Our Team

It takes a team to make things happen. God has brought together a group of incredibly talented people who are committed to the kingdom of God.

Senior Pastors

Duke and Sue Taber

tabersPastor Duke Taber is a recognized Christian author, journalist, church planter and Vineyard pastor. He has been a believer in Jesus for 33 years, and has been a pastor for over 20 years. Duke has planted a number of churches throughout the Western United States, including Gresham, Oregon; Ely, Nevada; Pioche, Nevada; and Pine Haven Wyoming. He and his wife Sue became our Senior Pastors at Mid-Peninsula Vineyard Christian Church in January of 2014

Duke is a regular contributor to a number of Christian publications, and is a featured syndicated blogger at The Christian Post and Believe.com. He has authored a number of books available on Amazon and Nook bookstores, and can be read at Spirit Filled Christian Living and Modern Christian Living Magazine. Duke is also the founder of 2 Christian Social networks, called Christian Faithbook and Pinspires.

Pastor Duke Taber and Sue Ristesund were married on July 6th 2013, after what Duke calls a “Holy Spirit-led courtship.”

“For years I had asked God to send someone to me that was just as passionate about Him as I was, and here was Sue. As much as I may have doubted what was before me, I felt God saying ‘I brought her here, right to your doorstep as you asked…what are you waiting for?’”

Together, Duke and Sue have 5 grown children from previous marriages.

Sue is no stranger to living in and serving the the Church. A graduate of Charis Bible College, Sue has led Women’s Bible Studies, Street Prayer and Evangelism Teams, Drama and Dance Teams and Healing Ministries Teams. Sue has also participated in short-term global missions trips to Mexico, England, Scotland and Russia.

Worship Pastor:

Bill Duke

Board of Directors:

Selma Taradash
Lisa Sharek
Chris Wessling
Jeff Millenson