Lead Pastors: Jason & Monica Janich
Jason and Monica moved to Escanaba in 2000, where Jason served as the Youth Pastor at New Life until 2005. After serving six years as Lead Pastors in Charleston, Illinois, the Janich’s returned to Escanaba, joining the New Life pastoral staff with a focus of reaching the 906. In 2014, the Janich’s accepted the call to serve as the Lead Pastors at New Life. Jason enjoys a good cup of coffee, running, camping, and being outdoors. Monica serves in many ways at New Life; her passion is for spreading the gospel through graphic arts. Monica enjoys hanging out with her family, watching a good movie, and enjoying a cup of coffee with friends. You can follow Jason or Monica on Facebook or Instagram.
Associate Pastor: Fred Driscoll
Fred came on staff in late 2016 as the new Associate Pastor working with Children’s Ministry, Church Administration as well as other areas of ministry. Fred and Christie had been serving as Associate Pastors in Richmond, VA since 2007 after graduating from Evangel University. They are passionate about Children and Families and are excited to be working with people in the 906. They have 6 children and enjoy camping, spending time with the family and have operated a mini farm before relocating to the U.P. You can follow Fred and Christie on Facebook and Instagram.
Worship, Creative & Media Pastor: Scott Breault
Scott and Angie have been leading worship and serving in various ministries at New Life since the mid 90’s. In 2011 Scott came on staff serving part-time as worship and technical director. In 2015 Scott was hired full-time where he now serves as Worship, Creative & Media Pastor as well as other areas of ministry. Scott and Angie have a passionate heart for worship, New Life and the people of the 906. They have 6 children and enjoy camping, writing and producing music and a good cup of coffee. You can follow Scott and Angie on Facebook and Instagram.
Youth Pastor: Patrick Bradway
Patrick and Brittany got married in 2013 and Patrick has been living in Escanaba since that time. Patrick has been involved in ministry for many years in lower Michigan serving as an Associate Pastor and leading outreach ministries in Flint MI. In 2016 Patrick graduated with his Bachelors in Ministry and Leadership from Cornerstone University and was hired at New Life as assistant pastor with emphasis on youth. Patrick and Brittany have 3 wonderful children. They love playing board games and card games and are avid Michigan football fans. You can follow both Patrick and Brittany on Facebook and Instagram.