LEADERSHIP

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Dr. Ryan Johnson

Lead Pastor

Pastor Ryan and his wife Megan planted New City Church from scratch in 2015. He has four children, Tatum, Caden, Roman, and Maggie. Preaching the Word of God, casting vision, pastoral care, and oversight of the organization are just some of the ways that Ryan provides servant leadership of this church.


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Megan Johnson

discipleship Ministry

Megan and her husband Ryan planted New City Church from scratch in 2015. She has four children, Tatum, Caden, Roman, and Maggie. The formation of Discipleship groups and the care and development of their leaders is her primary focus at New City Church. 


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Kelly Shipp

Children's Ministry

As a part of the original launch team, Kelly developed New City Kids from the ground up. She and her husband Kenny have three children, Emma, Ben, and Everett. Coming alongside parents as they disciple their children is her main focus at New City Church.


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Patrick & Erica Choi

Youth Ministry

Patrick and Erica are developing a vibrant ministry for Junior High and Senior High students. They have one daughter, Haven and another child on the way. In addition to working with youth at New City Church, Patrick and Erica work for Youth For Christ in Gwinnett County. Developing discipleship relationships with young people - whether they are new to the faith or learning to make their parents' faith their own - is the primary way they serve.  Erica is a part of the worship team and Patrick is a part of the preaching team. 

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Cheri Ryan

GLOBAL MISSIONS | ADMINISTRATION

Cheri has had an integral role helping New City Church transition from being a portable church plant to an established church within the community. She and her husband Mark have two daughters, Hannah and Amelia. Keeping things organized and running smoothly is her primary challenge at New City Church, but she is also helping us develop our global ministry focus as well. Cheri also manages our social media presence and our church facility. 


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Phil White

WORSHIP MINISTRY

Phil has been with New City Church, developing a team of worship leaders, since the very beginning. He and his wife Catrina have five children, Mariel, Audrilyn, Weston, Grant, and Russell and are guardians for their nephew Damion. The production of the Sunday morning Worship Gathering, as well as the care and development of the worship team, is Phil's primary focus at New City Church. As a ruling elder, Phil also provides leadership and shepherding oversight for the organization as a part of the Session.  


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E. Brandon Dean

PASTORAL ASSISTANT | COMMUNICATIONS | ENGAGEMENT

Brandon has been a part of New City Church since before it was planted. He and his wife Alisha have two grown daughters, Halle and Maddy. Liturgy, communications, engagement/hospitality, and pastoral care are Brandon's primary areas of focus at the church. He provides leadership and shepherding oversight as a ruling elder on the Session. Brandon is also a member of the preaching team. 

MINISTRY TEAM LEADERS

SHERRY EDWARDS

Mercy | Local Missions

ART EDWARDS

Stewardship

JESSICA LY

Hospitality

MARK RYAN

Generosity

BRIAN PETTIGREW

The Crew

NATHAN DUNN

New City U

KENNETH SHIPP III

Security

ANTONIO da SILVA

Information Technology

DIANE DIERKS

Engagement

MIKE MCAULIFF

Missional Communities

EVAN SIMMONS

Tech

JOHN HUDSON

Deacon Care

ELDER BOARD

RYAN JOHNSON

Teaching Elder

JOE BRAND

Ruling Elder

BILL GOLDEN

Ruling Elder

KEVIN SHAW

Ruling Elder

PHIL WHITE

Ruling Elder

E. BRANDON DEAN

Ruling Elder