Bobby Benavides is the Lead Pastor for New Community Covenant Church: Elkins. He moved to West Virginia from southern California in 2003 to serve with WorldVision-Appalachia, as a Youth Development Specialist. He moved to Elkins in 2013 to serve in youth ministry, but felt led to pursue the call of church planting in 2016. He is happily married to his lovely wife of 12 years, Natasha, and they have three young children: Liam, Norah, and Jude. That's a lot of information about him.


Lora Osburn is our Director of Kidztown. She is passionate about helping children learn about God and teaching them ways that they can grow closer to Him. Lora is currently employed at Upshur County Head Start and SYCC. She loves animals and has 3 dogs, 7 lizards, and 3 frogs. 


Seth Blake is our worship leader. He is currently a music teacher at Midland Elementary school in Elkins, WV. His passion is to see people come to a closer relationship to Jesus through music. He is a good guy and really likes comic books.