Our Staff

Denny Tatman, Senior Pastor

Denny has served in vocational ministry since 1995. He and his wife & daughter, along with an incredible group of individuals, founded MCV in 2002. In his several years of ministry Denny has served as a church planting advisor/coach, overseer of several small groups, Christian counselor, worship leader, associate pastor, and senior pastor. He studied counseling with Trinity University and is a member of the American Assoc. of Christian Counselors. Denny has served on short-term missions trips in Turkey, Central Asia, and with disaster relief teams.

His driving forces are reaching the lost for God, helping people recognize and grow in their spiritual gifts, and seeing people restored to their right place in Christ.

Doug Huff, Associate Pastor

Doug has been a pastor with MCV since 2007. He is a life-long resident of London, Ohio. He attended Otterbein College where he received his BA in Public Relations and Business in 1989. While attending Otterbein, Doug met his wife, Kylee. They have two children. Since joining the Vineyard, Doug has embarked on several mission trips, including two to the former Soviet Union, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, and Appalachia.

At the Vineyard, Doug oversees our Teens Ministry, Homeless Ministry, and video department. He also teaches various classes and occasionally delivers a weekend sermon.

Cindy Taylor, Missions & Outreach Pastor

Cindy came on staff at MCV in 2006. Since the beginning, MCV has had an outward, missional focus. Cindy plans and coordinates all mission trips, trains up mission teams, and oversees Kindness Ministries and local outreach. All of the outreaches are geared to meet a practical need while sharing the gospel. Cindy has been married to her awesome husband Lenhard since 1988. They have two grown children and one granddaughter.

Cindy completed her pastoral Biblical Studies supervised by Pastor Denny and attended OSU where she received a B.S. in both Agronomy and Journalism, and was a member of Intervarsity Christian Fellowship.

Matt Rees, Director of Assimilation

Matt desires to reach people for Jesus, whether it be through teaching, preaching, or writing/playing music. He has a real heart for reaching out to people, especially after God has molded him in the crucible of teaching in public school. Matt earned his B.S. in Education at Ohio University, and his masters in Language Acquisition at OSU. He also served in the Marines. He is currently a high school teacher in Westerville and lives in London with his wife of 17 years and has two sons.

He draws on life experiences and the love of his wife and family to serve. His desire is to equip people to not just simply walk closer to Jesus, but help them find their place in community as well.

Norma Maestas-Grapp, Treasurer

Norma has been with MCV since 2007. She considers it a privilege and a blessing to serve as the church’s treasurer. She graduated from Franklin University in 1998 with a degree in finance. She’s been married to her husband, Steve, since 1995 and they have one son. They live in London, Ohio.

She is thankful for her relationship with Christ and to be a part of a community of believers who desire to see people restored.

Lori Tatman, Administrative Asst. / Dir. of Children’s Ministries

Lori has been with MCV since its inception. From the very beginning she took on the responsibility of organizing the many details it takes to “do church.” She is eager to assist staff members and countless volunteers, and has been honed by God to embrace the changes that go with church life. She attended Columbus College of Art & Design, and has been happily married to Denny since 1985 and they have one adult daughter and son-in-law.

Lori has also served overseas on short-term mission trips and has an interest in guiding people to recognize and grow in their spiritual gifts.


To get in touch with any of our staff members, please use the general contact form or call us at (740) 845-0154.