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Why Do We Love New Life Church of Lithonia?

Listen to Tina and Dennis explain how special New Life is to them.

Why We Love New Life

Our Pastor

Pastor Michael and Arlene Thomas

Pastor Thomas was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. He was educated by the Detroit Public Schools System, and attended Frank Cody High School. Upon graduating from high school, Pastor Thomas attended Western Michigan University and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education. While attending Western, Pastor Thomas met and married the former Arlene C. Calhoun.

Senior Pastor
Our Leadership Team

Min. Isaiah Pettaway III

Executive Pastor

Min. Quanda Jackson

Worship Leader

Dea. William Carter Jr.

Deacon Chairman

Deaconess Tina Washington

Kids Director

Deaconess Althea Carter

Youth Director

Our Leadership Team

New Life Ministers

Min. Stanley Jackson

Min. Conswella Smith

Min. Dennis Washington

Min. Shaketa Williams

Min. Kevin Williams



A great place to come for peace and truth


I was so humble and honor of the hospitality that I was shown at New Life Church Lithonia . What a powerful service Pastor Michael Thomas preach too.


Love going to church here. The people are nice and I love that they welcome everybody and show love.

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