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 Falling Waters, WV.  They have a grown daughter and two grandsons. Ken enjoys spending time with his family, playing tennis, and riding his motorcycle.
Patrick Sims
Discipleship Director
Patrick with his wife Mary joined New Life in 2006 and currently live in Mercersburg Pa. They have been married for over 20 years and have two sons William and Michael. During that time, they have been involved in multiple ministries here at New Life; Children’s ministry helper(s) and teacher(s), small group leader, men’s group leader/teacher and Deacon for a term.
  Listening to the call on his life, Patrick began study in 2010 at Grand Canyon University and graduated in March 2015 with a BA in Christian Studies with emphasis in Biblical studies and went to complete his MA in Divinity in 2018.  Patrick currently works as a Service Operations Coordinator with a local HVAC company. During the little down times he enjoys relaxing with the family enjoying time together, playing softball on our church team and chasing history through study or adventure…
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 McMullen
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.
Deacon Shank and wife
Jake Shank
Deacon Tosten and wife
Dave Tosten
Kevin Collins
deacon pryor and wife
Steve Pryor
Tim Reed
Dave Forrest