Jeff and Megan will be stepping into the lead pastor role this September 20th at the Chilliwack Vineyard, inheriting this position from Vern and Sue Tompke. They have been married for 15 years and have three children, Liam age 13, Sawyer age 11 and Isla age 9. Jeff and Megan's journey into this role began about 6 years ago and came from an unexpected place. Their call to ministry was birthed from a... more
Before we first planted our church (Jan 2015), we prayed and asked God for clarity on how we should function as a church body. He gave us 44 pages of point form directives. Because of our belief in being ancient spiritual gates, releasing the kingdom through our worship, we prayed for worshipers. God sent us not just worshipers but several worship leaders. We are blessed. Members of our church family... more
Rik and Cathy Berry are regional leaders for the Atlantic Provinces. They pastor Valley Gate Vineyard, in Kentville, Nova Scotia. Rik and Cathy have six adult children and fourteen grandchildren so far. They pastored with the Canadian Baptists for eighteen years, including some mission work in South America, before pastoring in the Vineyard. Twenty-one years ago, they planted Valley Gate Vineyard out... more
Vineyard, Cape Town South Africa in 1996, then led by Derek Morphew, who performed their wedding ceremony in 1998. They served there until 2001.
In 2001 they felt the Lord was stirring their hearts with a desire to go to the nations. They started pursuing extended times of prayer and worship with very good friends, and spiritual mentors, Guy (South African) and Rosemary (Canadian) and others.
Through a... more
Back in the 80's, Vern and Susan met at Navigators in U.B.C. when they stumbled into Kingdom Ministries led by Gary Best, George Malone, Ken Blue and Andy Park. For them it was a perfect theological home for Susan's Catholic/Pentecostal background and Vern's Evangelical roots. The worship music gave language to their hunger for God and the theology gave freedom to expect God to show up in their daily... more
Our journey with the Vineyard and Canada began back in 2005, when a short-term mission trip turned in to a 2 year stay in North Vancouver, BC. We instantly fell in love with the way they did things! Intimate worship and ministry, real friendships, good teaching, and doing "the stuff" out on the streets. We married in 2007 and started a family back in the UK.
We made it our priority to find another... more
Nathan & Charis Rousu serve as the senior pastors of Harvest Vineyard in Edmonton, AB. They have 3 adult children, Katie, Kody, and Taylor. Nathan is the son of Don & Ruth Rousu, who began pastoring in the Vineyard in 1990 after transitioning from leadership in the Lutheran church. Nathan & Charis officially took over the Senior Pastor role at Harvest at the beginning of 2013 after a two year... more