Staff


  • Randy & jane gooder

    senior pastor & Activation Pastor

    Randy and Jane joined the Vineyard staff in 2001, and Randy became Senior Pastor in 2007. Prior to their move to Indianapolis, they served as missionaries in Europe and the Middle East. They have been connected to the Vineyard movement since 1990 when they moved to Chicago for graduate studies. Randy received his Master of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in 1994 and his Doctor of Ministry in Spiritual Formation from Northern Seminary in 2015. Jane volunteers on staff as Pastor of Activation. Randy and Jane share a passion to see the Kingdom of God come as people encounter God’s love and power. 

  • CHAD LESNET

    EXECUTIVE PASTOR

    Chad joined the staff at Indy Vineyard in 2017 as Executive Pastor where he is tasked with leading the resources of the church including the staff, finances, facilities, and operations; making sure they are all working together towards our mission of encountering the love and power of God and giving it away to the world. Chad attended Purdue University where he was a member of the track team and graduated with a degree in finance. Before joining the Indy Vineyard staff, he held various financial management positions in the airline and mortgage industries here in Indianapolis. He married Stephanie in 2001 and they have 3 sons and 1 daughter. He enjoys taking selfies, coaching youth sports, and eating burritos. He dislikes sitting still and being alone. You can connect with Chad on social media at Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter (@chadlesnet). 

  • Jacqueline Furness

    Community pastor

    Jacqueline has been connected to the Vineyard movement since 1988. She quickly fell in love with Vineyard’s “everyone gets to play” motto, along with the theology of the Kingdom of God being “here, but not yet.” She has always been drawn to prayer ministry during her time in the church. She started to attend our Vineyard in 1997, where she says she "learned how to love God, His Church, and His people." She is passionate about connecting others to each other and to God. She is happily married to her husband Tom, with whom she has 4 amazingly gifted children: James, Nancy, Julia, and Eva.

  • Nancy hendrickson

    worship pastor

    Nancy has had a heart for worship and friendship with the Father from a young age. Growing up in the Vineyard, she carries an authority that is result of a history cultivating her life's song to the Lord. She values family and being deeply rooted above most things, and is known for her depth and joy - both on and off stage. With a degree from Anderson University in Music Business and years of experience leading worship in a wide range of environments, she is excited to partner with the Holy Spirit to help propel the church family into the next season of vibrance and life in the presence of God. Nancy and her husband, Logan have been playing music together for as long as they've known each other and are proud to have been investing in the church and worship team together for years. 

  • ANNIE GONZALES

    Office Coordinator/Graphic Designer

    Annie has been with Vineyard since 1998 when she experienced the wonders of the Holy Spirit at a dream conference in Nashville, TN. Moving to Indianapolis in 2000 she began attending Indy Vineyard and remembers clearly standing in the back of the sanctuary during worship being overwhelmed with the love of God and thinking to herself “This is home.” Annie began working with us in 2016 as office coordinator and designing graphics. She has a passion for worshipping Jesus with everything inside her. She has a gift of joy, helps, hospitality and encouragement. Annie has been married to the love of her life, Merlin, since 2001 and loves going on adventures with him, having fun with her step kids - Andrew and Kayla, and being in community with her Vineyard family. Growing up in New Orleans, she cherishes her southern heritage, cooking, entertaining and most of all her family. Annie loves creating designs that let the glory of God shine through and living in His abundant joy! Her favorite life scripture is Romans 15:13 The Voice.

  • elder team

    Keith Gilbert

    Randy Gooder

    Kendyl Haagen

    Logan Hendrickson

    Tania Wingfield