NYI Convention

Thank you for attending Convention this year!

We had so much fun being with you.

Hope you can come again next year!


Pastor Serena Kleppinger: President

Pastor Keri Lewis: Vice-President

Pastor Kayla Kish: Communications Coordinator

Billy Malas: Treasurer (appointed)

NYI Convention - May 31 - June 1

nyi convention co-directors

  • Serena Kleppinger (NASHUA COMMUNITY CHAPEL)


    Serena serves as the Associate Pastor of Worship Development and Coordination at Community Chapel. She also serves as a Chaplain in NH and MA. Serena has served in various capacities on the NYI Council. she is also one of the NYC Coordinators and helps with various district activities. She graduated from ENC and NBC. She met her husband, Jeff, while attending ENC. They have been married for 20 years. They have three children: Kaitlyn, Hannah and Caleb. Serena is passionate about equipping the students on the NED to be leaders on this district and use their gifts and talents to change the world! And, passionate about coming alongside youth workers to encourage and support them and their ministries!


  • Keri Lewis (Eastern Nazarene College)


    Keri grew up in Northeastern Pennsylvania, but has been in the Quincy area for the last nineteen years. She has a BA from ENC and a Masters in Old Testament from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. She is in her eleventh year on staff at ENC, serving as Assistant Dean for Community Life, and attends North Street Community Chapel in Hingham, MA. She spends most of her free time with my husband EJ and our son Ezra outdoors at the playground, kayaking, or in their yard. She also love reading and Starbucks energy drinks.