Meet our Staff
Lead Pastor: Dave Carter
Dave has lived in a variety of places in Ohio and is an ordained elder in the East Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church. He has two children, Addison and Savannah. Dave has shared Christ across the United States and in 5 countries around the world. He is passionate about his family, missions, Ohio State, traveling, running 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 one son, Nash. 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 and was involved in music all the way through school. She graduated from Hayes High School in 2019 and joined New Beginnings church over the spring of 2019. She loves spending time with her wonderful parents, two brothers, friends and boyfriend, Will. Some of Madeline's favorite things to do in her free time include, listening to and playing music, making crafts and drinking coffee.