Elders at Crossroads
"If someone aspires to be an elder, they desire an honorable position." — 1 Timothy 3:1
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Jesse and his wife Ally have been members of Crossroads Church since 2002. He has a passion for serving not only as an Elder, but also as head usher and a small group leader. Jesse has been an Elder since 2013 and has served as Chairman of the Elder Board since 2015.
In his professional career, Jesse is currently the Executive Vice President at KTI Inc which is a large domestic logistics company. Jesse and his wife Ally have 2 children, DJ and Olivia. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and playing basketball.
Sean has attended Crossroads since 2008, served on the board since 2013, and as Vice Chairman since 2015. Growing up in Golden Valley, MN, he attended Redeemer Covenant Church and has been a frequent camper and counselor at Covenant Pines Bible Camp. He and his wife Kim have 3 children and live in Woodbury. Sean is a Global Business Manager in Personal Safety Division at 3M Company, and has a BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, a Masters of Engineering Management from Northwestern University (Chicago, IL), and an MBA from the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. Sean enjoys spending time with family & friends, traveling, and music.
Brian and his wife Michelle have been members of Crossroads Church since 2011. He has served as Treasurer since 2015 and has a passion for ensuring stewardship of the resources God has blessed Crossroads with and sustainability for the ministry’s future. Brian is a Finance Director for Red Wing Shoe Company. Brian and his wife, Michelle, have 2 children, Nevaeh and Levi. Brian enjoys spending time with his family outdoors and is a member of the Saint Paul Curling Club.
Jim has attended Crossroads since 2012 and has served in the cafe ministry and as a small group leader. He and his wife Laurie have 6 adult children, 3 grandchildren and 2 on the way. Jim is an Executive Director with Ebenezer Senior Living working with economically and mentally challenged seniors. He enjoys fishing, the outdoors and spending time with his family.
Bruce and his wife Laurie were charter members of the Covenant Church plant in Eagan and were a part of the transition to a campus of Crossroads in 2008. They have four adult children and three grandchildren. Bruce has served as usher, small group leader, on the tech team and Eagan Impact Team, and is currently serving on our denomination's Board of Pensions and Benefits. He is retired from Lockheed Martin. He likes running, biking, reading and fixing things.
Phil, as Lead Pastor, is the only non-elected Elder at Crossroads. He and his wife Laurel have been serving Crossroads since 1992. They have 2 grown children (both married) and 4 grandchildren. Phil loves the following: playing all racquet sports, drinking good coffee, fishing for bass, and hanging out with his family. Phil has a B.A. in Business from Bethel University, and a Masters in Divinity from Denver Seminary. He also serves on our denomination’s Executive Board.