Jeff loves being the pastor of Cross Park Church. Jeff grew up in Conover, NC and attended UNC Chapel Hill and Reformed Theological Seminary. After working with Campus Crusade for Christ for several years and living overseas, Jeff and his wife Trish came to Charlotte in 2010 to start the process of planting Cross Park Church. Jeff and Trish have three girls: Caroline, Claire, and Julia.
Jordan grew up in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, and moved south for school, first to Elon University and later, Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte. In between, he worked for several years in the business world. He and his wife, Evyn, have four young children. Jordan enjoys planting things in the ground, playing golf, reading with his kids, and as a former Catholic, cheering for Notre Dame football.
Will was born and reared in Greensboro, North Carolina, within a family forest of step, whole, and half-siblings. He had a great experience with both private and public schools. Later, he was thankful to attend and complete studies at both Erskine College and Reformed Theological Seminary. Husband to Nicole (a Charlotte native) and father to John Austin, Will is glad for their support as he gets to love Jesus by helping lead worship at Cross Park Church!
Christina is the first-born in a family with six children, growing up in Greenville, SC. She graduated from Covenant College with a degree in Middle Education, and genuinely loved teaching 7th Grade Math for five years. After having her first child, she became a tutor and later Cross Park’s first Nursery Coordinator. She and her husband Dan have three boys: Luke, Mark, and Zack. They are also registered foster parents and hope to add to their family through adoption someday. The Emmons have been at Cross Park since the beginning. Christina took voice lessons in high school, once had her face on a billboard, and starts every day with a cup of coffee, which she absolutely loves!
Kelsey grew up in Virginia Beach, VA. She has a degree in Journalism from Elon University and a Master’s in Social Work from UNC Charlotte. Before moving to Charlotte in 2012, Kelsey served on staff with Campus Outreach at Wingate University for four years. In addition to Cross Park, she works full-time for a local non-profit mentoring at-risk young adults. In her free time, Kelsey can be found enjoying the outdoors (especially anything involving the water), live music, spontaneous road trips, keeping up with current events, and attempting to remake any handcrafted item she finds in stores.
Erin was born and raised in Charlotte, NC. She holds a Bachelors degree in Sports, Entertainment, and Event Management from Johnson & Wales University – Charlotte, NC and a Masters Degree in Arts Administration from SCAD – Savannah, GA. While she is not doing administrative work for Cross Park, she is wrangling her three small children at home. Erin is passionate about art, nonprofits, adoption and family. Erin and her husband, Jon, started attending Cross Park in late 2013. Jon and Erin have three kids: Amelia, Allen & Drew.
Missy grew up in Blacksburg, Virginia, and moved to Charlotte in 1997 after graduating from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management. She worked in catering, event and project management in the corporate world before retiring to have her first of 3 boys. Missy and her husband Stanton were a part of the church planting team that started Cross Park Church. She joined the staff as the church bookkeeper in July, 2017. When she can find spare time, Missy enjoys working in her yard, cooking, traveling and spending time with her family.