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 the International Association of Ministers (IAM). 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. Josh blogs every Friday at


OUr Team

(Alphabetical order)

  • Dan Altman - family pastor

    More info coming soon.


  • janis carmody - Associate Pastor

    Janis has been with us since December of 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 a very proud Grandma!


  • Michael carmody - Associate pastor

    Pastor Michael A. Carmody and his wife Janis have been with us since December 1985. As the former lead pastor, and current associate pastor, Pastor Mike (PMAC) is a vital part to the team here at New Covenant. In addition to preaching and playing on the worship team, PMAC also travels and speaks in other congregations while encouraging pastors to live out the call that God has placed on their lives.


  • anna Cummings - Worship Director and Service Coordinator

    Anna 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. 

  • 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!  Melanie and her husband Steve live here in Fort Dodge.


  • doug rushton - Care pastor and maintenance Director

    Doug Rushton serves on staff as our Care Pastor and Maintenance Director. 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 two children, Katie and Kyle, adopted on February 14th of 2003.