Leadership Staff

Leadership Staff

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Lead Pastor

Jeff Suhr

Jeff has lived in Southern California all his life. After graduating from U.C. San Diego for his undergraduate studies (B.A. in History), he attended Westminster Seminary California where he earned his seminary degree (M. Div) in 2002. He has been involved in pastoral ministry for over ten years, serving in various churches in San Diego, Burbank, and Fullerton. In June 2011, Jeff was commissioned to plant a new church in the city of Irvine. He is an ordained minister in…
Assistant Pastor

Louis Surprenant

Funny, smart and handsome – all things Louis Surprenant would love to have been. Regardless, he was able to convince his college sweetheart, Jamie, to marry him and have two beautiful children (Elijah & Eva Grace). Louis graduated from the University of North Carolina Greensboro with a B.S. in Finance.  After working in the marketplace, he attended Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte. Louis has served in the church and worked on the college campus before coming to New Life in…