Our Leaders

Kelly and Judy Vigo

Lead Pastors

Kelly Vigo and his wife Judy (Walters) Vigo both grew up in Lake Charles and have a love for people. Kelly doesn't receive a salary from the church and both he and Judy work in their family-owned businesses.


Before starting Vineyard Christian Fellowship Kelly spent 26 years preaching in prisons around SWLA. Kelly is the head of the board of elders and Judy serves as an elder and as church treasurer. Kelly and Judy also serve on the prayer team and provide spiritual counseling for church members. They have been married for over 30 years and their marriage is one of the greatest assets of their ministry.

Louis and Karen Vigo

Louis Vigo grew up in Lake Charles and is a graduate of Brownsville School of ministry in Pensacola, Florida. He serves as a the Worship Pastor for our worship teams. His wife, Karen, came to America from Venezuela in 1999 and joined the Lake Charles Vineyard in 2001. It was here she first encountered a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. She graduated from McNeese in 2002 with a degree Psychology and married Louis in 2003. She is the former director of our Children’s Ministry and she serves with Louis on the Vineyard Prayer Team. Louis is a masonry contractor in their family-owned business. They have two children, Ian and Milli.

Zack and Laura Rodriguez

Youth Pastors

In 2015, Zack and Laura felt a call from God to pack up everything and move from Baton Rouge to Lake Charles to pastor the youth ministry at Vineyard. Laura and Zack also serve on the worship team and the board of elders. Laura has ministered to children and served on church worship teams for over 10 years. Zack has ministered to children, youth and adults, and his greatest passion is evangelism.


Zack and Laura both attended Southeastern Louisiana University. Zack has on undergraduate degree in General Management and his Master’s in Business Administration. He is employed at Sowela Technical Community College. Laura has her undergraduate degree and Master’s in Communication Sciences and Disorders. They have 1 child, Jackson.


Selena Schwind

Children's Director

Selena comes to Lake Charles  from a lot of places around the world, but considers herself a Tennessean. For the past 8 years she has served as the Children’s Pastor at the Vineyard in Florence, Kentucky. During her time  there, Lord added a husband, Steve, and a son, Noah, to her family. Today she serves as the Children's Pastor here.

 

Her formal education comes from both Liberty University and Bethel Baptist Seminary, but she says the best education she's received has come from the Lord, His Word, and His people. Selena  loves people and is passionate about knowing God and making Him known. She feels her past 30 years of Children's ministry has been the best investment of her life.

Kim Hornsby

Church Secretary

Kim Hornsby , formerly of Cameron parish, has been a resident of Lake Charles since 2004 when she married her husband, Steve.  Kim recently joined the staff of Vineyard as the church secretary.  She is in the office Monday – Thursday.  Steve, Kim, and their children, Kass, Kirstyn, and Kinnon began attending Vineyard in 2002.  Today, they are the proud grandparents of four grandchildren, Carter, Brynli, Owen, and Aubri.  Steve has been with CenterPoint Energy Gas Company for over 32 years.  Kim has worked in the administrative field for nearly 30 years.  Together, they have begun a local small business as a canine boarding facility.  Steve and Kim both have a deep love for the Lord and have always shared this with others.  Vineyard is their home and they welcome everyone just as they are.

Don and Mary Bradley

Board Members

Don and Mary Bradley are life-time residents of Lake Charles and joined the Vineyard in 2004 with their son Caleb. They both serve on the board of elders at Vineyard. They are both on the Vineyard Prayer Team, and they lead "College Group", the young adult small group. Don serves on the worship team and Mary is a vital part of our Children’s Department, serving on a regular basis. They both have long-time careers in law enforcement with the City of Lake Charles Police Department. They also head up our traditional Church Party and Hayride every Christmas. Don is a skilled carpenter, Mary is skilled at loving babies and they are both known for their hospitality and love of people. They have 4 other grown children and 9 grandchildren.

Paul Landry

Board Member

Paul Landry III was born December 5, 1976, grew up in Lake Charles, graduated from LaGrange High School in 1994, and served in the US Army 1994-1997. Paul was saved in 2000 and was baptized the same year. He is currently employed as the General Manager at Sonic. Paul has been at Vineyard since the beginning and has served with the youth, he was the resident overseer of Our Father's House ( a faith-based recovery home for men) and he currently serves on the Vineyard Prayer Team. In 2013, Paul married his wife, Shanna. They have 4 children.