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OUR LEADERSHIP


  • KEVIN E. JAMES

    SENIOR PASTOR  

    Pastor Kevin James is founding and Senior Pastor of New Community Bible Fellowship. 

     

    Kevin has been involved in ministering the gospel and developing disciples for Christ for over twenty years in the United States, Ghana, India and the Ukraine. His preparation for ministry includes a Master of Divinity degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School located in the Chicago area.

     

    Kevin is joyfully married to his bride of 28 years- Tanya. They are blessed with three children: Christopher, Taylor and Lauren.

OUR ELDERS


  • Pastor marshal ausberry  

    executive pastor

    Pastor Marshal Ausberry serves as Executive Pastor and is responsible for discipling and providing care for members.  He also oversees Teen and Young Adult Ministres. He and his wife Robyn have 3 children. 

  • Elder MARK BURDEN


    Elder Mark Burden serves on our Elder Board.  He and his wife Cheryl have three children, Daniel, Mark and Cydnee.

  • PASTOR CHARLES DOMINGUE

    EXECUTIVE business elder

    Pastor Charles Domingue serves remotely on our Elder Board and our staff part-time as the Executive Business Elder.  His primary involvement is in the areas of strategic planning, finance and operations.  His wife is Denise and their children are Kristen and Ryan.

  • pastor judah early

    teaching pastor

    Pastor Judah will collaborate with the Senior and Executive Pastors to effectively minister to the congregation through the Sunday morning pulpit ministry.   Pastor Judah will also serve the young adult population who take part in the Elevate ministry and will prepare sermons for Elevate worship nights. His wife is Tiffany and they have four children. 

  • PASTOR ADOLPHUS GAFFNEY


    Pastor Adolphus Gaffney serves on our Elder board. His wife is Tammy and his children are Scott, Morgan, Miranda and Makale.

  • ELDER OBIE SHELTON

    Elder Obie Shelton serves in the Prayer Ministry and the Programing Ministry and works as an educator and instructor at the Rainey Institute. His wife is Barbara and his son is Owen.

  • PASTOR HAROLD WEBB

    DIRECTOR OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

    Pastor Harold Webb serves on our Elder board and as Director of Christian Education. His wife is Ann Marie and they have a son named Dillon.

OUR OFFICERS


  • Deacon wayne dancie

    Deacon Wayne Dancie is married to his wife is Paula. He says the most important lesson he has learned as a leader is "It's not about me. To me, leadership is simplistic, but hard. You have to separate your desires and needs from the desires and needs of your people; to get them from where they are to where they need to be."

  • DEACON Gerald Dargan

    Deacon Gerald is married to his wife Noel. 

  • Deacon wes dumas

    Deacon Wes Dumas is married to his wife Brenda. One of his favorite scriptures is Philippians 4:13 "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."

  • deacon arthur Echols

    Deacon Arthur serves on the security and safety team. 


  • DEACON ALPHONSO HERBIN

    Deacon Alphonso is married to his wife Tunisia. 

  • DEACON TYRONE HINTON

    Deacon Tyrone Hinton leads the M.A.D. Men (Make A Difference) Outreach Ministry and serves as a Coach for the New Believers Adult Bible Fellowship class here at New Community. He is married to Blondell and has a daughter, Kelly.

  • deacon michael howard

    children and student ministry assistant

    Deacon Michael is married to his wife Deborah.  Deacon Michael has volunteered on the Prayer Team, Care Team and helped with Make Cleveland Better. Deacon Michael oversees the student and children ministries. 

  • DEACON GERALD KNOX

    Next Gen Ministry Intern

    Deacon Gerald is married to his wife Janice. Deacon Gerald's Next Gen responsibility is connecting with students and parents; ministering to student needs; assisting with recruitment, development and deployment of existing and new leaders. 

  • Deacon Wayne Miles

    DIRECTOR OF FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

    Deacon Wayne will be responsible for providing day-to-day oversight of the facility which includes ground maintenance, facility upkeep, coordinating event set-up/take down and implementing safety processes and procedures. Deacon Wayne has two children with his wife Belinda. Darnae and son-in-law, Corey. 

  • deacon maurice miller

    Deacon Maurice is and his wife Denise have three children Maurice, Tamika and Melissa.

  • deacon melvin minor

    Deacon Melvin Minor is married to wife Laura. If he could have any superpower he admits to wanting to be able to "transport from one place to another". He says, "I don't really like waiting or diving to places!"

  • deacon christopher moore

    Deacon Chris Moore and his wife Bianca have three children. Kendall, Jonah and Joel. One of his favorite scriptures is James 1:2-8.

  • DEACON JERMAINE SARGEANT

    Deacon Jermaine Sergeant is married to his wife Avril and together they have two children, Tiara and Jaedon. The most important lesson he's learned as a leader is to be a humble servant.

