Our Staff

Meet the team that keeps New Life running!

Brett Lilly
Lead Pastor

651-757-4170 • email

Lead Pastor Brett Lilly’s Family

With a heart for the Gospel, people and the community, Pastor Brett continues with excitement the work that God began at New Life’s inception in 1976 – helping people find new life in Christ here, near and far. Brett, his wife, Star, and family live in the Woodbury area.

New Life Church Elders
Left to Right

Chris Martinson • email
Brett Lilly (Lead Pastor) • email
Matt Engstrom (Chair) • email
Steve Elliott • email
Todd George • email

Global Reach Team
Left to Right

Craig Nordgren • email
Kent Shoenherr • email
Carla Stiles • email

Janice Anderstrom
Worship Arts Administrator

651-757-4163 • email

Tim Anderstrom


Amy Henderson

651-757-4160 • email

Grant Lilly
Associate Pastor / NLA Campus Pastor

651-757-4173 • email

Cindy Martinson
Director of Music & Worship Arts

651-757-4171 • email

Anna McDowell
Kids Ministry Coordinator

651-757-4162 • email

Rob Meierhofer
Web Engineer


Brandon Mellett
New Life Academy Acting Head of School

651-757-4319 • email

Craig Nordgren
Director of Operations

651-757-4392 • email

Sam Pederson
Director of Live Productions

651-757-4176 • email

We’re here to help! If you have specific questions, contact the main church office at 651/459-0444 or office@nlcwoodbury.org.
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