Ministry Leaders

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Joe Butler

Lead Pastor


Joe Butler joined New Covenant Baptist Church as an Associate Pastor in October 2018 and transitioned to the role of Lead Pastor in August 2021. He has a passion for being a "multi" Church - Multi-generational, Multi-cultural, and Multi-needs.  He has a passion for seeing families grow together in their relationship with Christ and put their faith into action.  

He completed both his undergraduate and graduate work at Liberty University, where he is also an instructor in the Seminary. Pastor Joe is married to Hannah and has four children, Esther, Zac, Benji, and Tony. Pastor Joe enjoys spending time in the outdoors, playing board games, and classic video games.

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Steve Charles

Associate Pastor


Steve Charles has been a pastor of New Covenant for over 30 years. In August 2021, he transitioned to the role of Associate Pastor. He and his wife Cathy are looking forward to being more involved in missions - with local and international missions trips.

He has a Masters of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with a focus on computer science, from Rice University in Houston, TX. Pastor Steve is married to Cathy and has two grown daughters, Julie and Ginger. He has a passion for sailing and is always looking for “crew” to take out with him.