Raising up a community of disciples - Pursuing God - Serving others - Restoring our world with Him
Kevin and Tatiana Webster
Kevin and Tatiana Webster were the founding pastors of Murmansk Christian Church for 21 years (1995-2016). During this time, they also founded and ran Restoration Center for Abused and Neglected Children where they ministered to over 100 children in seven years, helping scores of them find new homes and new life in Christ Jesus. January 1, 2017, they joyfully embraced the role of Senior Pastor at Yerington Vineyard Fellowship.
Kevin is a native of Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he was raised. Tatiana is a native of Minsk, Belarus (USSR) but was raised during her school years in Murmansk, Russia. Kevin attended William Jewell College, Liberty, Missouri, where he received a football and an academic scholarship. During that time he received a fresh baptism in the Holy Spirit and the Lord confirmed to him a call to missions as a pastor and teacher. He attended Rhema Bible College in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, graduating from the School of Missions in 1985. From 1984 through 1990 he served in various ministry positions in both Oklahoma and Iowa. He was ordained into the ministry in 1990 and currently holds credentials with the Rhema Ministerial Association International and World Ministry Fellowship. Tatiana studied economics in St. Petersburg, Russia, and then graduated from the Murmansk Ministerial Training School and was ordained into the pastoral ministry in 1997; she also holds credentials with World Ministry Fellowship. From 1990 through 1993 Kevin served as the pastor of Church With a Mission in Waukee, Iowa. From October 1993 through April 1995 he served as an associate director and teacher with Calvary Bible Institute in Moscow, Russia, where he helped to train ministers, many of whom now serve throughout the former Soviet Union. It was here in Moscow that he met Pastor Dave Chism and became associated with YVF which played an integral part in the founding of Murmansk Christian Church, supporting Kevin and Tatiana for over 20 years as missionaries.
Alexis Perez (Alex) is the Youth Pastor and one of the many worship leaders here at Yerington Vineyard Fellowship. Alex has been part of youth ministry since 2009 and has been leading worship since 2013. He is currently taking biblical and leadership classes through the Vineyard Institute and leading worship at UNR's Intervarsity Campus. Alex's passion is to see this generation encounter God's life changing love, transforming them into powerful leaders that will impact this world.
Pete was born in California where he lived and worked until he moved to Nevada in 1994. His work experience includes manufacturing, quality control, wafer fabrication, property management, business management and being a self-employed businessman.
In the summer of 1980 he received Jesus as his Lord and Savior and began attending a small Calvary Chapel church in San Jose, California. The church later moved to Campbell, California and was renamed The Home Church. It was here that he became involved in children’s ministry, became a deacon then an elder. It was also here that he met Judy his wife of 34 years. Pete and Judy have three children; Robert, Stephen and Tiffany and one grandchild, Rowan.
In 1995 Pete and Judy began attending Yerington Vineyard Fellowship. In 2001 he was hired by Yerington Vineyard Fellowship in the capacity of Church Administrator. Pete’s vision for his job is to handle the administrative responsibilities of the church in such a way that the pastoral staff is free to focus on the study of God’s word, prayer, ministry to His flock and to prepare the church for growth. Pete currently teaches Junior High, is the church treasurer serves on the Board of Elders and is the Salvation Army Extension Coordinator for Yerington, Nevada.