Staff & Leadership

We have a passion for people, our city and our world. 


Our culture and leadership is characterized by worship, the love of God, and a genuine call to ministry. 


These core values have been shaped by our rich history of great co-workers and energy; always pressing forward in our call to love God and love others.

  • Mike nedelko

    lead pastor

    Pastor Mike started as the Lead Pastor at NewLife in November 2018. 


    He received his B.A. from Millar College of the Bible, his M.Div. from the Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary and his Doctor of Ministry from Dallas Theological Seminary. 


    Pastor Mike has over 20 years of Pastoral Leadership experience alongside of experience working in Youth Ministry, Camp Ministry, Teaching and Missions. 


    He is married to Elisa and they have four children: Zoe, Isaiah, Ezra and Ezekiel. 


    The Nedelko family enjoys outdoors, sports, travelling and eating. 


    Pastor Mike is a voracious reader and is passionate about preaching God’s word and taking the message of new life in Jesus Christ to the world. He also has a great desire to see men and women equipped to lead and serve at NewLife and across the world.


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  • Jon Enns

    Associate Pastor - Youth and WORSHIP

    Jon has provided oversight and direction for our worship and youth ministries since 2015. 


    Along with a passion for discipleship and music, Jon enjoys spending time with his family, drinking coffee and coaching basketball in the community.  


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  • Renee Mcbain

    Children's Ministry Director

    Renee started at NewLife in February 2017. She and her husband Brad have two kids: Sophie & Levi. They also have a furry family member named Lyla.


    Renee enjoys baking, walking her dog, and spending time with family and friends.


    She believes that raising our children to know God and the amazing life He has to offer will stick with them for the rest of their lives.


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  • Katie Smallhorn

    communications director

    Katie joined the NewLife staff team in December 2018.


    Over the past ten years, Katie has loved working on various teams in camp, youth, and campus ministry. In 2014, Katie became an elementary educator and taught Grade 3 for two years.


    Katie and her husband Dan returned to Lloydminster in 2016 and have two kids: Ezra and Olivia. Katie loves to read, paint, cook, and spend time with her family outside. She is passionate about creativity and community, and is grateful for the opportunity to grow and serve at NewLife!


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