From the very beginning even until our present day, New Life has always been about leading people into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.  We exist to Love God and Lead People to Live a Better Story.


We are your neighbors, your friends, your co-workers—gathering together to explore God’s goodness. We are a church where you can be yourself, build friendships, strengthen your marriage, watch your children mature, and bring friends and family. At New Life  you have the opportunity to Live a Better story—an extraordinary story—for God.


Our Mission

We exist to love God and lead people to live a better story.

Our Vision

We dream of a church that is filled with pure worship, explosive evangelism, passionate ministry, friendly fellowship, and impactful discipleship.

Our Values

At New Life we value seven core values. These core values are being Relevant to Culture, having Excelllence in Ministry, having Authentic Community, modeling Servant Leadership, creating a Grace-Filled Environment, having Generous Stewardship, and honoring Generational Legacy

We are a multi-cultural, multi-generational church. We are a perfect place for people who are not.


Lori Valenzisi

Associate Pastor

Lori Valenzisi is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God.  She has been serving in ministry in the Mahoning Valley for 28 years. She has a passion for all to experience the love and forgiveness of Jesus, regardless of age or area.  She joined our Pastoral team in December 2019 as Administrative Pastor. Lori and her husband, Tony, are from the Valley and have been married since 1995.

Lincoln Williams

Worship Pastor

Pastor Lincoln serves as our Worship Pastor. He is passionate about leading people to experience the presence of God. He also serves as the Creative Director for New Life Church.

Krysta Crooks

Next Gen Pastor

Krysta and Ryan completed Victory School of Ministry in 2010. Krysta led New Life Kids from 2011-2017. When she was pregnant with Ezekiel. She decided to focus on being a mom. After 2 years at home with her kids she jumped back in as the One Kids Director at One Church, in Columbus, Ohio. The Lord has helped to develop Krysta as a leader through this experience. About 250 kids attended a Sunday service at One Church. She's excited to take all the principles she's learned along the way and partner up with Holy Spirit to lead New Life Kids Ministry and soar to the next level. 

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