Rev. Chris & Amber Shallenberger, Calleigh, Colton, Aubrey, & Toby

Pastor Chris is 31 years old. He accepted Christ into his life and was baptized when we has 12 years old. He accepted his call into the Ministry at age 14, and started preaching the Word of God at age 15. He graduated Marion High School (Marion, IN) in 2006 and started attending Olivet Nazarene University. After leaving ONU after only 3 semesters he and Amber got married and started their family. Chris became an EMT and served in the medical field for almost 7 years while he finished his ministry degree at Northwest Nazarene University. Pastor Chris graduated NNU in 2015 and was ordained as an Elder in the Nazarene on July 19, 2016. Pastor Chris as served in youth ministry for 12+ years, leading youth groups in Indiana, Texas, and Ohio. Before coming to New Horizon in May 2018 he Pastored a church in Illinois. Pastor Chris loves to play and watch sports, be outside, meet new people, serve God and the church, and spend time with his family!

Amber is 31 years old. She accepted Christ in her life as a little girl and was baptized as an adult. She graduated high school in 2006 and attended Ivy-Tech Community College while living in Indiana. She is a stay-at-home wife/mother who is home-schooling the kids and supporting her husband however she can! She loves to be outside, read, and spend time with her family!

Calleigh is 9 years old. She accepted Christ into her life while attending a children's ministry event in Texas and was baptized in 2018. She is in the 2nd grade and loves to read, play outside, and make new friends.

Colton is 7 years old. He accepted Christ into his heart at church in 2017. He is in Kindergarten and loves to wrestle, play outside, and make new friends.

Aubrey is 4 years old. She is spunky and energetic! She loves to play outside, cuddle with mom and dad, play with her siblings, and make new friends.

Toby is 1 year old. He love to explore new places, play with his siblings, and play outside.

The family also has two indoor cats; Smokey & Oreo...and a dog; Midnight

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Cell #: (513) 240-5287