About Us

"Where Everyone is Accepted, and No One is Judged."

Founding member Alan Jones and Pastor Tracy Patton were called by God to open a loving and affirming church in Southern Indiana in March of 2010.  They held their first service in May of 2010 in a bingo hall in Jeffersonville, Indiana and shortly thereafter New Beginnings Non-Denominational Church was incorporated.  By June of 2011, the congregation had grown from its five original members to the point that the bingo hall could no longer accommodate the group, and New Beginnings moved to a new location in the basement of the 300 Spring building on Spring Street in downtown Jeffersonville where the congregation continued to grow.  

In January of 2014, recognizing the need for more space as the congregation grew to include over 100 members, the church relocated to a purpose-built space in the Quartermaster Station in Jeffersonville.

In October 2016, New Beginnings moved to a new location at 1615 Spring Street in Jeffersonville and for the first time had a stand alone facility.

In June 2019, we had an opportunity to purchase a church building in New Albany, but needed to raise a substantial amount of funds for the down payment. God provided for us, the down payment money was raised, and the church was purchased on August 5th!

On August 6, 2019, NBC moved to our new permanent home at 2219 Spring Avenue, New Albany, Indiana. We know that God has led us to our new home and into a new community to minister and spread His love to our new neighbors.


Pastor Tracy Patton

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Phone: (812) 493-8021

Board of Directors

-- Our Board of Directors oversees the overall administration of our church, and makes business decisions regarding the church in accordance with our By-Laws. The Board meets once per month and all meeting are open to any member who wants to attend.

Alan Jones

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Alan, along with Pastor Tracy Patton, co-founded New Beginnings Church in 2010. Alan has served as an ordained Deacon for 27 years in his former church as well as with New Beginnings. Alan lives in Louisville where he has worked as a salon and spa owner and licensed Cosmetologist for 35 years.

Cassie Champ

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Cassie is one of our new Board Members. She started attending New Beginnings Church in March of 2015. After a hardship that drew her back to church, she decided this was the corner stone that was needed to reground her family as well as herself. As a single mother of two (Gabriel and Guinevere) she used most of her free time volunteering with the church from cleaning, to event time volunteering as a way to give back. She became a member in 2017 as this felt like home. She says, "my church family has had my back from day one with no judgments, and open arms." In 2019 she felt God advising her to do more, and so she ran for a seat on the church board. She is excited to see where this new role in the position will lead her.

Kathy Johnson

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Kathy is one of our new Board Members. She is the mother of three, grandma of 4, and adopting her oldest grandson. She is married to Leon Johnson, who serves as one of the Trustees of New Beginnings. She is a career student with five degrees and is a nurse in long term care. She has always wanted to be able to contribute more and says, "Here's to New Beginnings for all of us."

Deb Cook

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Deb Cook is a new member of our Board of Directors. Deb has been a member of New Beginnings for many years and currently take care of setting up our Facebook live feeds each Sunday morning.

Linda Denning

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Linda not only serves on our Board, but also serves New Beginnings Church as our Secretary and Treasurer! She devotes many hours per week serving NBC.

Barry Sears

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Barry is also one of the newest members of our Board. He also serves as our Elder, and is a member of the Praise & Worship Team.

Cathie Smith Wheat

Cathie is one of the newest members of the Board and leads a weekly book discussion online. Cathie is also a member of our Praise & Worship Team.

Katrina Sprinkle

Katrina returns to our Board after serving as a Board member a few years ago. Katrina is a long-time member of NBC and also is a member of our Praise & Worship Team.


-- Our Elder is available to anyone in the congregation who has a spiritual need, or is in need of one-on-one prayer. The Elder is also responsible for the spiritual needs of our Pastor.

Barry Sears

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Barry lives in Louisville with his wife, Denise, and their adopted son Mark.  His daughter Jessica is a graduate of Ball State University and is working in Louisville.  Barry works at Frost Brown Todd in Louisville as a Litigation Support Specialist. Barry attended Western Kentucky University where he served two years as the President of the Western Christian Student Fellowship. Barry has many years of experience as a Deacon, Worship Leader, Sunday School Teacher, and Teen Group Leader. He became a member of New Beginnings in August 2014 and has served as the Elder since that time. He is also a member of the Praise & Worship Team.  His favorite part of NBC is the people and their enthusiasm for serving Christ and His Church.