Our Vision

All things NEW. NOW.

Our Mission

Empowering people in every season and space in life, to live a full life in the transforming love of Jesus Christ, every day.

Know God.

Living Aware of God’s Presence.

Be You.

Living In and Out of Our Identity In Christ.

Do Good.

Living Out Our Call to Love Well.

Our Family Vaules

At NewLife Church we believe that we are called to be a family. So as a family we have a few things that unite us and give us purpose...


Our Leaders

God has blessed us with a great team of staff and leaders.


CJ & Katie Clymer

Lead Pastors

CJ and Katie have been pastors for over 18 years. They have served in all sizes of churches in the Detroit Metro area, Eau Claire WI and Adrian, MI. Their heart is to help people craft a new story with the pieces they have left. Together they bring a gift set that compliments one another. CJ was a born and raised in Adrian, MI and Katie in Rockford, IL. They live in Adrian, MI with their kids, Kalkidan, Ezekiel, Selah & Hadley.

As a family they have a heart to see this city experience new life in Christ.

Contact Info:
CJ- cj@newlifemi.com
Katie- katie@newlifemi.com


Michael & Katie VanEtten

NewLife Kids Pastors

Michael and Katie have a passion for children and a desire to see them fall in love with Christ. They have been involved working in Children’s Ministry on and off for over 12 years. Serving in Adrian and Blissfield, MI and Myrtle Beach, SC. They live in Adrian with their kiddos Kaydence and Jack and have been married since November 2004. The VanEtten’s are die hard Michigan Wolverine fans and watch God’s chosen football team every Saturday faithfully…GO BLUE.


NewLife Lead Team

This team of individuals and couples serves as our leadership team and makes all decisions on behalf of the people that call NewLife home. In the future the structure of this group will change to reflect our church bylaws.

CJ Clymer
*Rick Morton
Brian Stutzman
*Joe Nozinger
Michael VanEtten

* Also serve on the Financial Awareness Team.