Meet Our staff

  • ViLLard & Diane Hunter

    Senior Pastors

    Villard and Diane are the founding pastors of the Vineyard Church of Brenham. They have lived in the Brenham community since 1987. They have been married for 49 years and have two children, 9 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and many extended family. They enjoy hiking (especially in the mountains) and grilling with friends.

  • Joel & Danelle

    Knox

    Associate & Worship Pastors

    Joel and Danelle moved to Brenham in 2016 and are responsible for worship and administration at the Vineyard. They have 3 grown children, a dog named Molly and a cat named Tikva. They enjoy live concerts, energetic conversations with friends and exploring the country by car.

  • Mel & Deb Christiansen

    Body Life Team Pastors

    Mel & Deb Christiansen moved to Brenham in 2012 and are our Body Life Team Pastors. They enjoy encouraging others to become involved in the various activities at the Vineyard. They stay busy on their ranch with their 3 horses, 2 dogs, 2 cats and 12 chickens. In their spare time they love to travel, play golf and visit their 6 children and 4 grandchildren.

  • amanda clark

    education team pastor

    Amanda is our Education Team Pastor. She moved to Brenham in 2009, along with her husband Jeremy. She earned her doctorate in educational leadership in 2014. She and Jeremy have two grown daughters and an energetic toddler. They live in the country and enjoy their life with 5 dogs, 3 cats, and 10 chickens. 

  • deborah wynans

    CHILDREN'S PASTOR

    Deborah and her husband, Lee moved to Brenham in 2015 and now serves as our Children's Pastor. Deborah is the mother of 3 and is teaching two of her teenage children at home. Her family enjoys funny movies, traveling the country by car and spending time with family and friends.