---Why Our Church

 
 MISSION
We exist to help each person in our community and surrounding areas to develop a personal relationship with Jesus Christ through delivering a Christ-centered message inspiring Spirit-empowered living and authentic relationships.
 
 
---Core Values
 
 CORE VALUES
Passionately proclaiming, by word and deed for transformation . . .
1)  of the heart (Ezekiel 11:19).
2)  of the mind (Romans 12:2).
3)  of our being (2 Corinthians 3:18; 5:17).
Vigorously valuing relationships . . .
1)  the sanctity of Life (Psalm 139:13-16)
2)  the Biblical definition of marriage (1 man and 1 woman) (Genesis 1:27; 2:18; 20-24; Malachi 2:15; Matthew 19:4-6; Mark 10:6-9; Romans 1:26-27; Ephesians 5:31; 1 Corinthians 7:2).
3)  the building of families and relationships (Ephesians 5:25-33; Colossians 3:19-21).
Lavishly living . . .
1)  to sow life into lives (Isaiah 55:10; 2 Corinthians 9:6,10; John 4:36-37; Galatians 6:7-9).
2)  as contributors and not consumers (James 2:14-17; 1 Timothy 6:17-19).
3)  as we invest in the next generation.
Exerting effort to give our best in every opportunity.
Faithfully focusing . . .
1)  on honoring the past (Hebrews 12:1)
2) on pursuing God’s plan for the future (Philippians 3:13-14; Proverbs 29:18).
 
 
---Leadership
 
 
 
Terry Detwiler is the lead pastor of New Life.  His primary goal is to lead people to a saving relationship with Jesus Christ so that they might experience the fullness of what God has for them.  His passion is to see the church built through the preaching and teaching of God’s Word in an authentic, practical, and relational manner that meets every person where they are at in life.
 
 
 
Meet Wes King. Wes is the Student Ministries Pastor at New Life.  He and his Wife Staci have been married for over 18 years, and make a great team in Student Ministries! They are both lifelong residents of the Valley City community, and are deeply involved and passionate
about reaching youth and children and teaching them about Jesus.