Pastor & Senior Elder



Chip & Becky Toews


Bio Chip and Becky Toews

Chip is the founding pastor of New Covenant Christian Church. He and his wife, Becky have been married over 40 years and have been involved in ministry most of that time. They studied under Francis Schaeffer in 1977 at L’Abri in Switzerland. It was at that time they felt the call to “be planted” in the Lancaster area. The Toews have two grown children, Bethany, who is married to Alan Wong, resides in Providence, Rhode Island, and their son, Josiah who lives in Nashville, Tennessee.





Gary & Terry Schmidt 


Bio Gary And Terry Schmidt

Gary is one of the founding members of New Covenant Christian Church. He and his wife,Terry have been married over 45 years and have been Serving at NCCC over 30 years.


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Jim & Beth Michaels


Bio Jim and Beth Michaels

Jim is a quality manager at BAE systems in York, has been an elder since 2011, served as youth leader from 1989 to 2013, and has served on the music team as needed during that time.  Jim’s wife Beth currently serves in the church office and works with Jim to lead a small group.  Jim and Beth have focused their ministry on discipling several young couples and young single adults many of whom are currently serving in NCCC.  They have been married for over 30 years and have two children: Jazzmyn, who is married to Nathan Maughan; and Mason who is finishing high school.