Damein Schitter

Lead Pastor

Damien joined the NewCity staff early in 2014 as the Community Group Pastor. Damein serves as the primary preacher on our preaching team, and provides pastoral leadership to the Session and the staff at both NewCity congregations.



Aaron Angstrom

executive director

Aaron has served on staff at NewCity since the church was planted in January of 2008. Along with leading worship, Aaron oversees the operations and finances for both NewCity Orlando and NewCity Parramore Ave and provides leadership and support to the ministry staff of both congregations.



Benjamin kandt

pastoral intern (Student ministry director)

Ben has served on staff at NewCity since the Spring of 2014. Ben is a third-year student at Reformed Theological Seminary. Ben helps connect people to Community Groups, is a part of our preaching team and serves as our Student Ministry Director. Ben serves and leads Middle and High School students every Sunday night and teaches 4th and 5th graders




ministry assistant

Shari has served on staff at NewCity since November 2015. Shari serves a vital supporting role to all of our ministries at NewCity including Worship, Community Groups, Children's, Men's and Women's Ministries and oversees planning of our special events.



Raquel WEST

Children's ministry director

Raquel has served on staff at NewCity since November of 2014. Raquel oversees every aspect of our children's ministry. She investigates and implements curriculum, leads worship and teaches during CityKids Bash and manages volunteers and lay leaders as they love, serve and share the gospel with the children of NewCity.


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josh kessler

Worship Assistant

Josh has served on staff at NewCity since the beginning of 2015. As the Worship Assistant, Josh serves on the worship planning team to craft our liturgy.  Josh is a multi-instrumentalist who leads worship each week and recruits and equips musicians, artists and technicians to serve in our worship ministry.



JOey elston

creative communications manager

Joey is a photographer, videographer and audio engineer who serves to connect the church body of NewCity to our various ministries through creative communication. Joey manages all communication, social media, and design in an effort to connect people to opportunities at NewCity to experience whole-life gospel transformation.