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Our Mission & Vision

The mission of New Life Bible Church is to love God, to love others, and to magnify the name of Jesus Christ. The vision of our church is “Bringing Christ to Families and Families to Christ”.

Leadership Team:

Our leadership team recognizes the authority of God, and realizes that we are shepherds who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. We desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Our passion and goal is to equip the believers for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.

Pastor Tim SpicklerLead Pastor

Pastor Tim is our Lead Pastor. Pastor Tim is our main speaker and oversees the ministries of New Life. Pastor Tim and his wife, Shelly, have four kids. Pastor Tim loves being active in the community and coaching athletics. Follow him on Twitter @timspickler

Tim’s Blog

Shelly Spickler, Director of Women & Children

Shelly’s main responsibilities are to work with the Women and Children of New Life Bible Church. Shelly has a heart to teach women God’s truths and to minister to the children at New Life’s Kidzone. Follow her on Twitter @shellyspickler

Shelly’s Blog

Shannon Zittle , Youth Director
Shannon is the head of our Next Level Youth Ministries. Shannon is passionate about teaching the youth. 

 Shannon’s Blog

Amy Alber, Worship Director

The Bible says a lot to say about music, and Amy’s role is to lead the church’s worship of God in a way that matches the character of God. 

Pastor Gary Turner, Retired Founding Pastor

Pastor Gary is the founding Pastor of New Life and has a passion for carefully unpacking the truths of Scripture. He and his wife, Glenda, planted New Life Bible Church in 1997 . He and his wife have four grown children. Pastor Gary has ministered in serveral countries.  Gary is passionate out missionary work and has a heart for Peru.


New Life Media

At New Life Bible Church we have several ways for you to be connected through online media

We have a Live Stream
of our Sunday morning services at 8:30 & 10:15AM 
You can watch the message from last week and previous weeks in our sermon archives 
You can also download our sermon Podcast  here
We also post announcement loops or ministry announcement videos on our Youtube Page
Check out our Instagram Page



contact us


Office Hours:

Monday-Friday from 8:30am to 3pm. Please call for an appointment

Church Location & Address: US Route 20 & Hoisington Road, Winnebago, IL (map)

Telephone & Fax:

Tel: (815)335-1405


If the case of death or emergency please contact one of our emergency line at
815-218-1602 (please use only in case of emergency)


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Online Donations

Many people have asked us about the possibility of giving online. While we understand this isn’t for everyone, we’ve decided to make this available to you because it will serve so many and it saves the church money.

Through encryption technology, giving online at New Life Bible Church is safe and secure. You can make a one-time donation to any of our selected ministries.  We thank you for your support of New Life Bible Church and it’s ministries.

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Safe Families Ministry


If you are interested in being a part of the Safe Families ministry at New Life as a host family, as part of our family support network, or on our leadership team, you are invited to attend our Safe Family Info Gathering on Sunday, February 21st after our second service. A light lunch will be …


2nd Sunday #GoServe

IMG_0555On Valentines day 2016, our 2nd Sunday #GoServe team went out to the Pecatonica Library and showed the Pecatonica community some love. Our team painted part of the library and made it look excellent! We are blessed to have a church that shows love in practical ways in our communities. We encourage you and your family to get connected to one of our #GoServe teams and make a difference in our communities. Contact Chris S. or Josh B. on Sunday mornings for more info or email us