OUr Mission

At New Covenant, our message, our mission and our motivation for ministry is: CHANGED LIVES. We are convinced that, if we as a body keep our hearts and minds on the mission statement, we will be effective in helping people find the redemption of God that changes lives. 

The mission of New Covenant is: 

Love God. Love Others. Impact our World!

Our Beliefs


+ We Believe: Our God is One, manifest in three persons - the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. 


+ Our Faith: The Bible is the inspired Word of God, the product of holy men who spoke and wrote as they were moved by the Holy Spirit. The New Covenant, as recorded in the New Testament, is accepted as the infallible guide in matters pertaining to the conduct and doctrine of the church and its members. 


+ Our Mission: LOVE God; LOVE Others; IMPACT our World.


+ Our Values: New Covenant emphasizes the Word of God, the Worship of God, with a desire to touch every continent and every nation with the message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.


+ Our Doctrine: Man's first step toward salvation is Godly sorrow that produces repentance. 


+ Our Purpose: To earnestly and sincerely love and serve God and humanity.

Our Team

  • josh carmody - Lead pastor

    Josh Carmody is the Lead Pastor of New Covenant Christian Church. He has been with the church since December of 1985 and has been on staff since June of 2000. Josh is ordained through New Covenant. He married Alicia, the love of his life, on March 12th of 2005. They have two wonderful kids, Madison and Austin, and reside in Fort Dodge. 


  • Michael carmody - Associate pastor

    Pastor Michael A. Carmody and his wife Janis have been with us since December 1985. He is ordained by Word of Life Church located in St. Joseph, MO.


  • janis carmody - missions director

    Janis has been with us since December 1985. Janis serves as the Director of Missions, where she stays in communication with the Missionaries that NCCC supports. She is a frequent Starbucks customer and is a very proud Grandma!


  • doug rushton - childrens pastor

    Doug Rushton serves on staff as our Children’s and Care Pastor. He is licensed and ordained through New Covenant Christian Church. He has served on staff since July of '96. Pastor Doug and his wife Pam have been married since November of 1986. They have 2 children; Katie and Kyle, adopted on February 14th of 2003. 


  • melanie lukowych - office administrator

    Melanie is our Office Administrator.  She not only answers phones and takes care of many office tasks, but she is also in charge of all of our bookkeeping as well!  Melanie and her husband Steve live here in Fort Dodge.


  • Joanna Cummings - Worship Director

    Joanna is our worship leader here at New Covenant!  She studied worship ministry at IHOP (International House of Prayer) in Kansas City for four years. She joined the New Covenant team on December 8th, 2015.