LEADERSHIP

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Dr. Ryan Johnson

Lead Pastor

FOUNDER

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 DIRECTOR

FOUNDER

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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E. Brandon Dean

ASSISTANT PASTOR

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. Brandon is also a member of the preaching team. 


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Kelly Shipp

Children's Ministry DIRECTOR

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 DIRECTORS

Patrick and Erica are developing a vibrant ministry for Junior High and Senior High students. They have one daughter, Haven, and another child, David, 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. As a ruling elder, Patrick also provides leadership and shepherding oversight for the organization as a part of the Session.

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Cheri Ryan

CHURCH ADMINISTRATOR & GLOBAL MISSIONS DIRECTOR

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. She keeps things organized and running smoothly and she also gives direction to our global ministry efforts. In her spare time, she manages social media and our facility. 


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Phil White

WORSHIP DIRECTOR

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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Anne Bridges

Children's Ministry Assistant Director

Anne, and her husband Rob, have been Covenant Partners at New City Church since we were a portable church meeting in a middle school. They have two children, Rylan and Reese. Anne provides organization and leadership to New City Kids.   

MINISTRY TEAM LEADERS

SHERRY EDWARDS

Mercy | Local Missions

ART EDWARDS

Stewardship

JESSICA LY

Hospitality

MARK RYAN

Generosity

NATHAN DUNN

New City U

KENNETH SHIPP III

Security

ANTONIO da SILVA

Information Technology

MIKE MCAULIFF

Missional Communities

EVAN SIMMONS

Tech

DENNIS BOYD

Ushers

THE SESSION

Our Board of Elders

RYAN JOHNSON

Teaching Elder | Moderator

E. BRANDON DEAN

Teaching Elder | Clerk

JOE BRAND

Ruling Elder

BILL GOLDEN

Ruling Elder

PHIL WHITE

Ruling Elder

BRIAN PETTIGREW

Ruling Elder

MIKE MCAULIFF

Ruling Elder

PATRICK CHOI

Ruling Elder

JEFF THOMAS

Ruling Elder

THE DIACONATE

Our Board of DEACONS

JOHN HUDSON

Deacon | Chairman

MARK RYAN

Deacon | Secretary

ART EDWARDS

Deacon | Treasurer

KENNETH SHIPP III

Deacon

ANTONIO da SILVA

Deacon

STEVEN SEXTON

Deacon