Dave Schutter | Senior Pastor

Dave has served as Senior Pastor of NPC since 2007. Whether through preaching, leading a group or a personal conversation, Dave's ministry passion is to explore God's word and seek to understand how to follow Jesus in every area of life.  Dave grew up in Cleveland, attended Wheaton College and graduated from Miami University in 1993. At Miami Dave met Kim. They have three children: Jonathan, Luke and Anika. In his free time Dave enjoys cycling and barbecuing. Dave has served as a church planter, staff pastor, and in Afghanistan as a US Army Chaplain. Dave graduated with a Master of Divinity degree from Covenant Theological Seminary in 1997 and earned a Master of Theology degree from Westminster Seminary in 2017. Dave is a contributor to the Jonathan Edwards Encyclopedia (Eerdmans, Fall 2017) and the Jonathan Edwards Global Sermon Editing Project. 


Nate Conrad | Associate Pastor

Nate has served in the PCA since 1996 in the areas of high school ministry, young adult ministry, pastoral care, teaching, preaching, and leadership development. He completed various studies at Wheaton College, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and Covenant Theological Seminary. He works with staff, elders, deacons, and other lay leaders to help foster spiritual formation in the church community through training, small group replication, one-on-one meetings, and group discipleship. His desire is to see more men and women take on ministry leadership by investing in gospel-centered relationships. Nate enjoys being outside in every possible way: hiking, mountain biking, camping, gardening, and snowshoeing. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife, Kara, and three daughters: Natalie, Amy, and Lindsey.