Leadership

  • John has been a church planter and lead pastor for many years in Illinois, Washington State and Wisconsin. He has been married to his wonderful wife, Kelly for over 33. They have two amazing daughters and one equally amazing son-in-law. John and Kelly enjoy the 4 seasons of Wisconsin and the beauty of Hudson! To relax John loves to be with family, enjoying a cup of coffee with a good book or outside fishing or pheasant hunting!

  • Kelly has been married to her favorite pastor for 33 years. She has watched God interact with her family, her church family and the community each and every day. He is a good, good Father and she is happy to represent Him as Director of Family Ministry here at Living Vine Church. Kelly directed a similar ministry at a church plant in Snohomish, WA. She has been part of youth and family ministries for all the years she has been walking with Jesus - since her college days at UW-Madison.  

  • Chris is the music director at Living Vine. He is an all around music man, who loves the Lord, his family and enjoys a good campfire to hang out with.  Chris lives to serve in many ways, including serving the homeless and those in need, through the program that he started; Starts With Socks. 

  • Paul is an elder, men's group leader, and technology specialist at Living Vine. In addition, Paul plays drums in the praise band along with his wife, Ruth, and son. In his free time, he likes playing music, spending time with his family(especially grandkids) and tending his garden. 

  • Serving on the Elder team at Living Vine is both an honor and a privilege for June Sather. Her deepest love, after God, is for her family and especially everything involved with being Grandma to her two grandkids. During the summer you'll find her caring for her flower beds or camping, Winters you'll find her with good books and puzzles of all types(usually under a warm blanket). Other hobbies include crafting, sewing, decorating and crocheting. 

  • Dr. Paul Norby has spent 38 years in education in various leadership and teaching positions.  He has served schools in Minnesota, Tennessee, Cameroon, and Congo.  He is a life-long learner, which positions him well to act as the director of adult education for Living Vine Church.  Dr. Norby has been married to his wife Betsy for 39 years, and has three adult daughters.  He and Betsy are soon-to-be grandparents.

  • Carol loves being a wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother as they are her greatest joys! She also loves photography, baking and morning walks. She enjoys serving at Living Vine as the people make it so special. Carol and her husband, DuWayne, love Hudson and hope it will be their "forever home". 

  • Kacie uses her love of Christ and her tireless energy to create a consistent brand across media platforms for Living Vine, while actively promoting events in a way that attracts guests. Kacie is inspired daily by her husband and their two kids to be the best wife, mom and child of Christ that she can be. In her free time, Kacie likes to read mystery novels, bake, and go shopping at the "mother ship" (also known as Hobby Lobby) to decorate her house and drive her husband bananas.