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. 

  • israel & Malia tores

    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 over our MOP's Ministry for Mothers of Pre-Schoolers.