NewSong Church

Leadership Team

Alvin and Christine Chun

Alvin Chun, Senior Leader

Alvin Chun is the founding pastor of NewSong Church as well as the President of Counterpointe Solutions, Inc., a small business located in the Washington, DC area. He and his wife, Christine, have been married for 18 years and they have six children. He was born and raised in Northern New Jersey and attended Brandeis University. After college, he worked in investment consulting for 5 years, while simultaneously attending seminary for his Masters of Divinity. After serving at New Covenant Fellowship Church in Maryland, he lead a group of 7 to plant a church in Northern Virginia in 2001. He serves on of the Senior Team that leads NewSong Church. He continuously hopes that his love for the Dallas Cowboys doesn’t discourage people from attending the church; it didn't hinder his wife from marrying him. He believes Love conquers all.
Bryan and Sohui Rheem

Bryan Rheem, Senior Associate Leader & Worship Pastor

Bryan Rheem is the Senior Associate Leader and worship pastor at NewSong Church. He has been a part of Alvin's apostolic team since the church's inception. His worship brings fresh encounters with the Presence of God and releases freedom and creativity. Bryan has an apostolic anointing and a passion to see God's government invade the world's governments. He recently left the IT industry to serve as a pastor at NewSong. He has a heart to see ministries in the Washington, DC Metro area work together to advance God’s Kingdom through united worship. He and his wife Sohui carry a strong prophetic anointing and both have a heart to release people into their true identity and purposes as children of God.
Michelle Lawrence

Michelle Lawrence, Children's Director

Michelle Lawrence leads the Kingdom Heroes Children's Ministry at NewSong. She has been involved in different forms of children's ministry for over 15 years and has a huge heart to see children step into their destiny in God, even at a very young age. Michelle spent time in Kansas City as an intern at IHOP (International House of Prayer) where she was also involved with their Children's Ministry. She has also attended the Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry before being sent out to Washington, DC as an intercessor for the nation. She joined our team in 2008 and has seen huge growth in the children as they have begun to live the Kingdom 24/7 in their everyday life! Her teaching style is very interactive and empowering and emphasizes to children that God is in a good mood and that they are His kids.
Chris and Bethany Pautrat

Chris Pautrat, Youth Pastor

Chris Pautrat’s lifelong dream is to see the youth transformed by the love of the Father into mighty warriors who become vessels of transformation that change families, communities, and culture. Chris has a passion for worship and for releasing the prophetic voices and sounds that call forth a harvest in this generation. He has a specific dream of 10,000 youth being released from the Washington D.C. area into the nations. Chris’ wife, Bethany, is a prophetic intercessor who along with Chris longs to see young people walk into their destinies. Together, Chris and Bethany also serve as directors for the Southeast region for the Burn 24-7 (http://burn24-7.com/), a powerful prayer and worship movement.
Ruth Ann Dean

Ruth Ann Dean, Pastor

Ruth Ann Dean brings a tremendous pastoral heart to NewSong Church. Her ability to counsel and encourage both believers and non-believers alike flows from her gift to naturally minister in the marketplace. She brings the love and grace of Jesus outside the walls of the church through daily encounters with people. She has a passion to mentor the youth from her own personal life experiences, and has spent many years teaching in schools and church. Ruth Ann is certified in Theophostic Ministry, Elijah House, and Healing Room Ministry, which enables her to effectively counsel out of training and a heart of compassion and love. Her heart is to see the lonely, broken, and lost encounter the love of Jesus. Ruth Ann is also a certified Bob Ross Instructor (Landscapes and Florals), is trained in teaching calligraphy, and is also a certified clown. All of these skills have opened doors for her to minister in the marketplace.
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Vienna, VA 22182
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