Mike grew up in West Springfield MA. After high school he attended and graduated from Valley Forge Christian College in Phoenixville PA, where he met and eventually married Kristin. After college he served as pastor of student ministries in Cumberland MD. After four years he moved back to his hometown of West Springfield to start New Day Church. Seeing huge opportunity in New England to reach the lost, Mike & Kristin took a step of faith, called some friends, and with God's help, started New Day Church. Mike and Kristin reside in Feeding Hills with their four children Allyson, Lincoln, Barrett, and Jonathan.
Andrew was born in Springfield, MA, spent about 10 years in Florida, and then moved back to New England in 1997. After graduating from Agawam High School, he earned a bachelor’s degree at Westfield State University and a master’s degree at Springfield College. Prior to coming on full-time at New Day in 2012, Andrew spent 10 years in public education, teaching mathematics and serving as a high school assistant principal. Andrew and his wife Kristi are founding members of New Day, joining with Mike and Kristin as volunteers when they were called to start the church in 2008. Andrew and Kristi reside in West Springfield with their four children Ella, Gibson, Colsen and Brooks.
Peter was born in Springfield, MA and raised in Wilbraham MA. After graduating from Springfield College in 2001 with a bachelor’s degree, he continued to pursue his master’s degree in Higher Education Administration from Springfield College graduating in 2004. Prior to beginning his full time career at New Day, Peter spent 11 years working in Student Affairs at Bay Path University. Peter and his wife Rachel are founding members of New Day Church. They partnered with Mike and Kristin to start the church in 2008 and served as volunteers and then part time staff members in various roles. Peter joined the New Day team full-time in the spring of 2013. Peter and Rachel reside in Longmeadow with their four children: Andrew, Carter, Griffin, and Isabelle.
Tracey grew up in Holyoke, Ma. After high school she met and married Lester Jarvis. They lived in West Springfield and had two children; Christian & Corrin. Tracey served as a children's director before uprooting their young family to move to Manchester, CT to pioneer a church. They had their third child Madison during that church plant. They currently reside in Enfield CT.
Jeremy grew up in Wilbraham, Massachusetts. After high school and spending several years remodeling kitchens and bathrooms, he attended The New England Institute of Art for a bachelor's degree in Audio and Media Technology. After graduating, he worked for a local A/V company prior to New Day. Jeremy has been overseeing all of our technology, worship, and production teams since 2013. Jeremy currently lives in Springfield with his wife Lyla and two boys Mason and Tyler.