Pastor Jeff is the lead pastor of NLFC. Terri directs the ladies’ ministry and oversees much of the event planning of the church. Together they share a love for people and the God who loves them.
The Ulmers met at Southeastern University, an Assemblies of God school in Lakeland, Florida and were married in 1976. Pastor Jeff was ordained in 1979. They have two grown children, Jeremy and Holly, and four grandchildren, Colby, Cannon, Jackson, and John Lowry.
Jeremy and Kasie have served at New Life together as student ministry pastors since 2005.
Jeremy is a graduate of Abilene Christian University with a business management degree and Kasie is a talented hair stylist. Married in 2005, Jeremy and Kasie also have a heart to reach out and connect with other young families. They have two sons, Jackson and John Lowry.
Michael and Paige Geter serve as worship pastors for New Life. They were married in October 2011. Michael began leading worship for the student ministry in 2001 and assumed a full time position in 2009. They also lead the Creative and production teams at NLFC. As worship pastors, they seek to build a worship team that is passionate about worshipping God and leading others to worship God by equipping them scripturally through classes, maintaining musical excellence, and building relationships with one another. They have a son, Michael Geter III aka "Trip."
Jake and Cessenie are our Children's Pastors who oversee ages newborn to 12 years old. They were married in May of 2012. Jacob first realized his call to the ministry when he was a part of the student ministry in 1999 at New Life Family Church; both Jake and Cessenie assumed full time positions at NLFC in 2014. As our Children's Pastors, they are passionate about the next generation and desire to grow, train, and most of all, love kids. Jake and Cessenie believe in teaching the Word of God in a fun and energetic way that kids can understand while simultaneously showing them how to experience a daily relationship with Jesus. They have 2 children, Levi & Emmarie.
Holly joined the team in 2003 and serves as Ministry Coordinator at New Life. She is responsible for making sure all ministries are staffed with volunteers, supplied with necessary items and run efficiently. Holly has a heart to see the church grow by ministering to the families of New Life Family Church. Some of her daily responsibilities as the ministry coordinator and office-manager are organizing and preparing for services each week.
Holly and her husband Mike are both 2001 graduates of Dallas Baptist University and were married the same year. They have 2 very active boys that are involved in sports year round. Mike and Holly are also the parents of Pastor Jeff and Terri’s grandsons, Colby and Cannon.