Scott & Joan Peterson

Scott and Joan have a passion to equip believers for the work of the ministry, to see people come into a relationship with Jesus Christ, to grow in their love for God, and to help them find their purpose in serving God. Pastor Scott has a passion for teaching the truths of Scripture and leads the worship. Joan is skilled in teaching and works with the accounting/secretarial department.
Pastor Scott and Joan Peterson are both graduates of God’s Word Institute and Rhema Bible Training Center. They have been involved with ministry for over 30 years. Pastor Scott is licensed and ordained with the Association of Faith Churches and Ministers and oversees the accredited Word of Faith Bible School, which is affiliated with AFCM’s International Training Center.
Scott and Joan have three children: Reid, Leif and Cameron, all of whom are graduates of Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Leif is currently pursuing a graduate degree at Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas.

Reid A. Peterson

Reid is a graduate of Oral Roberts University, with a major in Graphic Design Print. He began working part-time for the church in the Fall of 2013, and has since filled a number of roles: teaching the youth/children, graphic design, website administration, social media, and assistant to Pastor Scott.
Reid has worked in the children’s ministry for over seven years, and has also served in several other volunteer positions at New Beginnings since the church’s founding–from the sound room to groundskeeping.
Reid was ordained in May 2016 for his ministry with the children and youth of the church.

Mark Rasmussen

Mark oversees the Care Ministry at New Beginnings (providing for members in time of need), is a Life Group leader, and serves as coordinator for Welcome Ministry. Mark is ordained with AFCM.


Barb Peterson

Barb oversees the Prayer Ministry at New Beginnings, facilitating pre-service prayer meetings and leads the Ladies in Victory life group. Barb is an ordained minister with AFCM.