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Senior Pastor Joel & Barb Everhart


Joel & Barb have served as Pastors in the Assemblies of God ministry for 38 years & have been leading the congregation at New Life Assembly since 1986 (31 years). Joel graduated from Central Bible College & currently serves New Life as the Senior Pastor. Joel & Barb have been married 37 years, have a son & daughter, & four grandsons & one granddaughter. Their son Josh resides in Pennsylvania & attends New Life Assembly with his wife Andrea, son Parker, & daughter Hannah. Their daughter Kayla resides in New York with her husband Chris & three sons Colten, Hudson, & Cooper.

Joel enjoys the outdoors, cooking, woodworking, rooting for his hometown Pittsburgh sports teams, & writing — he blogs weekly & he penned the book Developing A Forgiving Spirit. Barb enjoys spending time with family, Skyping with her grandkids & preparing for their visits, crafting, sewing, puzzling, & visiting personal care homes with her Yorkshire pup to cheer up residents.

One of their favorite aspects of the ministry is dedicating babies to the Lord & watching them grow up in the church to become faithful servants of the Lord.

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New Life Board Members

Alina Dusharm (Secretary)

Jim Border, Jr

Larry Bray

Steve Gebhart (Grounds Maintenance)

Dave Mickley

Andy Storm (Security & Indoor Maintenance)