• Randy & Jane Gooder

    Teaching and Prayer 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. 

  • Adam Kasel

    Vision and Administration Pastor

    Adam and his family moved to Indianapolis from Cincinnati where Adam was working full-time at Fifth Third Bank and part-time as the Discipleship Pastor at Northstar Community Church. Prior to that, he and his family attempted a church plant for about 18 months after working full-time for four years at Northstar toward that end. Adam became connected to the Vineyard movement in 2005 at Evanston Vineyard while he was a student at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School working on his Masters of Divinity. He and his wife, Carrie, along with their children (Aidan, Harrison, Rowan, Declan, and Adelaide), love to see the Kingdom of God moving in and around people's lives and helping them become who God created them to be as apprentices of Jesus. You can find and connect with Adam on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram.

  • Kara Jones

    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 a 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. 

  • Heather Jessee

    Children's Pastor

    Heather has been a part of the Vineyard family nearly 10 years.  Her family returned to her home state after her husband served in the Air Force for 12+ years. In that relatively short time they moved 5 times.  For her there is nothing sweeter than coming home and staying more than a few years.  As a result of a lot of moves Heather has learned the value of being rooted in family and being known.  She is known as someone who has a lot of energy, enthusiasm and joy!   She has been volunteering with Vineyard Kids since she first started attending.  Her love for kids is deep.  She is moved by the Father’s love and wants each and every child to know their value.  She wants each child to know God is happy and in a good mood when He thinks about them!  She dreams big and plans for the day when each child walks in the fullness of Christ and their calling as sons and daughters.  Heather and her stud hubs, John, have been married 18 years and have three boys she regularly cries and thanks God for: Samuel (15), Avery (14), and Jack (10).

  • Nick Kane

    Youth Pastor

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  • 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.