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1900 S. Oak Park Avenue, Berwyn, IL, 60402
Worship Service — Every Sunday — 11:00 AM
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We are New Life.
One church, many locations.
One family, many backgrounds.
One message, many stories.
But one cross, one gospel, and one God.
Roger & Martha Cortez — Pastor
Roger Cortez came to know Jesus at the age of 15. He started serving at New Life since 1998. For almost 20 years, he and his wife Martha have served in many different areas of ministry including worship, small groups, discipleship and KidZone. Roger and Martha have been married for over 30 years and have two grown children and four grandchildren. Their passion is to mentor and disciple people and guide them through their spiritual walk. They have assisted in planting several New Life locations, including New Life Little Village, New Life Montgomery and New Life Berwyn where Roger serves as pastor.
Andrea Theofanis — Director of Operations
Andrea Theofanis has been within the New Life family since 1998 when she started attending New Life Midway at 15 years old. Through her time with New Life, she helped launch New Life Cicero, attended New Life Mont Clare and help re-launch New Life Berwyn. She is married to one of our elders, Tony Theofanis, and has 2 wonderful little boys, Jonny and Isaiah. She is passionate about helping the church succeed operationally, playing video games with her husband and, together with her husband, help couples succeed in having healthy relationships. Her work mission as Director of Operations is to "Ensure the church works: Take early initiative to make sure we have a plan that works and are working the plan."
Amy Englund — Office Manager
Amy Englund has been part of the New Life family since 2013. She started attending New Life Cicero with Neal, her husband of 7 years. Together they have an adorable son, Walter. Their family joined New Life Berwyn, when they launched, in March of 2016. Amy has been a women’s small group leader, and together since October 2016, she and Neal have lead the Fusion ministry for couples. Amy has a passion for Christ and mentors others in their journey of Salvation. Her work mission as Office Manager is to ensure our members feel welcome and connected by providing a hospitable environment to all, and easy access to information and resources offered by New Life. She also ensures our ministry teams have the necessary tools and supplies to connect with our congregation and our community.
Diana Perez — Worship Director
Diana Perez has been a part of New Life for 14 years since the age of 11. She began serving as a computer tech at Nueva Vida Melrose and during her time there served in the church’s youth ministry and also the worship team in the English service. From there she transitioned over to New Life Mont Clare and joined the worship ministry there. After serving for two years, she became the worship leader for Mont Clare. Diana was involved in the re-launch of New Life Berwyn and is now leading worship there as well. This fall she will celebrate 4 years of worship leading. She loves to worship and loves to worship with the body of believers. She enjoys community and loves to hang out with friends in her free time. Diana’s passion is to cultivate an atmosphere of engaging worship where people are drawn to the cross.

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