About Tim

Tim Mengler is the founding and lead pastor of Vineyard Christian Church of Crystal Lake. Tim founded the Vineyard church in 2005 after graduating from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School with a Masters of Divinity. Ministry is second career for Tim; after earning a degree in horticulture, Tim owned and operated a landscape design build firm for 15 years. Tim has been actively involved in African missions since 2013 helping to lead and train pastors with a focus in Senegal and Mozambique. Tim has also been actively involved in local community leadership through the Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce, serving on the board of the Crystal Lake Food Pantry, and leading a local clergy association. 

Role on the Board of Directors: Advises from his vast experience both in developing and leading successful ministries and with working with churches in Mozambique.