Our purpose is to be a family of love that cooperates with God in making fully devoted fruitful followers of Christ. We would love to see you this Sunday at New Life. Watch our welcome video and learn more below!


ONE YTH Chapel Campaign

Hello! New Life Cicero and Berwyn's ONE YTH ministry is currently without a home! We plan on flipping the Cicero's Chapel into the new ONE YTH CHAPEL! We plan on creating a space for youth to congregate, fellowship with others and encounter Jesus. To do this, we plan on reflooring the stage and alter, fixing the current lighting, and making the space ours with a new backdrop. We are excited to see these changes come into fruition but we do not plan on making that happen on our own, so WE NEED YOUR HELP! We request donations, prayer and volunteer services in making this new space for us! We thank you for your generous giving and your faithful prayers! Updates to come!!

Meet Our Team

Pastor Juan and Rosa Sanchez

Juan and Rosabel Sanchez have been involved in ministry for the last 12 years. They were Fusion ministry leaders and Elders at Newlife Midway before being launched out in the Spring of 2014 to plant Newlife Garfield-Ridge, where they led services at Kennedy High School. In the Fall of 2016 both the New Life Garfield Ridge and New Life Cicero church families merged into one new dynamic body of Christ, which Juan and Rosabel now pastor. Both Juan and Rosabel are life-long residents of the City of Chicago and both work as educators for Chicago Public Schools. They have a shared passion to see healthy, vibrant and spiritually equipped individuals and families grow and thrive. Together, they have four children and a beagle named Zoe.

Pastor Roger and Martha Cortez

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.

Diana Perez - Worship Leader

Diana Perez is the worship leader at New Life Berwyn. She has served on several worship teams throughout her life at New Life. Diana has lead worship for about 5 years now. She loves cultivating a culture of worship every Sunday and connecting with people on a worship level in leading people closer into God’s presence. She loves community and strives to create that with her team and every person she encounters.

Violeta Mondragon-Flores - Office Manager

Violeta Mondragon-Flores is the Office Manager for New Life Berwyn, where she runs the day-to-day operations for the church. She is an active part of Kids Zone, where you can find her doing craft projects with the preschoolers or running after her 1-year-old daughter.