Newtown Bible Church leaders teach expository and practical messages that challenge the hearers to live out their Christian faith. 

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Pastor, Teacher,Elder

Joey accepted the call to serve as pastor-teacher of Newtown Bible Church in August 2008. He received both his B.A from Master's College and M.Div. from The Master's Seminary in 2008 and his Ph.D. from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Joey began attending Grace Community Church, Sun Valley, CA, in 1996 as a new believer and was a member for 11 years before coming to CT.  At Grace Community Church, he served as a pastoral intern in the Children's Ministry and then as an intern with Development at The Master's Seminary. Joey is married to Trish and they have been blessed with three girls.

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Tim and his wife Robin, have been members of Newtown Bible Church since 1997. They have served in the Sunday School ministry as teachers for various age groups and occasionally help lead adult bible studies. They have been married since 1983 and have three grown children who are serving the Lord in various ministries including Newtown Bible Church. They are also blessed to have a growing number of grandchildren.           Tim and Robin live in Southbury, CT.

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Mike has been attending Newtown Bible Church since 2011 along with his wife Linda. Together they serve in various outreach programs including nursing home ministries. Their three sons, Michael, Benjamin and Jesse and their wives have blessed Mike and Linda with several grandchildren and still more on the way.  Mike and Linda live in Brookfield, CT.

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Matthew serves through the ministries of music and teaching. He currently teaches through the Generations of Grace Curriculum to the Junior Sunday School class (4th through 6th grade) as well as plays the guitar.  Matt's wife Michele, serves in nursery ministry and teaches the 1st to 3rd grade Sunday School. Both Matt and Michele have been members of Newtown Bible Church since 2009 and married in 1999. God has blessed them with two wonderful children-Aaron and Kaylee.

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The Lord led Michael and his family to Newtown Bible Church in September of 2009.  He assumed the role of Treasurer in 2011, and was invited to the role of Deacon in 2014.  Michael and his wife Danielle, who also serves in various roles within the church, have been members since 2010.  God has blessed Michael and Danielle with three beautiful children --Kimberly, Jacob and Abigail, who love to serve with music and in the nursery.  Also the "soundboard" guy, Michael can typically be found located in the elevated booth in the back of the sanctuary.  Michael, Danielle and family live in Ansonia, CT.

Newtown Bible Church

35 Sugar Street

Newtown, CT 06470