Our Staff


Seán and Debbie Byrne, Lead Pastors

Seán is the lead pastor at Dublin Vineyard church together with his wife Debbie.  In 1993, they set out, together with a small group, with a vision to partner with God to build a vibrant church that would make a difference in people’s lives and in Dublin.  Together, with the leadership team, they provide direction and oversight to the church. Seán and Debbie are energised by seeing more and more people experience a life-changing friendship with Jesus and seeing more vibrant church communities started across Ireland. They have been married 23 years and are the proud parents of three great young people.  



Christine Hand, Assistant Pastor

Christine has been assistant pastor at Dublin Vineyard for the past seven years after taking early retirement from Xerox (Europe) where she was head of human resources. She provides leadership and oversight to our Growth Groups and our Compassion Ministries. She gets great joy from encouraging others to get to know the person of Jesus and to become all that he has purposed for them. Christine lives by the sea and loves walking her dog on the beach. 



Laurence Maritz, Administrator & Sunday morning coordinator

Laurence joined our team in June 2017 and is training to take on the administrator role and is currently our Sunday coordinator. He joined our congregation in 2003 from South Africa and is now an Irish citizen. He is married to Lauren and they have two lovely boys Nathan and Adam. Laurence loves meeting new people and encouraging them to live out their faith and experience the goodness of our Lord.


Eyderman Becerra, associate pastor - worship

Eyderman is married to Eyeilis and both are Venezuelan. They came to Ireland in January 2014. They have a baby daughter named Megan who was born in 2017 in Dublin. He is also a musician and enjoys playing instruments, recording and producing music. Eyderman and Eyeilis have a passion to raise worshippers and to bring excellence into the arts God has given us to worship Him.


Jannie & Tobi Jansma, Pastoral Volunteers

Jannie & Tobi Jansma came to Ireland from South Africa in March 2018 to serve as pastoral volunteers at Dublin Vineyard. After Jannie retired from South African Airways, he and Tobi were in full time ministry at their church in Johannesburg for many years. They have a son, daughter in law and two precious grandchildren who also live in Ireland. They have a passion to help believers find freedom in Christ by understanding their God-given identity.