Our Leaders

  • Curtis & Lisa Kent

    Senior Pastor

    Curtis and Lisa Kent came to New Church, formerly Deerpoint Lake Assembly of God in 2000. Prior to coming to New Church, they served in various capacities of ministry, which includes Associate Pastors, Youth Pastors, Ministers of Worship and Evangelists. Curtis has also served in the office of Presbyter  and Assistant Presbyter with the West Florida Network of the Assemblies of God. Lisa serves on the worship team on Sundays and is a vital leader with our toddler and girls ministries on Wednesday nights. Curtis and Lisa are passionate about strategically developing and providing life-changing ministry to every generation. 

  • Stacey Lamb

    Staff Pastor/Outreach and prayer

    Stacey is originally from Pennsylvania and her family has been apart of New Church since 2011. Her passion is to see others come to Jesus and experience his Life giving, transforming presence just as she has and more. She believes that servant hood is the pathway to becoming a good leader. Her family and herself has served in many ways over the years. She is currently leading the New Blooms Outreach Team, Stand Prayer Team and she also serves as Staff Pastor. Her husband Lamar leads/serves the sound team and live stream team. Their son Zack is an active member of our youth group and serves in children's ministry.

  • israel & Malia torRes

    Worship Leader and Children's Pastor

    Israel & Malia are incredible people who enjoy serving with great passion for God and compassion for others. Their commitment to leading others through worship and in our children's ministries is a reflection of their hearts for the Kingdom.

  • Casey & Amber Kent

    youth pastors

    Casey Kent is the youngest son of Pastor Curtis Kent. He and his wife Amber have been a part of the ministry here at New Church for many years and are now serving as Youth Pastors. 

  • brittany Schau


    Brittany and Ed Schau together with their family have been Members of New Church for several years. They are originally from Illinois and have been involved in different aspects of ministry for many years. Brittany is also leads our Mom Co Ministry and is our church administrator.