Our Staff

  • Joel & Danelle Knox

    Senior Pastor, Executive Pastor

    Joel and Danelle serve the Brenham Vineyard together as Lead Pastor and Executive Pastor, respectively. They met at Southwestern Assemblies of God University, in Waxahachie, Texas in 1989 and were married in 1991. They discovered the Vineyard Movement in 1995 and have served in Vineyard churches since 1998. They moved to Brenham in 2016 and became our pastors in January of 2018. They have 3 grown children, Chris, Jessica, and Anna. 


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  • Vern (Bevan) Howard

    Pastor - Care Ministries

    Vern and Bevan are from Ohio and Kentucky, respectively. They are career educators with over 40 years of experience in education, coaching and administration in the US and Ecuador, where they also served as missionaries. They moved to Brenham in 2018 and quickly joined our staff, providing pastoral care and counseling services to our church. They are passionate about Jesus, family, football, kids, hospitality, dachshunds and the Astros!


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  • Shaunna (brian) Marshall

    worship pastor

    Brian and Shaunna are high school sweethearts from Phoenix, Arizona. They have two grown children. They have attended and served in Vineyard Churches for 30+ years. They moved to Brenham in 2017 to follow God's leading.  The Marshalls are passionate about helping people find their place and equipping them to serve in the Body of Christ. Additionally, Shaunna serves as our Lead ASL Interpreter and a teacher in our Children's Ministry. Brian serves as the church treasurer and leads our Tech Team.


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  • tammy dobrinen

    children's pastor

    Tammy grew up in Cameron, TX and lives with her husband, Brad, in Chappell Hill. She and Brad have served at various Vineyard churches in a number of different ministry roles including small groups leaders, children, missions and worship for over 2 decades. Tammy also served with Brad in various capacities with Youth With A Mission both in the US and in Russia. She brings a wealth of experience to the Brenham Vineyard Kidz ministry and a passion for sharing the gospel of Jesus with the youngest members of our church. Tammy is a huge fan of the Houston Texans and Astros as well as her Texas A&M Fightin' Texas Aggies!

  • Aimee kraemer

    youth pastor

    Aimee grew up in Burton, TX and lives in nearby Carmine. She has 4 daughters, one granddaughter and LOTS of "adopted" kids. Aimee has worked with children and youth for many years. She loves Houston sports, her family, and is passionate about helping young people navigate their teen years by learning to trust in Jesus.  

  • Beverly Berger

    Facilities Management

    Beverly is originally from Dickinson, Texas. She has lived in Brenham for more than 35 years. She has two grown daughters and an adorable dog named Oreo. Beverly has attended Vineyard Brenham for over 10 years and is responsible for the management of our facilities. She enjoys serving, helping and giving in any way she can to the benefit of the church body.