Ministry Leaders

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Steve Charles



Steve Charles has been pastor of New Covenant for over 30 years. He enjoys the fact that the church keeps growing and changing over the years. 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. While pastoring New Covenant, Pastor Steve has worked in the computer field, consulting with several Fortune 500 companies. He loves making clear the Word of God and seeing people grow and develop in the Lord. 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.

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Joe Butler

Associate Pastor


Joe Butler joined New Covenant Baptist Church as an Associate Pastor in October 2018. He completed both his undergraduate and graduate work at Liberty University, where he is also an instructor in the Seminary. Pastor Joe provides oversight to Discipleship, Youth and Children Ministries. He has a passion for seeing families grow together in their relationship with Christ and put their faith into action. Pastor Joe is married to Hannah and has three children, Esther, Zac, and Benji. They are also in the process of expanding their family through international adoption. Pastor Joe enjoys spending time in the outdoors, playing board games, and classic video games.