Pastor Seth assumed the pastorate of New Life Burnet in January 2021. The Simmonses work as a team to provide pastoral care and lead the church’s ministries. Sarah is a gifted singer who enjoys equipping others to thrive in ministry. The Simmonses have two daughters, Promise and Purity.
Pastor Seth is an ordained minister with the United Pentecostal Church International. He formerly served as youth pastor at New Life Austin from 2005-2011, as pastor of New Life Hutto in Hutto, Texas, from 2011-2016, and as assistant pastor at New Life Austin from 2017-2020. He formerly served as youth president of the South Texas District and currently serves as secretary-treasurer of the Austin Metro Section and chair of the Design and Marketing Committee of the South Central Texas District. He earned a Master of Arts in Christian Ministry from the Urshan Graduate School of Theology and a bachelor of science in corporate communication from the University of Texas at Austin. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Organizational Ecclesial Leadership at Regent University.