Pastoral Team & Staff


    Pastor Steve Denison embraced the role as Lead Pastor with his wife Jenny and 3 children, Rebecca, Ethan and Jesse in March 2019. Pastor Steve and his family have a background in Youth Ministry, Worship Ministry and Evangelism. Steve's heart is to see the church become the hands and feet of Jesus. Where people are saved, delivered and set free from religious mind sets and be transformed into relationship with their Creator. 

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  • aSSISTING Pastors Jay & Patty Donnelly

    Jay and Patty Donnelly have served the family of New Life since 1999 when they embraced the call to minister as Co-leaders of then, New Life Christian Center. In March of 2019, they joyfully encouraged Pastor Steve Denison as the Lead Pastor and have transitioned to the role of Assisting Ministers, serving as Family Life Pastors.  Jay also serves as the Deputy Director of the Foursquare Disaster Relief Minister. Patty is New Life's church Administrator.

    Jay and Patty have been married for 46 years and have two grown children, Brandon and Lindsy. 

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  • ASSISTING Pastors David & rebecca Barnes

    Pastors David and Rebecca have been a part of New Life since 1993 and on staff since 2000. David has a full-time management job where he has ministered in the workplace for more than 30 years. Rebecca is a local Realtor and is in the church office several days per week. They have two married, young adult children.

    David and Rebecca have spent more that 20 years leading youth and young adults. They have a heart to see young people experience the love of Christ, to watch them grow in their knowledge of the word and how it applies to everyday life, and to encourage deeper relationships within the church body. 

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  • aSSISTING Pastor / DISCIPLeship pastor  Linda Enos

    Pastor Linda's heart is to teach the new believer in Christ how to walk in their new God given nature. To love the Lord with ALL their heart, soul, mind and strength and to love others as themselves. Also to teach the important's of being a student of His word, the Bible.  

    Pastor Linda and her husband Donny have served at New Life for over 27 years and have been members since the doors open in 1991. They have two grown son's and twin grand-daughters. 

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  • AssistING Pastor/ Chaplain  Danise Kaps

    Pastor Danise 's heart is filled with compassion and works tirelessly for the lost, broken and marginalized. She encourages those who are seekers of His truth to stay the course as Christ followers. She's a powerful teacher of the word of God.  Danise lives in Jackson and is the proud mother of her son Tommy, who is now a collage student.  In addition to serving the family of New Life, Pastor Danise serves as our Community Chaplain. 

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Our Elders

  • dON & sANDY cLARK

    Don and Sandy joined our fellowship years ago. They are from Concord, California where they served in the Danville Foursquare Church before planting and pastoring the Martinez Foursquare Church for about 10 years. They currently live in Pine Grove.


    Stan and Shirley are actively involved in many aspects of ministry within the church and the community. They have a tender heart for the next generation and desire to see God's best unfold in the lives of our teens. Stan and Shirley are the owners of Sierra Hearth and Home, located in the community of Jackson.  


    Dennis and Nanci bring to the family of New Life a genuine love and care for all.  Their sensitivity to the Holy Spirit is evident as they tenderly encourage and serve the body of New Life. Dennis and Nanci both have a passion for the Word of God, prayer and His worship. They reside in Jackson.