Kevin Budd - Senior Pastor

Kevin Budd - Senior Pastor


Kevin Budd has served as pastor of New Life since 1997. Prior to coming to San Jose, he was the senior pastor at Redeemer Covenant in Downey, California. Kevin completed his B.A. in Speech Communication at the University of Washington. His call to ministry was confirmed while attending Dallas Theological Seminary where he earned a Master’s of Theology degree in 1983. Kevin completed a Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in 1997. He is married to his high school sweetheart, Luann, and has five children (Jeff, David, Jason, Shawn, and Ashley) and seven grandchildren. Kevin has been trained as a spiritual director, and enjoys bike riding and walking, watching Seinfeld re-runs, listening to music and playing Ticket to Ride.  READ KEVIN'S TESTIMONY

Traci Fenimore - Children's Pastor

Traci Fenimore - Children's Pastor

Traci Fenimore has served in church ministry as an Associate of Youth & Children for 25 years. Her call to youth ministry became clear when she was a teenager. In order to pursue her calling, she attended Point Loma Nazarene University where she earned her B.A. in Religion & Youth Ministry, and her M.A. in Christian Education. Most recently, Traci earned her California Teaching Credential and is a kindergarten teacher. When not working with children or hanging out with her family, Traci enjoys the San Jose Earthquakes, going for long walks, and having coffee with friends.  READ TRACI'S TESTIMONY



Tony Poppelreiter (Chairman)

Audrey Holifield (Treasurer)

Jennifer Hodge (Secretary)

Debbie Munns

Dan Brisco

Ruth Mitchell

Rhonda Schmidt (Auditor)