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Meet our Staff


Lead Pastor:
Dave Carter

Pastor Dave oversees church administration, leadership, preaching and visioning. Dave and his wife Donna have four grown children. Dave is an ordained elder in the Columbus East Circuit of the Global Methodist Church. Dave has shared Christ across the United States and in several countries around the world. He is passionate about his family, missions, Ohio State, traveling, and adventure trips.


Office Administrator:



Melanie is married to her husband, Bill, has one son and 5 grandchildren. She is a Sunday School teacher and a certified lay speaker.  She also works in the church office 3 to 4 days a week and she is the friendly voice that you will hear when you call New Beginnings Church.


Generosity Coordinator:

Teena Yeary

Teena manages the giving blessings at New Beginnings and enjoys using her skills for the kingdom of God. Born and raised here in Delaware County, she and her husband Keith have a family of 4 daughters and 8 grandchildren.  She loves reading, painting, playing guitar and spending time with her family and fur babies.




Steve Paxton

Steve is our Worship Coordinator and oversees service planning, music and media. He began playing and singing at a young age and spent many years in Nashville as a professional musician. In 2014, he re-connected with a high school friend Vonda, who later became his wife.  They have a beautiful, talented daughter Myah. Steve likes to write and record songs as well as teach piano at his home studio. He enjoys spending time with his family traveling, playing games and watching movies together.

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