Lester Hall
| Founder & CEO

Lester Hall is the Founder, and CEO of New Life Church. He started New Life Church in 1981 after spending 21 years serving the Lord within the Church of God denomination based out of Cleveland, Tennessee. Pastor Hall recently passed the day to day workings of the ministry, as well as Sunday morning preaching, on to his son Mark. Pastor Hall’s primary focus now is to oversee and serve all the New Life Churches, Abba’s Haven as well as raising up and training ministers within the organization. Read more…

Danny Houde | Lead Pastor

Danny Houde is the current Lead Pastor of New Life Church. Danny and his wife, Laurie, worked with the youth and children of New Life Church from 1998 to 2020. After graduating from Bible College, and leading a Young Adults Ministry in Canada, Danny and his wife started a drama team during the early years of their ministry at New Life. From that point he became the Youth Pastor of what is known today as Clay Youth Ministries. He ministers on a weekly basis at Clay, oversees all departments of both the youth and children’s ministries as well as oversees Remnant, our young adult ministry. Danny is also involved in the designing and editing of most New Life Church publications and printouts. Read more…

Ronda Kiesser 
| Connections Pastor

Ronda Kiesser is our Connections Pastor. She started working full time at New Life in 2010 after years of serving the church in the music ministry, women’s ministry, life group ministry, youth ministry, and many other ways. As the Connections Pastor, Ronda is responsible for connecting with first time visitors, maintaining church relations with existing members, and encouraging & rallying people to come together in our local body for the causes of Christ. Read more…

Laurie Houde 
| Generations Pastor

Laurie Houde has served along side her husband pouring into the next generation of New Life Church since 1998. Laurie also served as our Children’s Pastor for 11 years and co-founded “Mom’s on a Mission,” a weekly ministry to women of all ages. Laurie also travels and speaks at various events and retreats as God opens the doors. In addition to her work at the church, she is the mother of 4 incredible children: Danika, Tessa, Jayda & Micah. Read more…

Dennis Sharbono | Liaison Pastor
Dennis Sharbono serves as the Liaison Pastor for New Life Church. As the Liaison Pastor, Dennis serves our sister churches, New Life Community Church in Roundup, MT and Still Waters Family Worship Center in Columbus, MT. Dennis also ministers at the local youth & adult jails, and owns his own hardwood flooring company, Soft Touch Designs. His wife Peggy is the Women’s Ministry Director and they together are a continual blessing to all of New Life Church.

Patricia Brown 
| Secretary/Treasurer

Patti is our Secretary & Treasurer. After working in both the medical field and food service industry, she came to New Life in 1996. She says, “Coming to work at New Life has proven to be the best move of my working career.” Patti is responsible for the secretarial, financial, and all daily business related operations of the church. Read more…

Laura Hall 
| Church Administrator

Laura Hall came on staff as our Church Administrator/Children’s Ministry Coordinator in 2011. She was born and raised in Billings and earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Montana State University Billings. As the Church Administrator, she works closely with the pastoral staff in organizing and helping with the operations aspect of church. Laura also works as the Children’s Ministry Coordinator, involving her in a wide range of responsibilities ranging from organizing volunteers, to summer camp administrating, and much more. Read more…