Our Staff

Meet our staff

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  • Maria Castro

    Middle School Coordinator

    As a middle school coordinator, Maria oversees our Ignite ministry for students in 6th-8th grade and its meetings and events. She also recruits and trains other middle school volunteers.

    Email Maria.

  • Lauren Jeffries

    Office Assistant

    Lauren works directly with the Associate Pastor. She handles various administrative tasks that require a keen sense of detail, disseminates prayer requests, and assists guests who call the Hyde Park Vineyard Church.

    Email Lauren.

  • Rhonda LeMay

    Morning Hospitality Coordinator

    Rhonda is the Hospitality Coordinator for Vineyard Sunday morning. She serves with our team of Hospitality volunteers to provide a warm welcome for all of our guests and coordinate our morning refreshments.

    Email Rhonda.

  • amy negussie

    Children's Pastor

    As our Children's Pastor, Amy Negussie oversees VineKidz, our children's ministry for kids from infants through 5th grade.  Amy also recruits, trains, and supervises all of our volunteers who lead with VineKidz.

    E-mail Amy

  • Troy Norman


    Troy is working for the church as Rand's Administrative Assistant. His main responsibilities include assisting with communication, life groups, church events, and ministry projects. 

    Email Troy.

  • Aimee Tucker

    Community Life & Mission Pastor

    As our Community Life & Mission Pastor, Aimee Tucker oversees church communication, coordination of our Vineyard Sunday services, community and church events, and the church calendar.  Aimee also supervises ministry leaders for missions, justice, and our children's and youth ministries. 

    Email Aimee.

  • Rand Tucker

    Senior Pastor

    Rand Tucker is the senior pastor of the Vineyard Church of Hyde Park. Rand casts vision for the church, leads the staff and church board, and oversees teaching and ministries. 

    Email Rand.

  • Judith Razafindrakoto

    Information Systems Coordinator

    Judith designs and manages the church website and the new church app. She improves communication between staff, leaders, and congregants through technology.

    Email Judith.

  • Sue Valentine

    Associate Pastor

    Sue Valentine assists Rand in implementing the vision and mission of the church with particular attention to organization, administration, and sensitivity to the spiritual life of the people. Sue oversees the worship, prayer and tech ministries. 

    Email Sue.

  • janae williams

    Evening Hospitality Coordinator

    Janaé serves as the hospitality coordinator for the Vineyard Night Service, coordinating the welcome, dinner, and various components of our evening service.

    Email Janae.