New Horizons Church
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Mobilizing people.

Galen & Danette Gingerich

Lead Pastors


Galen was one of the founding leaders when New Horizons began in 1978 and has been in pastoral leadership for over 40 years. He is passionate about mentoring adults, teens, and children to help shape their lives for generations to come, leaving a legacy of transformed lives and communities. Galen and Danette are apostolic leaders in the Pacific NW Region,  mentoring and equipping kingdom leaders to reach their God-given potential to represent Jesus in all arenas of life.  

Danette is the SOZO Coordinator, and the Events Coordinator which includes all conferences and seminars that New Horizons hosts for churches of the region. Galen and Danette have been married 39 years and have two adult children - Jenna Hogue (married to Justin), and Daniel, all who serve in the ministries at New Horizons Church.

David & Karen McKay



David and Karen have served in pastoral ministry for over 25 years, mentoring and equipping people to fulfill their callings and passions in life. At New Horizons, they serve with the Core Leadership Team. They are the Owner Project Managers of HMK Company, which provides project management and construction management services to school districts throughout the State of Oregon. They are the parents of four adult children, two of whom are married. 

Jason & Cierra Wortman

Youth Pastors


Jason and Cierra have been married for over ten years and have three daughters, Keziah, Alette and Florence. They began serving as Youth Pastors at New Horizons Church in 2012 and also serve with the Core Leadership Team. The passion of their hearts is to lead youth into encounters with God that transforms them into powerful partners with the Lord to expand the Kingdom. Cierra, also serves with the worship team and Jason leads a Men's Connect Group. He also works as a project manager with a commercial construction company. 

Paul & Sue Lavier

Marriage Ministry Pastors


Paul and Sue  have been pursuing God and His purposes since receiving Christ after they were married. They serve with the Core Leadership Team and are pastors of the Love After Marriage (LAM) ministry at New Horizons, and enjoy mentoring married couples from around the NW Region and other states. Paul and Sue have been married since 1978 and have three adult children who are living godly and fruitful lives and have several grandchildren, whom they adore. Sue is a retired dental hygienist and Paul works as a software programmer. 

Theresa Farrelly



Theresa Farrelly serves as the Pastor of New Horizons School of the Supernatural and with the Core Leadership Team of New Horizons. Seven years ago she enrolled in the school and her life was radically impacted as she experienced many encounters with the Holy Spirit and grew in God's Word. Theresa flows in a strong prophetic anointing, empowering many people with God's heart for their lives. Several years ago, she established an outreach ministry named A Light in the Window, located in downtown Dallas, OR, impacting many lives through prayer, prophetic ministry and healings. Theresa also owns and operates an adult care home.

Karen Slaughter



Karen serves with the Core Leadership Team of New Horizons. Karen has been involved in inner healing and deliverance ministry for over 10 years. She has ministered to hundreds of people in personal SOZO sessions in the last several years, including many pastors and leaders of Christian ministries. Karen and her husband Brett also own a local business and they have four children.

Jenna Hogue

Worship Team Director


Jenna serves as Worship Team Director. Her and her husband are both passionate worshippers and have been involved in church ministry since their teenage years and serve with the Core Leadership Team. Justin works for Yamhill County. They have been married since 2012 and have a son and daughter.