  • Deacon Jerome Wilcoxson

    Deacon Wilcoxson and his wife Angela have four children together. Chris, Janai, Jamira and Monica. He admits that if he could have any superpower he would have "super strength and the ability to fly." He would have the "strength to help people no matter the situation and to fly to get where I'm needed faster."

OUR STAFF

The staff here at New Community Bible Fellowship is comprised of men and women who love, care and pray for every single person in the church. If you have any questions for any of our staff, feel free to reach out and email them or call our church office to speak with them. You can contact the church office at info@newcommunitybible.org

  • TANYA JAMES

    EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC INITIATIVES

    and Director of Women’s Ministry

    Tanya James serves as the Executive Director of Programming and the Director of Women's Ministries . She also oversees Special Events and is Co-Founder of New Community Bible Fellowship with husband and Senior Pastor Kevin James. Her children are Christopher, Taylor and Lauren.

  • THERESA ANDERSON

    Executive Director of finance and operations

    Theresa serves as the Chief Steward of Church Finances and Financial Activities, as well as the Operations and Administrative Executive charged with bringing excellence to our ministry systems.  Her husband is Vincent. 


  • NICOLE M. HARGROVE

    senior DIRECTOR OF programming, communications and SPECIAL EVENTS

    Nicole Hargrove serves as the Senior Director of Programming, Communications and Special Events. She is also part of the Creative Arts and Programming Conceptual Team. Her husband is Oren and they have a gregarious pitfall terrier named Diesel.

  • mya eady

    Communications and events coordinator

    Mya is responsible for assisting the Director of Communications & Events in the areas of marketing, communications, special events and conferences. Mya's son is named Logan.

  • Lauren JAMES

    Administrative Assistant to the Sr. Pastor

    Lauren literally grew up in the ministry and has watched it flourish. Lauren is a proud graduate of The Ohio State University and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology. She brings experience from working as a Program Manager, Office Assistant and Community Support Assistant.  Lauren has a passion for discipleship and helping millennials have a thriving relationship with Christ. Lauren will report directly to Pastor Kevin.

  • Lori Sanders

    Senior Administrator to the Executive Director of Finance and Operations

    Lori will support the Operations Team as well as assist with HR Management, Benefits Coordination, Missions Support, Process Development and Special Projects.

  • Taylor james

    Nextgen coordinator

    Taylor is responsible for implementing specific strategies to build community and create discipleship opportunities within NextGen ministries.  She will also be providing general administrative and event planning support.  Taylor is bringing leadership to this role from her involvement with Elevate and her upbringing through all the generations of ministry at New Community. 

  • RUFUS JENKINS

    FACILITY MANAGER

    Rufus Jenkins serves as the Facility Manager. He also serves in the Collections Ministry. His wife’s name is Arlene.

  • T. Marquis

    Volunteer engagement and hospitality coordinator

    T. Marquis is responsible for developing processes and systems to improve volunteer recruitment, placement and volunteer retention.  T also oversees the Foodservice and Hospitality Team. Her husband's name is Harold and they have a son named James.

  • dexter james

    worship coordinator

    Dexter serves as Worship Coordinator and provides day-to-day oversight and direction for New Community’s Worship Arts Ministry.  Dexter is married to his wife Ciaria and they have 2 children Abralynn and Goshen.   

  • CHRISTINE MORRIS

    ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE

    Christine Morris serves as the Administrative Assistant for both the Administration and Finance departments. Her children are Milton, Stephanie and Ann.

  • kemmberly flowers

    Finance administrator

    Kemmberly provides administrator support to both the Business and Finance departments.

    She also serves on our small group leadership team and the operations team.

  • Priscilla Hill

    Database Coordinator

    Priscilla will take the lead on inputting pre-members, visitors and event attendees into our Church Community Builders (CCB) Database. She will also manage and update individual’s information in CCB.  Priscilla and her husband, Bob, have been members of New Community for 17 years

  • Alana Carter

    Elevate Administrator

    Alana will be contributing her outstanding communication and organizational skills to work closely with the NextGen Coordinator.  Alana will also assist with coordinating Elevate events and caring for Elevate attendees.

  • joseph krupinski 

    Production Coordinator

    Joseph assists the Senior Director of Programming, Communications and Special Events with Sunday Service and special event programing needs.  Joseph is also responsible for video editing, managing the live stream for different services and production needs for Elevate.   

  • brittany johnson

    Communications & Special Events Administrator

    Brittany will report to Nicole and will assist with planning, logistics, administration and on-site support for organizational events. Brittany will also be working to assist all departments with submitting their marketing requests to the Communications Team in a timely fashion.

  • justin williams

    Production Assistant and sound technician

    Justin is responsible for balancing/mixing the sound during services and events using digital audio equipment.  He also assists the Senior Director of Programming, Communications & Special Events in production needs.


  • joshua e. smith

    digital media specialist  

    Joshua is responsible for assisting the Senior Director of Programming, Communications & Special Events in the areas of social medial, web design and video production. He and his wife have 3 children.