OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

 
 
 
The purpose of the church is loving people and building disciples.  Our leadership team works together to fulfill this purpose in every ministry of New Life.
Pastor Ken and wife Karla
 
Ken Harris
Lead Pastor
 
Pastor Ken has been the Pastor at New Life Christian Ministries for more than 30 years. He leads the church through teaching and preaching, and is also a musician with the New Life Praise Team. His passion for God’s word and worship are major components of New Life’s culture.
 
Ken and Karla live in nearby Fallings Waters, WV.  They have a grown daughter and two grandsons. Ken enjoys spending time with his family, playing tennis, and riding his motorcycle.
Pastor Henry and Trina, his wife.
 
Henry Burtner
Associate Pastor
 
Pastor Henry ministers through hospital and shut-in visitation, leads a bi-weekly Bible study, and acts as emcee for New Life’s services.  He and his wife, Trina, also lead the Altar Ministry.  
 
Pastor Henry and Trina live in Hagerstown, MD.   They have  two grown children and seven grandchildren.  They enjoy walking and bike riding on the nearby C & O Canal.
Jake Shank and Debbie, his wife.
 
Jake Shank
Ministry Director
 
Jake has been a part of New Life for over twenty years and has served in various leadership positions. He has led numerous mission teams on trips to the Dominican Republic and the Navajo mission in New Mexico. He completed a four-year ministerial internship in September 2007, with the goal of serving as a lay minister.
 
After 34 years of full-time employment at Mack Truck, he retired and began to volunteer full-time at New Life. He and Debbie live in Williamsport, MD. They have two grown children and ten grandchildren.  
ruth
 
Ruth McMullen
Administor
 
Ruth has served as administrator of New Life since 1998. She is the contact person for the church and provides support for all the ministry leadership. She has served as a volunteer in various ministries, but her passion is children’s ministry.
 
She and her husband live in Hagerstown, MD. They have two adult children and two grandchildren.
 
Youth Leaders–Andy and Nicole West
 
Andy & Nicole West
Youth Leaders
 
Andy & Nicole lead our 4:12 Student Ministries on Wednesday evenings and help lead our Living Out Loud Ministries on Sunday mornings.  They live in Clear Spring, MD with their four teenage children.
  
 
Worship Leader–Matt Beal and family
 
Matt Beal
Worship Leader
 
Matt leads our worship services on Sunday mornings along with our Praise Team.  
He and Shea live in Waynesboro, PA and have two children.

 
Deacon Shank and wife
 
Jake Shank
Deacon
 
jake@nlcm.org
Deacon Avey and wife
 
Rick Avey
Deacon
 
rick@nlcm.org
Deacon Tosten and wife
 
Dave Tosten
Deacon
 
dave@nlcm.org. 
Deacon Adams and wife
 
Jack Adams
Deacon
 
jack@nlcm.org
Deacon Skidmore and wife
 
Keith Skidmore
Deacon
 
keith@nlcm.org
deacon pryor and wife
 
Steve Pryor
Deacon
 
steve@nlcm.org