Jim Pickett - Senior Pastor   

Jim grew up in New Mexico and graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A in Psychology, and later finished his M.Div from Covenant Seminary. Jim has spent the majority of his ministry career in an urban setting and loves the neighborhood of East Lake. He is married to his wonderful wife, Michele (Executive Director at LifeSpring Community Health), and has two daughters, Noah and Elena. Prior to moving to Chattanooga to work with New City Fellowship Glenwood, Jim worked in New York City as a church planter. Jim is the founding pastor at New City East Lake.

Scott Schindler - Executive Director


Eunice Mendoza - Director of Latino Ministries


Kara Cadwell - ELECT Director

Paul Smallman - Worship Director

Laurie Gienapp - Director of Children's Ministries

Yvonne Terney - Church Office Assistant

Abbie Smallman - Bookkeeper



Mariela Mateo- Custodian


Jim Pickett, Alan Herweyer, Bryan Holland, Drew Belz, Scott Schindler


Danny Hoelke, Nate Sharp,


Leesa Merriman, Amy Smith, Kat Wieldraayer