Pastor Matt is our Associate Youth Pastor of Junior Hi Ministries. He and his wife, Amanda, have one beautiful baby girl, Emmy. He loves to work with his hands, work on their home, and see young people grow in their walk with Jesus. Matt is a District Licensed Pastor in the Church of the Nazarene and is pursuing Ordination through the Course of Study.
Pastor Blaire loves traveling, playing board games, adventuring around Ohio, and going for rides on her one wheel. Pastor Blaire is passionate about ministry to our next generation and provides leadership for all ministry from birth through 12th grade.
Pastor Richie has a passion for film and it comes alive in his service to the local church. Pastor Richie continues freelance work in the film industry and also owns his own studio along with his wife, Bethany. He loves bringing the screen to life with stories of changed lives and stories of how God is working and moving in the Church.
Janice has a passion for worship through song and is a gifted and Spirit-filled leader for our corporate worship services. She is married to Pastor Mark, and together they have 5 children. Janice has worked in worship ministry for over 18 years alongside her husband and also teaches private piano and voice lessons.
Pastor Mark has been serving in ministry for over 20 years, most recently coming to serve our church in 2016. He is an Ordained Elder in the Church of the Nazarene having served in Hawaii, Texas, and Arkansas before making Ohio home.
Chris Thompson became the Office Manager of New Philadelphia Nazarene in May 2014. She was born and raised in the Tuscarawas Valley in nearby Uhrichsville. Chris received a Bachelors in Music Education K-12 from Malone University in Canton, Ohio.