Duke & Marie Lancaster
Duke and Marie Lancaster have been part of the Vineyard movement since 1992. Marie grew up in a Hungarian household, the daughter of an Assembly of God pastor and church planter. Marie says that she knew she never wanted to be married to a pastor and when she met Duke while they were attending Oral Roberts University she was certain he was the last person God would ever call into ministry, so she married him. But just a few years later God used a mission trip to radically impact Duke and he felt God call him to pastor. Together they embraced a call to ministry and missions and never looked back. They have traveled the world doing ministry, planted 3 churches, and were the Senior Pastors of Vineyard Church of Jackson, Mississippi for ten years, stepping down at the end of 2021 to pursue a desire to travel itinerantly to equip the saints in Holy Spirit ministry and to encourage and strengthen leaders. They have been married over 40 years and delight in their 4 children and 8 grandchildren.
This is a really hard and weird time to be in ministry vocationally - change feels like it's swirling around us constantly and the job is more challenging than any of us anticipated it would be. We are here to help you navigate this season of change.This is what God has called us to pour into churches in this unique season:
A fresh experience of the Holy Spirit's presence and power. The Spirit of God is the energizing force that can carry us through these hard times, and we believe every church needs catalytic moments of his refreshing presence to keep the tank from getting empty.
Clarity on what leadership looks like in this season. Leadership in times of great change is different than other times. We have to be more adaptive and flexible, letting things we have held on to take new forms, and at the same time holding more tightly than ever to the core of our assignment. We want to help you navigate that challenging balance effectively
Duke and Marie Lancaster are loving, generous, faith-filled, highly gifted and trusted leaders who are uniquely equipped to train individuals and churches in many different facets of life, leadership, and biblical supernatural ministry.
Founder-Ruah School of Prophecy
God used Duke and Marie’s ministry to breath new life into our church. Because of their encouragement and insight, we are in a new season in doing Kingdom ministry. I highly recommend you consider inviting Duke and Marie to minister in your church.
Vineyard Community Church
Duke and Marie Lancaster are a gift in the body of Christ. They have a treasure of experience leading in different churches and bringing the kingdom to the nations all over the earth. They are the kind of radical Jesus-followers that are sure to stir things up and release the power of the Spirit everywhere they go.
Founder-School of Kingdom Ministry
The leadership training they provided was very relevant and will pay great dividends. During the training Duke had a lot of real-world examples to highlight the material and help us engage with it. They also brought Spirit-saturated preaching, teaching, and power ministry, through which God clearly touched numerous people. And, they are just fun people to be around! I would highly recommend them to anyone desiring a fresh move of the Spirit for your congregation.