God has brought together an incredible team of women and men to lead our church family in accomplishing all that God has for us in our next season of ministry. Curious about future internship or staff opportunities? Contact Katie@northpointvineyard.com.

Tara Wallace

Tara Wallace

Lead Pastor

Tara Wallace is the lead pastor at Northpoint Vineyard Church. She has been leading in ministry since 2002 and graduated from Bethel College in 2006. Tara has a passion to see people know and experience God’s never-ending love for them through the ministry of the local church. She enjoys reading, painting, and spending time with her three adorable and lively daughters — Lily, Gloria, and Maggie.

Nat FitzGerald

Nat Fitzgerald

Worship Coordinator


Nat Fitzgerald has served as the Worship Coordinator at Northpoint since August 2013. He holds a degree in Christian Ministries from Bethel College. Nat loves that Northpoint is a place where people don’t just want to know about Jesus, they want to know Him. Nat plays in three or four bands and has way more records than anyone should. He lives in Mishawaka with his wife, Michelle, and their dog, George “The Animal” Steele.

Katie Foster

Katie Foster

Kids and Connections Coordinator


Katie Foster is the Kids and Connections Coordinator at Northpoint. She joined the staff team in October 2016. Katie loves that at Northpoint, all are welcomed and accepted. She holds a bachelors and masters degree in social work and previously served as a social worker for the South Bend Community School Corporation. Katie enjoys creating accessories, traveling, and spending time with her husband, Aaron, and their two daughters.

Nate Hawley

Nate Hawley

Student Ministry Coordinator and Administrative Assistant


Nate Hawley is the Student Ministry Coordinator and Administrative Assistant at Northpoint. He joined the staff in August 2017. He recently graduated with a degree in Christian Ministries from Bethel College. Nate’s favorite thing about Northpoint is that it’s a diverse community of Jesus-followers from a wide variety of ages, backgrounds, and opinions, united by their love for Jesus and for each other. Nate describes himself as the biggest Star Wars fan at Northpoint and loves nerding out about the Bible and learning new things about various perspectives on faith.

Amanda Clark

Amanda Clark

Staff and Administrative Support


Amanda Clark has served as Staff and Administrative Support at Northpoint since August 2017. She loves that at Northpoint the staff and leaders are deeply committed and work hard, but love each other and love to laugh together. Amanda previously served as the Office Manager at Vineyard Syracuse and currently serves as Director of Newcomers at The Vine. Amanda loves to cook, and although she’s not artistic, loves art and visiting the Art Institute in Chicago.

Caitlin Wirtz

Kidspoint Intern

Caitlin Wirtz has served as the Kidspoint Intern since August 2017. She’s currently a senior at Adams High School. She adores the children at Northpoint and also loves how supportive, inclusive, and realistically optimistic the members are. Caitlin’s favorites include: cereal, being in theatrical productions, her ceramics class, and dogs!