The staff at Crosswalk Church is committed to being servant leaders, authentic and relevant in our approach to ministry, and deeply connected to Crosswalk community.
Dr. Timothy Gillespie (D.Min) joined the Crosswalk team in October of 2014. Tim has been involved in innovative ministry for the last 20 years, with a short hiatus to work in Healthcare, specifically, population health. He has brought that learning to Crosswalk as lead pastor, moving CW to a more data-driven outreach model of community engagement. He and Sara have been married for 21 years and have 3 children; Hannah, Jacob & Isaac.
Pr. Tom grew up less than a mile from Crosswalk Church, and has been on staff since 2012. He received his BA in Educational Ministry from Loma Linda University and his M.Div from Andrews University. He has been in ministry for 26 years and in Junior High Ministry for 20 of those years. Tom enjoys time with his family, cars, fitness, football and friends.
Kris and his wife, Lesley, started coming to Crosswalk in 2015. Kris says that even more than a place to get involved, Crosswalk became home for them. With his creativity, his background in construction, and his eagerness to work, Kris heavily influenced the feel and design of the church. Kris says that when God gave him the opportunity to become the facilities manager, he couldn't resist.
Isai has been the Youth Pastor since June, 2016. Aside from High School Ministry, he is also heavily involved with Midweek, Marketing, & Worship. His goal is to inspire young people to use their context and creativity to express what they believe about God.
Chad Manalo became the Music Director at Crosswalk Church in May of 2016. It is his hope that the music at Crosswalk Church will create an atmosphere of authentic worship where both believers and non-believers can share in an expereince of the overflowing love of God for them.
Alex joined the team as the Office Assisstant in January of 2017 but has been attending Crosswalk for several years now. Very early on, she was able to find a loving community at Crosswalk for her and her family. Her hope is to see more people find a home in Jesus through the ministry that happens at Crosswalk.
Caiti has been the director of Intersections, Family & Children’s ministries, since October 2015. She is passionate about connecting children to Jesus and empowering families to disciple their kids.
Christianne's journey began in April of 2005 as the office assistant. She is passionate about helping others and loves to see people connect and grow in their relationships with each other and with God. Her heart is filled with joy as she enters the office each morning not knowing what exciting things will challenge her.