Don Francis


Brian was born in the Philippines and moved to the United States when he was 8 years old. He spent much of his growing up years in the Bay Area, but became a follower of Jesus in Chicago. Brian received his M.Div from Westminster Seminary in California. He was an associate pastor in Olympia, WA, prior to coming to South Bend.

Laura, Brian's lovely wife, is a stay-at-home mom, who cares for their two children. Amos is a silly 3 year old and Maisie is a smiley 1 year old. They are incredibly grateful to be a part of the New City family.

Teaching Elder



Anna Parker

Leadership Team & Church Administrator

Anna moved to the South Bend area with her family in 2017. She worked as an assistant at their church in Colorado and now helps to increase communication lines and coordinate volunteers at New City. Anna's husband Joel, a general contractor, grew up in South Bend; they returned with their three daughters: Edna (2015), Lucy (2017) and Jane (2019). Together they enjoy homeschooling their girls and working on their hobby farm. 



Leadership Team

Katie moved to South Bend in 2017. Her ministry background includes worship, youth and children's ministry direction. She holds a degree from Reformed Theological Seminary and is a Ph.D. candidate in psychology at the University of Notre Dame. She and her husband Daniel have one son, Liam.