• 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.

  • Daren Redekopp

    Pastor of Discipleship

  • James Parkinson

    Director of Youth & Young Adults

    James joined the New Life team in 2019. He grew up in southern Manitoba and moved to Stonewall after graduating from Steinbach Bible College. When he’s not hanging out with youth, he enjoys watching hockey (Go Sens Go), playing sports of any kind, or travelling to some far off land. 

  • Angela Wolff

    Children's Ministries Director

    Angela and her husband Hardy started attending New Life Church in 2011. In 2016 she became the Director of Kids Ministries. Angela enjoys spending time with her family, along with time spent outdoors, reading books and watching hockey.

  • Sarah Seward

    Office Administrator

    Sarah and her family have been attending New Life Church for a year now. Her husband is in the military and they are thrilled it has brought them here and to this wonderful community! She enjoys spending her "free" time hanging out with her three boys and cuddling with her two dogs!

  • 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.