our pastors/staff


  • PASTOR DAVID AYER

    SENIOR PASTOR

    Pastor David and Denise have served together in ministry for the last 18 years as Youth Pastors, Assistant Pastors, Church Planters, and Senior Pastors. David was born in Connecticut but raised a Cheesehead. Denise is a born and bred Wisconsinite. They met in Milwaukee when set up by dear friends & a family member, and were married in August of 1997. A year and a half later, they were blessed with their first daughter, Gavrielle. Two years later, daughter #2, Moriyah was born in Columbus, Ohio where they were serving as Assistant Pastors. And just to make it official, yes they are Buckeyes.


    Pastor David holds two Masters Degrees in theology. He loves to train, read and watch movies and football. More than anything, he loves to spend time with Jesus, his three girls and their two dogs, Maya and Captain.




    Contact Pastor David  at: dayer@newlifechurchcanton.org

  • PASTOR DENISE AYER

    Family Pastor

    Denise has served as a short-term missionary team to El Salvador, earned a degree in Theology and holds a BA in Education. Denise was raised "in the church" and always had a desire to do something for the Lord. Denise is passionate about her faith, family, and Student/Family Ministries has served as a short-term missionary team to El Salvador, earned a degree in Theology and holds a BA in Education. 


  • LU ANN KNAPP

    ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT & RECEPTION



    Contact Lu Ann through the main office: office@newlifechurchcanton.org