Michael currently serves as the Lead Pastor of Living Vine Church and loves every minute of it. He is a native Midwesterner, born in Iowa, raised in St. Louis and has spent time living in Kansas, South Korea, and Switzerland. He is an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan, drinks far too much coffee, and loves to read. Above all, he is the proud husband to Elizabeth and daddy to Ella, Henry, and Levi.
Elizabeth currently serves as an associate pastor at Living Vine Church. She loves to travel, eating and preparing delicious food, learning about others, winning at whatever board game or card game she’s playing at that moment. She loves making art, laughing and jumping on the trampoline with her husband and three kids.
She was ordained in the Church of the Nazarene on the Northern California district in 2013. She graduated with a B.A. in Ministry from MidAmerica Nazarene University.
Elizabeth currently serves as the Community Pastor of Living Vine Church. She is a regular Gal, Wife, Mother, sometimes Teacher, Chaplain, and Preacher.
She is an Ordained Elder in the Church of the Nazarene and holds degrees from Fuller Seminary and Northwest Nazarene University.
Alex Nicole Harms
Alex serves as the Associate Pastor of Living Vine Church. Another transplant from the midwest, she grew up in Kansas and went to school in Oklahoma where she majored in Global Studies and minored in Cross-Cultural Ministry. She has a passion for sticky notes, coffee, hospitality, and discovering new places.
She is currently pursuing ordination in the Church of the Nazarene