Tim Conboy

Pastor Tim Conboy

He will forever be loved and missed

We are all so grateful to Pastor Tim for all his biblical knowledge and the many laughs he shared with us.





 Phil LaMaster – Interim Pastor

Pastor Phil has been in ministry for over 50 years.

Pastor Phil is the President of Living Hope Ministries. Living Hope Ministry offers spiritual and emotional support to those who love and serve Jesus Christ.







Dave and Jeanna Fredericksen- Youth Leaders

Dave and Jeanna have ministered to children, youth, and couples together for over 20 years. Jeanna grew up in Columbus, went to East High School, worked in the medical and veterinary fields, and homeschooled their three children. David was born in western Michigan and moved to Columbus in 1987. He earned a degree from Indiana Wesleyan and works as an Engineer.  David and Jeanna recently celebrated 29 years of marriage and, through God’s abundant grace, have been blessed with 3 children and two grandchildren. Jeanna is an artist and David is a tinkerer; together they enjoy spending time with family and friends.

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Beth Johnson – Children’s Pastor

Beth has been a Children’s Pastor for over 20 years.  She grew up in Columbus, went to North High School, and then earned her degree at Columbia International University. Her husband Greg, is a Financial Adviser for Thrivent.  They have a married son Ryan, and three grandsons. Beth enjoys spending time with family and friends.

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Justin Reid – Worship Leader

Justin has a degree from Indiana Wesleyan University and serves as the Worship Leader for New Life Community Church.  He and his wife Miah have 5 children.  Serving others and reaching those in need is a passion of Justin’s.  Worship is what Justin has been called to do, and he loves honoring that calling.

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Julie Ness – Church Administrator

Julie has been coming to New Life since 2012. Originally from Ossian, Indiana, she graduated from Ball State University in 1986.  She, and her husband Larry, owned an Indianapolis CPA firm serving nonprofit organizations before moving to Brown County in 2009.

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Karen Metz – Administrative Accounting Assistant

Karen has a degree in Business Administration from Glenville State College in WV. She moved to Indiana from upstate New York in 2018 after her family relocated here. She has a heart to serve, loves God and his people especially her daughter Amy and 4 precious grandchildren.

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