New Joy Lutheran Church has two full-time staff persons, a part-time musician, and a part-time nursery attendant. Several dedicated leaders commit their time on boards and in various roles of teaching, music, administration, and mission. 1chrisduckworth_1376568319_8

Our Pastor is Chris Duckworth. His role at New Joy is to proclaim the Gospel and administer the Sacraments, oversee the ministries of the congregation, and offer pastoral care and leadership within the congregation and beyond. He is also a Chaplain in the Indiana Army National Guard. Click here to read more.

Kristi Kittilstved is our Ministry Coordinator. Her role at New Joy is to manage a variety of logistics related to our ministry, including publishing the weekly worship bulletin, preparing our worship projection slides, coordinate use and care of our church building, and general attention-to-detail for the various events and ministries that take place at New Joy. Kristi can be reached at 317 896-1402, and at