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Pastor: Keith Gunter

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Keith has been married to his wife, Amy, for 20 years. They have 3 children: Autumn (13), Noah (11), and Macy (9). In 2011 they made Hendersonville, TN their home from Marietta, GA. Their call to plant a church in this community was a clear moment in which God was guiding them in a new way of experiencing Christ.

The Gunters are thrilled to be a part of such a caring community. You can usually find them outside enjoying the local parks, or riding bikes through the neighborhood.

Keith is the chaplain of the Hendersonville Rotary club, a member of Leadership Sumner (Class of 2013), on the organizing team for Sumner County Younglife, and a soccer coach.  He has served as VP of the Sumner County Drug Court and as a board member of the Sumner YMCA.


He's a big fan of coffee, so feel free to reach out for a coffee meet up!

Ministry Coordinator: Michelle Salada

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Michelle is our Ministry Coordinator and handles many responsibilities for New Creation. She has been married for 20 years to her husband Matt, they have one son, Miles. The Salada's are happy to be in Hendersonville, and settled, after moving every 2-3 years; beginning in Chattanooga, then Pikeville, KY and most recently Kaysville, Utah. Michelle has been in TN since she was 2 years old, which basically makes her a Native! She has a Master's in Counseling Psychology from Tennessee State University. She has been a Counselor for Family and Children's Services, a Director for the YMCA, wore many hats working in Pre-Schools, and has experience in Ministry as well.


Michelle feels blessed to work for such a loving staff and caring community here at New Creation. You can commonly here her comment, "I have the best job in the world". Michelle handles most administrative tasks at New Creation. Please feel free to email her if you have any questions about New Creation Church!

Children and Youth Director: John Radzimanowski

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John joined the New Creation Church family in 2021 and is the Director of Children's and Youth Ministry. He and Carly have been married since

2010 and have three kids: Joel, Rowan and Kyan.


John is a big fan of Chicago and Nashville sports and an even bigger fan of playing and coaching volleyball. While he doesn't like coffee, John

is all for getting a hot chocolate at a coffee shop and having a great conversation!


You can email him at

Music Director: Ally Lubera

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Ally joined the New Creation Church family as our Music Director in 2020. Originally from La Grange, IL, she moved to Nashville in 2017 to attend Belmont University. She earned her B.M. in Commercial Music in 2020.

As a singer/songwriter and instrumentalist, Ally can be seen performing at various venues around Nashville. Ally also works as a music educator, teaching locally and serving on faculty at Interlochen Center for the Arts. In addition to music, Ally loves rock climbing and her Great Pyrenees puppy, Huckleberry.

We are blessed to have Ally lead our worship team on Sundays. She also leads our youth singers, directs our children's Nativity play, and has been a leader on our youth mission trips.
You can email her at

Our Children and Youth Staff

Sara Meador

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Annslee Ware

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Sam Corson

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New Creation's Vision Team

Susan Stone:
Caring Connection

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Lauren Guidroz:
Worship & Descipleship

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Zac Truesdell: 

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Amber Gardner:

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Ben Harris:

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James Caperton:

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