Our Staff


Pastor Wayne Hartsgrove

Senior Pastor

As Senior Pastor of New Life Christian Center it is my honor and privilege to serve God and to serve people from all walks of life! Caring for people must be more than words; it must be demonstrated in love and service on a continuous basis modeled after our greatest example – Jesus!


Gail Hartsgrove




Cindy DeGray and Maribel Marrero

Front Office

Cindy and Maribel in the front office can assist you in scheduling Bus Transportation to and from church service. We are able to step out from behind the church walls as we serve in our community through various forms of outreach. Additionally, we also coordinate church events involving our Children’s Ministries.


Rose Jackson

Children’s Ministry Director

Rose oversees our Sunday morning children’s ministry programs for kids from birth through 5th grade. This includes our Nursery, Ignite Jr. (Pre-K – K), and Ignite Kids Church ministries.



Our Department Heads


Alberto Rodriguez

Head Usher

he usher ministry is responsible for assisting Pastor and the congregation in any way possible. Our job is to help make the service run smoothly so that you can worship the Lord freely.


Patricia Weiner and Martha Collins

Head Greeters

Pattie and Martha co-lead the Greeters Ministry. When you walk into our church, the greeters will be some of the first people you meet. Our desire is to warmly welcome you to our church, whether you are a first-time visitor or long-standing member. If you have any questions about what is happening at the church or where a specific class is, we are the people to ask.



Wanda Rodriguez

Women’s Ministry Director

Wanda, the Women’s Ministry Director, is a dynamic woman of faith who looks forward to sharing with you all that God has called each of us to be in Him. We are our Sister’s Keepers.


Olga Pluciennik

Sunday School Director

Our Sunday School is great. Our classes begin with preschool through adult. Our curriculum is Bible-based, teaching biblical values. We have Bible crafts, object lessons, games, songs, activities, discussion, fun, and fellowship. Adult classes study the books of the Bible, at times use videos, and have small group discussions.



Paul DeGray

Royal Rangers Senior Commander

Royal Rangers is a mentoring program for boys from kindergarten through 8th grade. We currently offer three groups: Ranger Kids for K-2nd grade boys, Discovery Rangers for 3rd-5th grade boys, and Adventure Rangers for 6th-8th grade boys. Royal Rangers is a time where boys can get together, study God’s Word, and learn new skills that will benefit them for a lifetime.


Sylvia Monteiro

Girls Ministry Coordinator

Girls Ministries is just for girls. We have four groups: Rainbows (Pre-K), Daisies (Kindergarten), Prims (1st-2nd), and Stars (3rd-5th). It’s a place for girls to learn about God, themselves, and their world. It’s led by women who mentor through loving relationships with their girls. Every girl earns badges by studying God’s Word, completing crafts, and working on projects. All girls are warmly welcomed!



Jeremy Rivest


The production team’s main responsibility is to provide audio/visual support. We accomplish this by video recording services, running the soundboard during services and adjusting the lights as necessary. Some of the secondary responsibilities that we have include; editing the recordings, posting the recordings to the NLCC website, and maintaining/updating the website.


Rebecca Rivest


We recognize that the days are evil, but we are willing to show the love of God by sacrificing time, talent, and treasure to provide a safe, secure, and peaceful place of worship, for followers of Christ, both members and visitors, at New Life Christian Center.