Meet the Team

Meet the Senior Pastor

Dr. Dwayne Mercer

Dr. Dwayne Mercer is a native of Georgia. He and his wife, Pam, have three adult children and six adorable grandchildren. They have served at CrossLife Church since 1993, as it has grown from 1,100 to 7,000 members and over 5,000 new believers have been baptized during that time.

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Ministerial Staff

Ryan Ritchie

Associate Pastor of Administration and Young Adults

Doug Osborn

East Campus Pastor

Pedro Alberto

Ministro de Iglesia Cruz De Vida

Wesley Arnes

Minister of Middle School

Jeff Dunson

Evangelism and Missions Minister

Drew Hopkins

Minister of Students and Outreach East Campus

Tim Johnson

Worship Arts Minister

Thomas Larison

Elementary Children's Minister

Herb Long

Minister of Median Adults

Kevin Matlock

Pastoral Care & Senior Adults Minister

Darryl Nelson

High School Minister

Brantley Scott

Minister of Online Services; Evangelism and Missions Associate

Ministry Directors

Autumn Gilbert

Director of Office Administration

Melanie Bishop

First Years Preschool Director

Michelle Chegwin

Preschool Director

Jeri Daniel

East Campus Kids Director

Mark Davis

Facilities Director

Rontina DeGraffenreid

Broadcast & Communications Director

Kathy Guzman

Financial Services Director

Todd Harris

Men's Ministry Director

Troy Kouts

IT Systems Administrator

Pam Mercer

Women's Ministry Director

Caleb Moshier

Production Director

Jessica Nicholas

AWANA Commander

Emily Norton

Marketing and Welcome Team Director

Support Staff

Shirley Rivera

Senior Pastor Administrative Assistant

Kara Ballentine

Pastoral Care, Evangelism & Senior Adults Administrative Assistant

Nicole Barker

Elementary Administrative Assistant

Kim Barrelle

Finance Assistant

Hunter Bruce

Student Ministry Associate

Cameron Clark

East Campus Intern

Kara Daniel

Students Administrative Assistant

Heather Graves

Preschool Administrative Assistant

Patrick Henderson

Worship Arts Associate

Aida Herrold

Church Hostess

June Hill


Laura Johnson

Preschool Administrative Assistant

Sheresa Kelley

Facilities Administrative Assistant

Christine Moshier

Worship Arts Clerk

Kaleigh Muth

East Campus, Students and College AVL Production Engineer Lead

Joyce Pellar

Worship Arts Administrative Assistant

Rachel McCormick

East Campus Administrative Assistant

Nick Pellar

Student Ministry Associate

Mervilee Riley


Denise Toavs

Preschool Administrative Assistant

Deonna Torres

Young Adults & Community Outreach Administrative Assistant

Vanessa Vasquez

Membership Assistant