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Pastor Josh Ellis Senior Pastor

Pastor Josh is a graduate from Christ For Nations in Dallas, Texas, where he earned his degree in Practical Theology. He and his wife, Sarah, have been serving together in ministry since 1998, while they were still students. Pastors Josh and Sarah joined the New Life team in 2003 when they came on board to start a young adult/college-age ministry and Sarah became the primary worship minister. After 9 years of faithfully serving the church in young adult and college-age ministry, Josh stepped into the senior role in January of 2012.

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  Pastor Sarah Ellis Worship Pastor   Pastor Sarah has been a part of New Life Church her entire life. In 1998 she moved to Dallas, Texas, to pursue an education in theology and music ministry. At Christ for the Nations, she earned her Practical Theology Diploma with a music minor. That is where she and Pastor Josh met and began their ministry life together while students. In 2003, Pastor Josh and Sarah answered the call to return to New Life Church to impact their generation.

Pastor Sarah Ellis Worship Pastor

Pastor Sarah has been a part of New Life Church her entire life. In 1998 she moved to Dallas, Texas, to pursue an education in theology and music ministry. At Christ for the Nations, she earned her Practical Theology Diploma with a music minor. That is where she and Pastor Josh met and began their ministry life together while students. In 2003, Pastor Josh and Sarah answered the call to return to New Life Church to impact their generation.

  Pastor Sean Stanley Student Ministries Pastor   Pastor Sean first came to New Life Church in 2009 as a student of Great Lakes Master's Commission. After completing the program and an internship, Pastor Sean and his new wife, Abby, joined the ministry team. They came on board as the youth pastors. Together they have done an amazing job discipling and ministering to the youth of the area.

Pastor Sean Stanley Student Ministries Pastor

Pastor Sean first came to New Life Church in 2009 as a student of Great Lakes Master's Commission. After completing the program and an internship, Pastor Sean and his new wife, Abby, joined the ministry team. They came on board as the youth pastors. Together they have done an amazing job discipling and ministering to the youth of the area.

 
  Pastor Abby Stanley Jr. High Pastor   Pastor Abby came to New Life church in 2008 as a Great Lakes Master's Commission student. After completing the program and an internship, she and her husband, Pastor Sean, accepted the call to join the team as youth pastors. Abby then took on the additional role of Children's Ministry Assistant in the summer of 2014. In 2016, Pastor Abby became the leader of our Jr. High ministry.

Pastor Abby Stanley Jr. High Pastor

Pastor Abby came to New Life church in 2008 as a Great Lakes Master's Commission student. After completing the program and an internship, she and her husband, Pastor Sean, accepted the call to join the team as youth pastors. Abby then took on the additional role of Children's Ministry Assistant in the summer of 2014. In 2016, Pastor Abby became the leader of our Jr. High ministry.

  Pastor Jenise Stanley Children's Ministry Director   Pastor Jenise is changing the world one kid at a time. Jenise first came to New Life Church in 2005 as a Great Lakes Master's Commission student. She completed the program and four years of internship. In the summer of 2014 she became the Children's Ministry Director. She has a Bachelor's degree in early childhood education and years of ministry experience. She is a true professional and passionate about seeing children love Jesus more.   Potter's Kidz Blog

Pastor Jenise Stanley Children's Ministry Director

Pastor Jenise is changing the world one kid at a time. Jenise first came to New Life Church in 2005 as a Great Lakes Master's Commission student. She completed the program and four years of internship. In the summer of 2014 she became the Children's Ministry Director. She has a Bachelor's degree in early childhood education and years of ministry experience. She is a true professional and passionate about seeing children love Jesus more.

Potter's Kidz Blog

  Adam Stanley Media Director   Adam came to New Life in 2007 as a Great Lakes Master's Commission student. Since 2012, he served the New Life sound team in a volunteer capacity, developing and improving technical aspects of New Life weekend services. He has extensive experience and knowledge with live sound, video production, and graphic design. Adam became the Media Director in 2018.

Adam Stanley Media Director

Adam came to New Life in 2007 as a Great Lakes Master's Commission student. Since 2012, he served the New Life sound team in a volunteer capacity, developing and improving technical aspects of New Life weekend services. He has extensive experience and knowledge with live sound, video production, and graphic design. Adam became the Media Director in 2018.

 
  Donna Maertin Bookkeeper

Donna Maertin Bookkeeper

  Sandee Bowman Office Manager

Sandee Bowman Office Manager