Our Staff

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 Pastor Craig McCourt

Pastor McCourt came to New Creation in 2014 as a member of the congregation and was Ordained and Installed as Pastor of New Creation in June, 2019.  Craig and his wife Shirley have two adult children, Isaiah and Noah. Craig and Shirley have enjoyed serving many congregations since his 1986 graduation from Concordia College WIsconsin. Over the years Craig has served congregations in Wisconsin, Indiana, Texas and Minnesota in the area of Youth and Family Ministry.  



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Vicar Jorge Gomez.

Jorge Gomes and his wife Mary Hernandez have been members of New Creation for many years. Jorge currently is enrolled at Concordia Seminary St. Louis in their Center for Hispanic Studies.  He will serve New Creation as Vicar for the next 4 years as he begins to reach out to the greater Hispanic community in and around Shakopee.  Jorge will help to grow Iglesia Luterana Nueva Creación.  His Wife Mary is director of our ESPERANZA is Hope Minsitry.



Our Ministry Intern

Sarah Parrish

Sarah Parrish is a 2019 graduate of Mayer Lutheran High School and is a preacher's kid! She comes to New Creation with a passion for ministry and a desire to learn about cross cultural ministry. Her future plans beyond New Creation involve College with an eye on Latin American Missions.  She has participated in several short term mission trips, including a trips to Mexico, Guatemala, and Alaska all this past summer.