Pastoral Leadership Team –
Vern serves as the lead pastor at LVC. He graduated from Calvin Theological Seminary in May of 1982 and was then ordained in the Christian Reformed Church and served 8 years Pastoring churches in Iowa and Colorado. In 1998 he was invited to become a Pastor in the Loveland Vineyard and since has been a Pastor in the Loveland or Fort Collins Vineyard. “I thank God for the Vineyard. I found the Vineyard in Fort Collins in 1991. The first time I walked in, I knew that the presence of God was there and this was the way I had always dreamed of “doing church”. I love the honesty, the freedom, the “realness” of the Vineyard family. The Vineyard is where I had my emotional and spiritual life restored by participating deeply in a small group.”
I grew up in rural southern Minnesota. I worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse for 9 years, obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and was employed full time in Medical Social Work for another 20 years. I am married, have three children and five awesome grandchildren!
I have known Jesus since a young girl and found the Vineyard in 1991. I have been actively involved in the Loveland Vineyard for the past 20 years. The Vineyard has been a place of healing, restoration and positive change for me. Currently I am Pastor of Community which includes Outreach, Pastoral Care, REAL Life Groups and Compassion ministries both within our church and in our community. I have a desire to see the Kingdom of God move in my personal life and in the lives of all the people that we have contact. As I have learned to step out in faith and trust God, I am continually challenged to live that out day by day.
I enjoy biking, gardening, traveling, music, and life in the outdoors of Colorado and beyond!
Associate Pastors –
Kevin Goude –
Kevin was called to ministry at age 11, but did not heed the call until many years later. He has served as an Assistant Pastor, Worship Leader, Youth Pastor, and board member at various churches around the United States.
As an Associate Pastor at the Loveland Vineyard Community, Kevin has facilitated School of Kingdom Ministry for four years with his wife,Renie. He also serves on the Prayer Team, Teaching Team and is head of the Security Team.
Kevin is a military veteran and works with various veteran concerns as one of his passions. His interests and hobbies include riding his motorcycle and fishing when he can. Kevin is an accomplished woodworker and cabinet maker.
Born and raised in the state of New York as a Roman Catholic, Renie entered the United States Air Force where she met her husband Kevin in Basic Training. She has had the opportunity to travel and live in numerous places in this great country. Finding the Vineyard movement in 2002 opened amazing freedom in her life and walk as a Christian. The Vineyard, and it’s people with their unconditional love and guidance, literally changed her life.
Renie has a great passion for Women’s Ministry and seeing women healed and made whole. In 2007 she started a “Ladies Night” in Cheyenne where she resides. Here, women of all denominations, backgrounds and ages get together, build relationships and grow together…and it is still going strong! As an Associate Pastor at the Loveland Vineyard Community, Renie has co-facilitated the School of Kingdom Ministry with her husband, Kevin. Renie also serves on the Teaching Team.
She is the mother of two sons and “grandma” to three beautiful grandsons, who are the light of her life. She enjoys spending time with family and friends. She has a gift of gathering people together. Renie also enjoys walking, gardening, shopping, movies and quiet, sweet times riding on the motorcycle with her husband.