Dale and amy swanson

Dale is the Senior Pastor of New Life Church in Santa Barbara, California. He has served on the pastoral staff at New Life for over 12 years and has served the Foursquare family in many roles including leading a multi-district men’s retreat for seven years and currently serving on the district council. Dale is also an Associate Certified Coach with the International Coaching Federation. He currently working on his M.A. in Pastoral Counseling. Dale has a passion for his community and helps to gather pastors and leaders in Santa Barbara for regular corporate prayer and community outreach. He has been married to his wife, Amy, for 29 years and they have three wonderful children adopted from Burundi in East Africa.

Amy pastors with her husband where she serves as the pastor of Women’s Ministry. Amy has also served Foursquare as a freelance writer for the Foursquare Leader Magazine. In addition to her ministry role, Amy taught Advanced Placement English for 25 years in the public school system. She recently retired from her role as a teacher and is currently giving her full attention to ministry at New Life Church as well as life coaching. Amy is an Associate Certified Coach with the International Coaching Federation. She in an entrepreneur at heart and runs a small business on the side - Santa Barbara Party Animals - a mobile petting zoo for kids and adults. Amy has a passion to help pastors and leader thrive in their leadership roles by attending to holistic and integrated health of the spirit, soul and body.