• brandon risch

    LEAD PASTOR

    brandon@crossviewministries.org

    Brandon came to Crossview Church in the fall of 2014, after serving in churches in Indiana and North Carolina.  There are two things you need to know about Brandon:  he loves Jesus and he loves people.  Brandon and his wife, Candace, have three children -- Ella, Ethan, and Brevyn.  In addition to telling people how much Jesus loves them, Brandon also likes to pretend to play basketball.

  • NEAL FRIESEN

    EXECUTIVE PASTOR

    neal@crossviewministries.org

    Building up and equipping the various ministry teams as well as overseeing the daily ministry operations of the church is what Neal is thrilled to be doing here at Crossview.   Neal’s previous ministry experience included developing/overseeing a sports ministry at a large church in Florida.  Neal is married to Michelle, and they have two children, Collin and Lainey.  Neal loves Jesus, his family, his church family, and watching IU basketball.  In that order.

  • jASON bEST

    wORSHIP ARTS PASTOR & YOUTH PASTOR

    jason@crossviewministries.org

    Jason performs a dual role at Crossview and loves every minute of it!  Combining his immense talents as a musician with his desire to impact the next generation, Jason is driven to serve and lead the Worship Team and the Youth Ministries with joyfulness and excellence.  Jason is married to Marissa, and the two of them make a great team!

  • marlene smith

    Administrative Assistant

    marlene@crossviewministries.org

    If you want to know anything that is going on in the church, this is the person to ask!  Marlene has been a cheerful face in the church office for 20+ years.  Attending Crossview since childhood, Marlene's passion is to love on her church family and assist Pastor B.!  She and her husband, Steve have been married for 30+ years and have 2 adult daughters, Ashlee & Aubree  -- and two great sons-in-law, Steve & Aj. 

  • KATIE RUTAN

    Children's ministry director

    katie@crossviewministries.org

    Katie has the awesome responsibility of leading our children’s ministry, which includes nursery through 5th grade. Katie has a passion for children and seeing them grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ. She has an Elementary Education Degree from Indiana University and had previously worked as a preschool and kindergarten teacher in Auburn and Fort Wayne. Katie and her husband, Brian, have two children: Avery and Carter.

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