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Nick Honerkamp, Senior Pastor

Since 2004 Nick Honerkamp has been the Senior Pastor at New Covenant Church in Clyde, North Carolina. Blogger, Bible teacher, international speaker, and community leader; Nick is passionate about equipping those in Christ to live out their full calling and identity. Nick and his wife Tina have two adult sons, Caleb and Hayden. 

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Dustin Price, Adult Discipleship Pastor

Originally from Dayton Ohio, Dustin is passionate about seeing the global Church equipped to be the local expression of God’s love! Dustin moved to Western North Carolina in 2013. Dustin and his wife moved up from Atlanta, Georgia after spending 5 years serving as a university professor and working with the local church in China. He received his B.A. in Public Relations from Lee University in 2000. He completed His M.A. in Intercultural Studies from Wheaton College in 2012.


Mike Jones, Pastor & Church Administrator

Pastor Mike Jones and his wife Sally have been members of NCC since 2003. They have two sons and three granddaughters.  Mike serves as the NCC Business Administrator, Staff Pastor and Life Group Pastor. Mike and Sally lead Crown Financial life groups twice a year. They host a home group Bible Study in their home on Thursday evenings. Mike also serves on the Board of Haywood Christian Academy as treasurer. Mike’s heart is win people to Christ and to disciple believers as the Lord leads them into a closer walk and more intimate relationship with Jesus.

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Jenny Murray, Worship Director

Since 2012 Jenny has been involved at NCC where she served on the worship leadership team under Brian Cagle.  In 2016 she became the full time Worship Director. Jenny grew up in Western North Carolina and attended the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where she received a B.A. in music, voice.  She has worked in the healthcare industry for 12 years all the while serving her local church in worship ministry in her free time.  She is a songwriter, also plays guitar and keys, and has a passion for creativity, collaboration and what each member of the NCC worship community can bring to the platform.  She values people and the diverse gifts God places in each of us.  She is a talented and anointed worship leader and musician with a love for the presence and power of God. Jenny and her husband Travis have 2 beautiful daughters, Betha and Lila.



Emily is the Student Pastor here at New Covenant Church. She is married to a charming Scotsman, Tobias Nagle. The newlywed Nagles now engage in ministry together, mentoring and discipling the youth and young adults of Haywood County. Emily is a Lee University alumna where she studied Christian Ministries and Music Performance. During her time at Lee University, Emily had the opportunity to share the Gospel across the United States, western Europe, and South America. 

Emily is enthusiastic about sharing the love of God with young people and creating Christian community. She desires to see lives filled with the passion of the Lord and people moved by His love to change the world!  


Robby Clark, Adult Pastoral Care

Robby and his family have attended New Covenant Church since late 2010 when they moved to Western North Carolina to serve as host couple for Whispering Cove Retreat in Balsam, NC. He is a local business owner who grew up in church but feels believers should spend their best time with God, then let family, church, and work come as an added blessing. Robby loves the mountains, both for hiking and riding horses. His heart is for men to be healed and take their place as leaders and servants, whether at home, at church, or in their community.

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Cindy Clark, Adult Pastoral Care

Cindy serves alongside her husband, Robby in Pastoral Care. She has served in women’s, youth and children’s ministries. She has also served both as administrator and a board member of her local crisis pregnancy center. Cindy’s heart is to create a culture of honor at NCC where everyone has a safe place to grow and be healed but also to fail, get back up, and try again. She believes every Christ-follower can walk in more healing and freedom as they continue their journey to deeper intimacy with God. Robby and Cindy have one son, three daughters, a daughter-in-law and son-in-law.

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Chip Plemmons, Pastor, Operations & Facilities

Chip and his wife Michelle have been attending New Covenant Church since 2010. He serves as the pastor on duty during office hours while overseeing the day to day operations of New Covenant Church and it’s Chaplains program. Chip is an evangelist with a fiery passion for spreading the Gospel. This passion is displayed in his preaching style and in his heart for those that are broken and lost by showing them there is hope in salvation through Jesus Christ. Chip is actively involved in NCC’s jail ministry and in both the local and foreign mission fields. Chip and Michelle have 4 adult children and 2 grandchildren.