| LEAD PASTOR: JOE VIEIRA |

A little bit about Joe
 - Favorite thing Jesus said:  I make all things new. (Rev. 21:5)
 - One word (or phrase) that describes your relationship with Jesus:  Adventurous.
 - What excites you most about Beaches Vineyard and your role here:  The people who make up the church and the opportunity to serve alongside them.
 - Favorite local food spot:  Simply Tasty Thai
 - (Bonus Question) What was your first concert?:  C+C Music Factory

Email: joev@beachesvineyard.net

 

| COMMUNITY PASTOR: BOBBY SPAHN |

A little bit about Bobby
 -  Favorite thing Jesus said:  Look at the birds, free and unfettered, not tied down to a job description, careless in the care of God. (Matt. 6:26)
 - One word (or phrase) that describes your relationship with Jesus:  Trust.
 - What excites you most about Beaches Vineyard and your role here:  That we are a community of people who enjoy growing and learning and being a part of our neighborhoods.
 - Favorite local food spot:  Delicomb
 - (Bonus Question) Best vacation you ever went on?:  Lollapalooza 2006 in Chicago, Il.

Email: bobby@beachesvineyard.net

 
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| WORSHIP DIRECTOR: KATIE FAIR |

A little bit about Katie
 -  Favorite thing Jesus said:  A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another. (John 13:34-35)
 - One word (or phrase) that describes your relationship with Jesus:  He loves me more.
 - What excites you most about Beaches Vineyard and your role here:  The energy, honesty and warmth of our church family. I’m humbled by this place of worship leadership that God has put me in, and I’m exhilarated by seeing Him move in His children, stirring hearts and healing hurts. He is magnificent and I love being part of a family that joins His kingdom.
 - Favorite local food spot:  Tama's Sushi
 - (Bonus Question) What was your first concert?:  Michael W. Smith

Email: worship@beachesvineyard.net

 
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| KINGDOM KIDS (INFANT - KINDERGARTEN): CHERYL ABBOTT |

A little bit about Cheryl
 -  Favorite thing Jesus said:  Let the children come to Me. (Matt. 19:14)
 - One word (or phrase) that describes your relationship with Jesus:  Child-like faith.
 - What excites you most about Beaches Vineyard and your role here: Watching all levels of youth grow into the people who will shape this next wave of Godly influences.
 - Favorite local food spot:  Sake House
 - (Bonus Question) What was your first concert?:  James Taylor

Email: kingdomkids@beachesvineyard.net

 

 

| VINEYARD KIDS (ELEMENTARY): CAROLYN VALERIA |

A little bit about Carolyn
 -  Favorite thing Jesus said:  I won't lay anything heavy or ill-fitting on you. Keep company with me and you'll learn to live freely and lightly. (Matt. 11:28-30)
 - One word (or phrase) that describes your relationship with Jesus:  A father's unconditional love for his daughter.
 - What excites you most about Beaches Vineyard and your role here:  Making the kids feel welcome and listened to and forming relationships with volunteers and all of the Beaches Vineyard staff.
 - Favorite local food spot:  M-Shack
 - (Bonus Question) Best vacation you ever went on?:  Italy

Email: vineyardkids@beachesvineyard.net

 

| STUDENT MINISTRIES DIRECTOR: ANDREW EDWARDS |

A little bit about Andrew
 -  Favorite thing Jesus said:  Let him who is without sin among you be the first to throw a stone at her. (John 8:17)
 - One word (or phrase) that describes your relationship with Jesus:  An adventure
 - What excites you most about Beaches Vineyard and your role here:  Seeing the youth experience Jesus and being a part of that.
 - Favorite local food spot:  Angie's Subs
 - (Bonus Question) Favorite book of all time?:  Nightwing: A Knight in Blüdhaven by Chuck Dixon

Email: youth@beachesvineyard.net

 

 

| BUSINESS MANAGER AND ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM LEADER: NANETTE VAN DORAN |

A little bit about Nanette
 -  Favorite thing Jesus said:  Don't be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the Kingdom. (Luke 12:32)
 - One word (or phrase) that describes your relationship with Jesus:  Central
 - What excites you most about Beaches Vineyard and your role here: Beaches Vineyard's commitment to the lost, poor and homeless. I love our trans-generational community and how they need and support each other.
 - Favorite local food spot:  Simply Tasty Thai
 - (Bonus Question) What was your first concert?:  George Jones and Tammy Wynette opened by Conway Twitty

Email: nanette@beachesvineyard.net

 

| CHURCH LIFE COORDINATOR: CHERYL ABBOTT |

A little bit about Cheryl
 -  Favorite thing Jesus said:  Let the children come to Me. (Matt. 19:14)
 - One word (or phrase) that describes your relationship with Jesus:  Child-like faith.
 - What excites you most about Beaches Vineyard and your role here: Watching all levels of youth grow into the people who will shape this next wave of Godly influences.
 - Favorite local food spot:  Sake House
 - (Bonus Question) What was your first concert?:  James Taylor

Email: cheryl@beachesvineyard.net

 

 
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| CHURCH RECEPTIONIST: KARISSIA POLAKOWSKI |

A little bit about Karissia
 -  Favorite thing Jesus said: “Do not fear, for I am with you”
 -  One word (or phrase) that describes your relationship with Jesus: Open
 -  What excites you most about Beaches Vineyard and your role here: I love the community and culture of Beaches Vineyard. I’m most excited about working for God.
 -  Favorite local food spot: Ugly Cupcake
 -  (Bonus Question) What was the best vacation you ever went on?: My one year anniversary camping trip with Noah to Brevard area/ Asheville NC

Email: receptionist@beachesvineyard.net


 

| FOUNDING PASTORS: LEE + PAT BROOKINS |

A little bit about Lee
 - Favorite thing Jesus said:  I choose you not you choose Me. (John 15:16)
 - One word (or phrase) that describes your relationship with Jesus:  Very personal and real.
 - What excites you most about Beaches Vineyard and your role here:  Changing lives
 - Favorite local food spot:  Wasabi
 - (Bonus Question) Favorite album of all time?:  Creedance Clearwater Revival
 

A little bit about Pat
 - Favorite thing Jesus said:  I will not leave you as orphans (comfortless, desolate, bereaved, forlorn, helpless); I will come (back) to you. (‭John‬ ‭14‬:‭18)
 - One word (or phrase) that describes your relationship with Jesus:  He is enough.
 - What excites you most about Beaches Vineyard and your role here:  Getting to see our love and values work out it's expression in the following generations.
 - Favorite local food spot: Lillie's Coffee Bar
 
- (Bonus Question) What was the best show you've ever been to?: Cirque Du Soleil La Nouba in Orlando