MICHAEL WALLENMEYER                   senior pastor  

Michael's passions include centering everything the church does in the gospel, building a strong sense of community, making disciples and reaching out to others with the love of Jesus Christ. He graduated from Moody Bible Institute and attended seminary at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Michael and his wife, Marcie, have have three energetic children. He served in ministry in Illinois and New Jersey before coming to New Life in April of 2015.


Kyle is a young pastor with a passion for youth. Kyle grew up in Mountain Lake, MN. He is a recent grad from Grace University in Omaha, NE with a Bachelor of Science: Bible/Christian Ministries and a specialty in Youth Ministries. Kyle and his wife, Ashton, moved to Watertown in July 2016 when Kyle started serving here at New Life.



Janet's days here at New Life are spent communicating with our many children's ministry volunteers and making sure everything is in place so they can spend their time building relationships and discipling the kids that God brings our way on Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings. Janet and her husband, Todd, have two active daughters (who enjoy children's ministry) and a fluffy dog named Ted.

LEZLIE EVEN                                 MINISTRY ASSISTANT

Lezlie has been faithfully serving at New Life since 2003. She has done a little bit of everything over the years, but she currently serves as an assistant to our pastors and ministry leaders and also partners with our church treasurer to manage the financial side of our ministries. Lezlie enjoys spending time in her yard and garden and being with her family.


Sherry and her husband, Dave, have been a part of New Life Church since they moved to Watertown in 2003. She began serving as part-time staff in 2012 and watches over the church calendar, and the New Life communications - bulletin, emails, website. Sherry and Dave have three children that keep them on the move.