Leadership

At New City Church

Leadership

At New City Church

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STAFF TEAM

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Dr. Ryan Johnson

Lead Pastor

Founder

Pastor Ryan, together with his wife Megan, planted New City Church from scratch in 2015. They have four children: Tatum, Caden, Roman, and Maggie. Ryan serves by casting vision, through pastoral care, as President of the organization, as Moderator of the Session, and as the head of the teaching team.
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Megan Johnson

Discipleship Director

Founder

Megan, alongside her husband Ryan, planted New City Church in 2015. They have four children: Tatum, Caden, Roman, and Maggie. Megan serves by guiding the formation of life-on-life discipleship groups and providing for the care and development of their leaders. She also serves on the liturgy team.

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E. Brandon Dean

Assistant Pastor

Pastor Brandon, together with his wife Alisha, have been a part of New City Church since the initial Launch Team. They have two daughters (Halle and Maddy), a son-in-law (Steven), and a grandson (James) who all call New City Church their home. Brandon serves with a focus on engagement, communications, liturgy, and pastoral/Shepherding Care. He is the Secretary of the organization, the Clerk of the Session, and is a part of the teaching team.

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Duane Mixon

Worship & Residencies Pastor

Pastor Duane, together with his wife Jessica, came to New City at the Beginning of 2022. They have three children: Miles, Iris, and Silas. Duane serves by curating our times of worship and providing for the care and development of worship leaders. He oversees the residency program at New City Church and is a part of the liturgy team.

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Kelly Shipp

Children's Ministry Director

Kelly, together with her husband Kenny, have been a part of New City Church since the initial Launch Team. They have three children: Emma, Ben, and Everett. Kelly serves as the director of New City Kids and provides for the care and development of a team of children's ministry volunteers. Kelly is also providing leadership for the Shepherding Care Team alongside Pastor Brandon. 

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Anne Bridges

Children's Ministry Assistant Director

Anne, together with her husband Rob, have been a part of New City Church since we were still a portable church meeting in a middle school gym. They have two children: Rylan and Reese. Anne serves providing organization and leadership to New City Kids.

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Patrick Choi

Youth Director

Patrick, alongside his wife Erica, has been a part of New City Church since just after we launched. They have two children: Haven and David. Patrick and Erica developed our student ministry from the ground up. Patrick serves as a ruling elder providing leadership and oversight of the organization as a part of the Session. He is a part of the liturgy and teaching teams.
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Erica Choi

Youth Director

Erica, alongside her husband Patrick, has been a part of New City Church since the very early days. They have two children: Haven and David. Erica and Patrick developed our student ministry from scratch. Erica serves as a worship leader, by handling our social media, and as a part of the liturgy team. 

Contact Erica


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Cheri Ryan

Operations and Ministry Partnerships Director

Cheri, together with her husband Mark, were an integral part of our transition from a portable ministry to an established church within our community. They have two children: Hannah and Amelia. Cheri serves by overseeing the day-to-day operations of the church and facility, and as director of our global and local ministry partnerships.

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Bill Golden

Executive Director

Bill, together with his wife Karen, have been a part of New City Church since we were still portable and meeting in a middle school. They have two grown children: Mikayla and Nathan. Bill serves as our Executive Director, providing for the care and development of the staff. As a ruling elder, Bill provides leadership and oversight to the organization as a part of the Session. 

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Mike McAuliff

Missional Communities Director

Mike, together with his wife Emily, were a part of the initial launch team of New City Church. They have two daughters: Ella and Ada. Mike serves by providing for the care and development of our Missional Community leaders, and as a part of our teaching and liturgy teams. As a ruling elder, Mike provides leadership and oversight for the organization as a part of the Session.

Contact Mike

SUNDAY MORNING TEAMS

Contact a team lead if you have questions or would like to serve.

SUNDAY MORNING TEAMS

Contact a team lead if you have questions or would like to serve.

New City U

E. Brandon Dean

SECURITY

Kenny Shipp

Preaching

Ryan Johnson

Sacrament Prep

Alisha Dean

ENGAGEMENT COUNTER

Shann Doig

OTHER MINISTRY AREAS

OTHER MINISTRY AREAS

Contact a team lead if you have questions or would like to serve.

Contact a team lead if you have questions or would like to serve.

Accounting

Rachel Bartlett

Local Missions

Cheri Ryan

FOR THE CITY

Amanda Martin

Generosity

Mark Ryan

BENEVOLENCE

John Hudson

WIDOW CARE

John Hudson

Human Resources

Cheri Ryan

Global Missions

Cheri Ryan

Engagement

Cheri Ryan

Graphic Design

E. Brandon Dean

Social Media

Erica Choi

Communications

E. Brandon Dean

Residencies

Duane Mixon

Creative

Duane Mixon

Facilities

Cheri Ryan

Missional Communities

Mike McAuliff

Discipleship Groups

Megan Johnson

Administration

Cheri Ryan

Next Generation

Patrick Choi

Erica Choi

Special Events Childcare

Rachel O'Dell

OFFICERS

THE SESSION

Our Board of Elders

RYAN JOHNSON

Teaching Elder | Moderator

E. BRANDON DEAN

Teaching Elder | Clerk

JOE BRAND

Ruling Elder

BILL GOLDEN

Ruling Elder

PHIL WHITE

Ruling Elder

BRIAN PETTIGREW

Ruling Elder

MIKE MCAULIFF

Ruling Elder

PATRICK CHOI

Ruling Elder

JEFF THOMAS

Ruling Elder

THE DIACONATE

Our Board of Deacons

JOHN HUDSON

Deacon | Chairman

ART EDWARDS

Deacon | Treasurer

STEVEN SEXTON

Deacon | Secretary

MARK RYAN

Deacon