Welcome to New Life

Our purpose is to be a family of love that cooperates with God in making fully devoted fruitful followers of Christ. Watch our welcome video to learn about our church and connect with us today.

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Are you coming for the first time?

We know that showing up to a new place for the first time can be intimidating. At New Life Community Church it’s our desire that you feel right at home from the moment you pull into the parking lot! As a first-time guest, you are VIP to us so we'll be there with you every step of the way!


What about my children?

Our Kids Zone is available for children birth through sixth grade at every service. The care and spiritual growth of every child is our highest priority and our passion is to create fun, Bible-driven, interactive lessons especially designed for your kids!

What should I wear?

At New Life Community Church, there's no dress code and no judgement. Some show up in suits or dresses, and others wear t-shirts and jeans. We want you to wear whatever makes you feel comfortable!

Meet Our Pastor

Pastor Rick & Nora Tatina

Pastor Rick Tatina and his wife Nora have been married since 2012. They have been attending New Life Community Church for 12 years and began leading the Brookfield location in 2016. Pastor Rick's heart is for the expository communicating of God's Word and equipping the church to step into an exciting life of evangelism. He completed his Masters of Divinity in Pastoral Studies from Moody Theological Seminary in 2014. Nora Tatina is passionate about discipling women and completed her Master's degree in Spiritual Formation and Discipleship from Moody Theological Seminary and her Master's in TESOL from Biola University. Rick and Nora have a 2 children, Summer and Christian.

Javier Gomez — Worship Leader

Javier was raised in Brookfield and graduated from Lyons Township High School in 2007. He gave his life to Christ at the age of 11 and was baptized at age 12. Javy became a youth home group leader of 3 teens his sophomore year that grew to 30 teens in one summer. The teens were active in spreading the gospel. Javy taught discipleship/doctrine classes at his former church for 16 years and served in the worship ministry as well. He met his wife Maricarmen in youth group and currently we have two amazing children, Ilyana (4 yrs) and Izaiah (2 yrs). Together Javy and Maricarmen served in the children's ministry and saw God bring many children to know Jesus Christ. Before serving at New Life Brookfield, God moved Javy into a worship leading position in a small church in Summit. Javier co-leads our worship team with Juan Lopez and has served in the youth ministry with his wife.

Juan Lopez — Worship Leader

Juan has been part of New Life Community Church for almost 7 years and has been at New Life Brookfield for 5 years. Juan is an active member in his congregation volunteering his time with the worship team, tech team, youth ministry and volunteering with events hosted for community outreach. In addition to his time serving at Brookfield, Juan helps lead worship at multiple New Life locations, all church events and is part of the Deeperstill Worship Gathering.

Vania Correa – Office Manager

Vania has been with New Life Brookfield since 2017. She was baptized at New Life and loves God's word. She is an avid learner of theology.Image She is financially proficient and helps Brookfield function with greater organization. She has 2 sons, Julian and Michael.