Meet the Elders

Directory Pics 2023 (200 × 152 px) 2 (3)Steven J. Ottolini II, Senior Pastor was installed as the pastor of New Covenant in 2015. He formerly served as the pastor of Family Community Church in Troy, Missouri, where he entered ministry in 2009. 

A St Louis native, Steven earned a commission as a Military Police officer in the US Army through the Reserve Officer Training Corps at Western Michigan University. Steven served on active duty in the US Army and later in the Army Reserve and is a decorated veteran having operationally deployed to Baghdad, Iraq during the Global War on Terror. 

Steven resides in Chesterfield, Missouri with his wife, Lisa, and their five children: Eleanora, Benjamin, Jonah, Eden, and Elaina. He also serves at Westminster Christian Academy where he teaches high school Bible. 

Steven is currently a Doctor of Ministry candidate at Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis. He holds a Master of Divinity from Covenant Seminary and a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Calvin University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. 


David ODavid Ottolini, Associate Pastor, loves Jesus and is honored to serve Him in every facet of life. By God's grace, David is husband to Kathy, father of Zion, Stone and Gigi.

He received his bachelor degree from Covenant College and his Masters from Covenant Theological Seminary.

After growing up in New Covenant Church, he started in ministry here as youth pastor in June 2008. He is now the associate pastor and loves walking alongside others towards knowing Jesus and his purposes more each day. Along with serving New Covenant Church, David is the Director of Spiritual Life at Westminster Christian Academy.


JerryJerry Nance, Elder, has been a part of the New Covenant Church family since 1978, where under the direction of Pastor Bryn Jones, New Covenant Fellowship was formed into New Covenant Church.

He has served in various capicities to support and build up the church, including Finance Board member, Home Gorup Leader, Deacon, Worship Team member, Commitment Class Leader, and presently as Elder.

He and his wife Swayzine have raised three grown children Melonie, Monica, and Martin who all know and love Jesus Christ as Lord.

Jerry is retired froma career in Federal Government and Management & Consulting, but is actively pursuing the purpuses of God to build and lead the family of God at New Covenant Church.