Meet our Staff
Lead Pastor: Dave Carter
Dave and his wife Donna have four grown children and a dog. Dave is an ordained elder in the East Ohio Conference of the United 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.
Youth & Community Relations Pastor:
Jake grew up in Willard, Ohio, which is where he met his wife Logan while they were in high school. Jake and Logan have two sons, Nash & Rhett. Jake has an undergraduate degree in Youth Ministry from MVNU, and his MDiv from Nazarene Theological Seminary. Jake enjoys watching and playing a variety of sports. He also enjoys traveling, reading, movies, and spending time with his family.
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.
Teena's financial experience ranges over 30 years and includes a variety of organizations including corporate, manufacturing, health care and non profit. She has an Accredited Bookkeeping Certificate. Her and husband Keith have 4 grown daughters and 7 grandchildren. She loves reading, playing her guitar and spending time with family and their 4 cats and 1 dog.
Madeline grew up in Delaware with her with her amazing family and graduated from Delaware Hayes. She has led worship for nearly 4 years. She was recently married to her husband Will (the guy in the sound booth.) In her free time Madeline loves spending time with those she loves, crocheting, and drinking lots of coffee!