New Life Community Church

A Baptist (SBC) church in Bakersfield, CA
New Life Community Church

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1900 Faith Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93304

(661) 397-8000


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Who We Are

We are a growing community of believers where Jesus Christ changes lives. And, we have a place just for you.

Our goal is to help you experience the life-changing power of Jesus Christ and discover the purpose God has for your life.

No matter if you are just beginning your journey, if you are looking for a place where you will finally belong, or if you are looking to grow deeper in your faith than you ever have...we have a place for you.

There is No place, Near this place, Like this place so this must be the place.

New Life Community Church is a neighborhood church. We have a passion for reaching into the surrounding community and connecting people to the love of Christ while helping them discover the life God has always intended them to have. Our goal is to be able to be real and relevant Christ followers as we build strong and meaningful relationships within our church community as well as with the surrounding community

About Us

Baptist (SBC)



Dennis Wells

As founding and senior pastor of New Life Community Church, Pastor Dennis Wells is known for his relevant teaching style and his passion for equipping leaders to fulfill the Great Commission. Dennis and his wife Annette have four children and live in Bakersfield, California, where New Life Community Church began in March 2012. Dennis and Annette are passionate about providing a life-giving church focused on the simplicity of the Gospel and the power of an intimate relationship with a loving God. Dennis’ leadership skills are changing the way church is done. Under his leadership, New Life Community Church offers two worship services at one location one in English and one in Spanish Iglesia De Jesucristo. under the leadership of Pastor Arturo Aguilar Sr each weekend. Pastor Wells has a deep passion for developing leaders and seeking to plant life-giving churches. As a pastor-theologian, his desire is to return to the biblical theology and priorities that God Himself designed to cultivate spiritual health and holiness in the lives of both individual believers and the local church.As a preacher, his mission is to carefully, patiently, and accurately deliver an informed exposition of God’s Word, in which the sermon seamlessly transitions from an exacting study of the intended meaning of the text to the practical application of its contemporary significance in terms that people can both understand and apply to their lives. Pastor Wells has a Bachelor of Theology Christian Life School of Theology and a Bachelor’s in Christian Ministry and Leadership from Fresno Pacific University. A Masters of Divinity from Andersonville Theological Seminary

What Members Say Add your voice

  • There is such love in this church they truly care about you and want the best for your live each individual is important and what’s more is the incredible teachings Pastor Wells teaches. He changed my life , my Husbands life , we have come to have a closer walk with Jesus he is a God send he teaches with words that are indescribable his teachings are true and Biblical he has a certain light about him as does his beautiful wife Annette they will always mean the world to me, forever in my heart as well as many other members , Rose I’ll never forget how joyous she is and her precious heart and Lynda , Kim King, God Bless them all .. May God keep you all in Yahshua Christ Jesus name Amen
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