Ian Cath

Ian and his wife, Peggy, have three sons and one beautiful granddaughter. The Navy brought them to Virginia Beach in 1985. Ian is a native Michigander who grew up in Northern Virginia, and Peggy is from Glen Burnie, MD. Ian works as a military contractor in modeling and simulation, and Peggy is a homemaker who also enjoys volunteer work. They have been attending and serving NCPC for about 25 years. They enjoy spending time with family and friends, and especially love spending time with their granddaughter. They have loved all of their years in the New Covenant family.

Kevin Gest

Kevin and his wife, Karen, have five children and have been attending New Covenant for over 20 years. Kevin grew up in Colorado Springs, and Karen is from Boston. Kevin retired from the Navy and currently works as a handyman doing home renovations and repairs. Karen is an administrative assistant for the City of Virginia Beach. They love spending time with their grown children and traveling together.

Bill Pon

Bill and his wife, Barb, met at New Covenant and have been attending for over 20 years. Bill has served as New Covenant's facilities manager since 2005, and Barb has been the church's secretary since 1997. Bill is an avid golfer and runner, singer and comedian. Bill and Barb enjoy being involved with New Covenant's Missions Team, Choir, Nursery, Men's & Women's ministries, and one of New Covenant's community groups.

Larry Torrech

Larry and his wife, Dixie, have been married for 34 wonderful years and have two grown daughters. Larry is an executive with a local ship repair company founded by his father in 1990, and he enjoys biking, boating, and time spent with his family. Dixie's love of books and reading is only rivaled by her love of sewing and quilting. Larry and Dixie have been members of New Covenant since June 2010. They are blessed to be part of a New Covenant community group with young families. Sharing community with them and being 'fill in' grandparents to their little ones brings abundant blessing to their lives. Larry and Dixie are especially happy just being at home, enjoying the peace and tranquility of living life on the Elizabeth River.

Ken Westcott

Ken and his wife, Ann, are Ohio State graduates and have been married for 23 years. They both came to know the Lord as their Savior while at New Covenant, and have been attending for over 20 years. Ken is a Developmental Optometrist and has a thriving, Christ-centered practice in Chesapeake, where his wife Ann serves as the accountant and financial manager. Ken enjoys woodworking, and they both enjoy gardening and serving struggling learners and those with special needs. They have two children, Adam and Rebecca, and a cat named P-Dawg.


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