Jordan Hansen serves as Newport Mesa Church’s Lead Pastor. His heart is to see people experience the transformation that is only possible through a life-giving relationship with Jesus Christ. He grew up in the Seattle area and holds a degree in Business Administration and a Masters in Divinity. This included studying abroad in the Philippines to focus on missiological studies. Along the way, he has led tourism trips in Alaska, the Yukon, and New York City, served with a missions organization in Honolulu, HI, and interned with “OneHope” in Africa and South America. Directly before coming to Newport Mesa Church, he served as Executive Pastor at LifePoint Church, a fast-growing church in Clarksville, TN.
Tara is an ER nurse at Children’s Hospital of Orange County. Nursing is a part of God’s calling on her life as it allows her to love people in a tangible way so they can experience God’s love. Her warm personality, bright smile, and contagious joy bring light to those around her. She loves the people of Newport Mesa Church. Together they are the happy parents Harper and Judah, and a Golden Doodle named “Francis.”