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!
Meet Our Pastors
Pastor Henry and Val Hernandez
Henry grew up in East Chicago, Indiana, son of Rev. Reinaldo Hernandez. He made the heart decision to follow Christ at the age of seventeen. Since he arrived in Melrose Park in 1991 he has served in various ministry leadership positions including children’s ministry, youth ministry, men’s ministry, worship leader, home groups, preaching and mentoring. Henry and his wife, Val, have 2 daughters, Elysia and Mia-Sara. They have attended and served at New Life Melrose Park since 2008. Henry accepted the call to step into the Lead Pastor position in 2015. Henry and Val are eager to carry out God’s purpose for them to proclaim the gospel and shepherd God’s people so that they will grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Pastor Tony and Laura Nuñez
Tony was born in Durango, Mexico. He arrived in the city of Chicago in 1979 and made a commitment to follow Christ at the age of seventeen. Since then he has served in various capacities including worship leader, home groups, preaching and evangelistic ministries and youth. In 2002 Tony became the Pastor of Nueva Vida Melrose Park. Tony and his wife Laura have five children.