259-5378

Mindy Layman

Administrative Assistant

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(614) 259-5365

Jason Loehr

Assistant Pastor

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(614) 259-5401

Myiesha McCrary

Ministry Coordinator

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(614) 259-5388

Kelli Messick

Assistant Pastor

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(614) 259-5395

Michelle Wells

Ministry Assistant

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(614) 259-5499

MEDIA ARTS TEAM


Sarah Ammerman

Video Engineer & Lighting Designer

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James Hixon

Audio Engineer

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Barney Houchins

Media Arts Director

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Madison Macklin

Live Event Producer

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MEN'S LIFE TEAM


Dr. Stephen Van Dop

Pastor

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(614) 890-0000

OPERATIONS TEAM


Traci Fletcher

Operations Assistant

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(614) 259-5351

Sher Isaacs

Event Scheduling Coordinator

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(614) 259-5328

Ron Kochanowski

Business Systems Analyst

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(614) 259-5337

David Russell

IT Manager

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(614) 259-5334

Corrine Stevens

Director of Operations

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(614) 259-5332

SAWMILL TEAM


Scott Engebretson

Sawmill Campus Pastor

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(614) 259-5439

Myra Gaiters

Ministry Assistant

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(614) 259-5486

Mallory Headings

Sawmill Worship Coordinator

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SUPPORT FOR LIFE TEAM


Debbie Johnson

Ministry Assistant

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(614) 259-5289

Dave Kuta

Ministry Assistant

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(614) 259-5472

Lorie Rees

Pastor

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(614) 259-5353

Joyce Stewart

Administrative Assistant

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(614) 259-5256

VALUE LIFE TEAM


Diane Bauman

Pastor

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(614) 259-5318

Jenny Ebert

Intern

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(614) 259-5253

VC STUDENTS - HIGH SCHOOL TEAM


Santos Chaparro

Assistant Pastor

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(614) 259-5404

Napsai Orlai

Worship Coordinator

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Sarah Wiechman

Ministry Assistant

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(614) 259-5390

VC STUDENTS - MIDDLE SCHOOL TEAM


Michael Doom

Assistant Pastor

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(614) 259-5517

Laura Weiant

Ministry Assistant

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(614) 259-5383

VC TWENTY TEAM


Michelle Blackstone

Ministry Assistant

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(614) 259-5290

Shane Huey

Assistant Pastor

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(614) 259-5341

VINEYARD EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER


Gricelda Gavina

VINEYARD INSTITUTE TEAM


Helena Dameron

Admission Specialist

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Rob Kasper

General Manager

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VINEYARDKIDS TEAM


Beth Best

Nursery & Baby Dedication Assistant Pastor

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(614) 259-5402

Sherry Chapin

Campus Liaison and Childcare Supervisor

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Liz Gee

Early Childhood Ministry Assistant

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(614) 259-5361

Debi Leake

Grade School Ministry Assistant

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(614) 259-5413

Bobbi Jo Leitz

Nursery Wing Supervisor

Sirey Montufar

Ministry Assistant

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(614) 259-5345

April Murphy

Pastor of Children's Ministry

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(614) 259-5442

Terri Stewart

Childcare and Nursey Wing Supervisor

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(614) 259-5466

Mike Szlapak

Grade School Pastor

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(614) 259-5317

Kristi Webster

Nursey Wing Supervisor

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(614) 259-5482

Pam White

Early Childhood Assistant Pastor

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(614) 259-5375

WOMEN'S MINISTRY TEAM


Marlene Nathan

Pastor

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(614) 259-5297

Naja Robinson

Assistant Pastor

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(614) 259-5515

Liz Ward

Ministry Assistant

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(614) 259-5335

WORSHIP ARTS TEAM


Craig Allen

Pastor

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(614) 259-5354

Paul Cullen

Worship Coordinator

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(614) 259-5382

Caleb Miller

Assistant Pastor

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(614) 259-5498

Napsai Orlai

Worship Coordinator

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William Scott

Worship Cordinator

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