• Rusty Hildebrand

    Lead Pastor

    Rusty joined the New Life team in 2016, coming 'home' to Manitoba after pastoring in Ontario for 9 years.  He has a passion to see people's lives transformed by the Gospel.  When he isn't spending time with his wife Erica and their three daughters (Annika, Britta & Pippa), Rusty is often planning his next trip to some far-flung place or yelling at the TV as he watches his favourite hockey team lose.

  • John Harrison

    Associate Pastor

    John has served in ministry for nearly 25 years in churches in Alberta, Saskatchewan and now Manitoba, settling in Stonewall in 2007 with his wife Marcy and three children. He finished his doctorate in 2017 and has published two books on prayer. John enjoys reading and writing, playing the saxophone, and trying to reconcile how to cheer for the Blue Bombers and Roughriders at the same time. His website is prairiepastor.ca.


  • Andrew Dyck

    Associate Pastor

    Andrew and his wife Karen moved to Stonewall in 2009 to work as the Youth Director at New Life Church.  After serving with the youth for four years, he transitioned to his current role as Associate Pastor, which focuses  on fellowship, outreach and worship at NLC. When not at work, Andrew enjoys spending time with his family, reading books, playing video games and cheering on the Toronto Blue Jays.


  • Graham Reimer

    Youth/Young Adults Pastor

    Graham loves swords, Star Wars and board games, but not necessarily in that order.   He also loves his wife Danielle and son Luke and is excited to share the good news of Jesus with the students in Stonewall and area. 

  • Angela Wolff

    Children's Ministries Director

    Angela and her husband Hardy started attending New Life Church in 2011.  She volunteered in Kids Ministries for 5 years, which led to her being hired as the Director of in 2016.  Angela enjoys spending time with her family, along with time spent outdoors, reading books and watching hockey.


  • Jasmyn Driscoll

    Office Receptionist

    Jasmyn has attended New Life Church her entire life.  She enjoys travelling, a good cup of tea, watching hockey and spending time with her dog Crosby.


  • Amanda Jongstra


    Amanda began attending New Life Church during her teenage years and has called it home ever since.  She  has been the bookkeeper since 2015 and loves keeping the church's files and finances organized.  You can also find Amanda and her husband Jordan enjoying youth group as Friday night volunteers.

  • Craig Ozirney

    Director of Property Services

    Craig fixes things around here.  If you quit breaking things, he wouldn't have to work here.

  • Tracey Driscoll


    Tracey has spent her whole life going to New Life Church.  She currently helps keep the facility clean and beautiful, and is also responsible for baking the wonderful cinnamon buns available on Sunday mornings. When not looking after the church, Tracey can be found spending time with her family, decorating her home or reading an interesting book.