Meet Our Pastors
Pastor Luke and Melissa Dudenhofer
Luke Dudenhofer was raised in Stanton, Michigan, where his father served as a pastor. God saved Luke at a young age, and over several years directed him to pursue pastoral ministry. Luke came to Chicago to study at Moody Bible Institute and later, Moody Theological Seminary. Before joining with New Life, Luke ministered through teaching Junior and Senior High school students in urban schools for three years. In 2002, Pastor Luke helped lead the launch of New Life Bridgeport. He and his wife Melissa have been married since 1998. They find great joy in raising their three children and are excited to be part of God's mission of reconciliation - through the gospel of Jesus - in the Bridgeport community.
Shaolong and Melody Jiang
Yu Cui(Jackson) has been a member of New Life Community Church Bridgeport Mandarin since January 2015 and currently serves as the church planning resident. Jackson serves in various program capacities, such as leading Bible study group, discipleship training programs and new church location planning projects. Jackson is also in charge of the Mandarin congregation's original music ministry the "Burning Bush Worship Team."