Pastor Jeff Knitt
We are pleased to welcome Jeff Knitt as our new pastor, beginning December 2016. Jeff received his M.Div. from Trinity International University. He has a passion for the local church and a desire to challenge, encourage, and equip people to follow Jesus Christ.
Jeff is married to Kami; they have one child.
Worship & Music Pastor Paul RogersBlog: Redeeming Worship
Paul has been on the staff of the church since September of 2000 as the Pastor of Worship and Music. He has received Bachelor and Master degrees in Piano Performance and Pedagogy from Northern Illinois University and a Doctor of Worship Studies from the Institute for Worship Studies. Paul believes that God-centered worship is the highest calling for the Christian and that we are spiritually formed as we respond to Him in worship.
Paul is married to Hayeon (a native Korean) and lives in Sycamore. They have three children.
Youth Pastor Kyle White
Kyle has over 25 years of
pioneering youth ministry experience. He was the first youth
pastor at Crossview from 1991-2000, and is the founding director of
Neighbors' House, a not-for-profit providing literacy & academic
enrichment for low-income students in multi-housing communities.
Kyle is married to Barb, and they have two children, one in college and one in high school.
Childrenís Ministry Director Terry Gin
Terry joined the church staff in September of 2004. Terry graduated from Northern Illinois University in 1990 with a degree in Child and Family studies. Prior to staying home to be with her children, Terry worked in day care as a teacher, assistant director and executive director. During her years at home she served the Lord through the childrenís ministries of teaching Sunday school, Awana leader, coordinating nurseries, and teaching preschool.
Terry has a passionate relationship with the Lord and desires to ignite children and families with that same passion to love and serve Him.
Terry is married to Paul and they have two young adult children. Terry enjoys reading, time with friends and family, skiing, running, swimming and vacations.
Administrative Assistant Sandy Barnaby
Sandy joined the church staff in 1997. She was a stay-at-home mom until her children went to school and then started
working part-time. She knew it was prayer and the Lordís guidance that she saw an ad in the newspaper for a part-time
administrative assistant opening here. Sandy truly loves working in Godís house, with a Godly staff in which it is obvious they all love the Lord deeply.
Sandy is married to Steve and has two adult children and three grandchildren.
Administrative Assistant & Designer Alysa Radtke
Coming from a career in graphic design, Alysa joined the staff in September 2013 serving in the office as administrative assistant and designer.
She finds great joy in serving people and helping them find their place in the Kingdom of God and is blessed to be surrounded by such loving staff and
Alysa is married to Paul and they live in Sycamore.
Life Verse: "For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope." Jeremiah 29:11