Staff and Elders

  • Pastor John Czech

    Pastor Czech has been a pastor and church planter in Illinois, Washington, and Wisconsin. He loves to see God bringing purpose and joy into individuals' lives. Aside from his work at Living Vine, Pastor Czech loves fishing for salmon in Washington state and watching movies with his family.

  • Chris Ashwood

    Chris is the worship director at Living Vine. He has also been a record producer and praise band member for nearly 20 years. In his free time, Chris likes spending time with his family, exercising, bicycling, and playing music.

  • Paul Ashwood

    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 and son. In his free time, he likes playing music, spending time with his family, and tending his garden.

  • Jeffrey Gratz

    Jeffrey is a Living Vine Elder and the current Treasurer. He is a Hudson native and raised his family here as well. In his free time, he prioritizes spending quality time with his family and friends; and enjoys God's great outdoors while traveling, camping, hunting and fishing.