Our Leadership


The Pastoral Elders:


Dsc 6206
Nathan Detweiler

Senior Pastor, Head Elder

Nathan Detweiler grew up in Broadalbin, NY and has been living in Saratoga Springs since 2006.  Nathan holds a BS in Psychology (2004) and a Master's degree in Church Development (2012) and is ordained through the Christian & Missionary Alliance (2013).  Nathan has served at New Life Fellowship in various capacities since 2007, and became senior Pastor in 2015. Nathan lives with his wife Jacqueline and their four children Olivia, Elias, Cohen, and Naomi, in Saratoga Springs. In his spare time, Nathan enjoys hanging out with his family, playing mandolin, fly fishing and running.  Nathan's calling is to encourage all of those around him towards greater personal and spiritual development, especially those who are suffering.  


Cory Prothero

Worship & Outreach Pastor, Pastoral Elder

Cory Prothero is our Associate Pastor of Worship Arts and Outreach.  Cory's passion is for God's people to authentically worship Him in and out of the Church-gathering context.  He brings to our staff a passion for outreach and seeing God's Kingdom come.


Aaron Koonsman

Teaching Pastor & Pastoral Elder

Aaron Koonsman grew up in Europe and Scandinavia. He returned to the United States for his final years of high school, and moved to the Capital District in 2003. He has been part of New Life Fellowship since 2007, and became Teaching Pastor in 2017. Aaron and his wife, Bonnie, along with their two children, reside in Clifton Park.


Jason Harmon

Pastoral Elder


Ministry Leaders:


Jen Veitch

Director of Family Ministries

Jen Veitch is our Director of Family Ministries working with our children from newborns through High School graduation.  Jen and her husband Greg Co-lead our Church's youth group which meets Thursday nights.





Carrie Williams

Church Office Administrator

Carrie has been a part of the  New Life Fellowship family since 1999. She resides in Saratoga and began managing the New Life office in 2018. She has 5 adult children in various stages of college/married life. 


Melinda Bucknam

Church Financial Administrator


Greg Chandler

Head of Administration Board

Img 3367 1
Katelyn Marquart

Social Media Manager