Damein Schitter

Lead Pastor

Damein 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

Director of communities

Ben has served on staff at NewCity since the Spring of 2014. Ben is a graduate of Reformed Theological Seminary. Ben serves to help connect people to the community of NewCity through Community Groups, membership and other ministries. Ben is also 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 on Sunday mornings.




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

Director of Music & liturgy

Josh has served on staff at NewCity since the beginning of 2015. As the Director of Music & Liturgy, Josh works closely with the pastoral staff to craft worship that encourages God's people to glorify all of who God is, for all He has done for us in Christ, with all of who we are.  Josh is a multi-instrumentalist who leads worship each week and recruits and equips musicians and artists to serve in our worship ministry.


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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.


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Jess cameron

Children's ministry assistant

Jess has served on staff at NewCity since the Summer of 2017. Jess works to support the vision and mission of our Children’s Ministry in an effort to plant and cultivate the seed of the gospel in the hearts of our children. Jess helps lead CityKids Bash, coordinate and equip volunteers, and serves alongside our Children’s Ministry Director.