Elders are nominated and elected by a majority vote of sitting elders for renewable two year terms according to 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1. The broader vision, mission and governance associated with the Crossroads implementation of annual ministry plans through the pastors, staff and church body are prayerfully vetted and ratified on an annual basis. The elders meet on the 2nd Monday evening of each month.
General Powers:
The Board of Elders shall oversee all of the affairs of the Church and shall be the final authority within the Church.
The “affairs of the Church” shall include, but not limited to the following:
  • Care for the welfare of the Church (1 Peter 5:1-4)
  • Exhort the Church in sound doctrine (Titus 1:9, Acts 20:28-31)
  • Serve as the sole authority for interpretation of Scripture (Titus 1:9, 2 Timothy 3:16)
  • Review and Approve the Confessional (Doctrinal) Standards (Acts 15:2)
  • Oversee the Pastor Offices including hiring, performance evaluation, disciplinary matters, and the filling of a vacancy (1 Timothy 3:1-7)
  • Oversee the Elder Preparation & Selection Process (Acts 14:23, Titus 1:5)
  • Oversee the appointment of the Officers (Acts 14:23)
  • Pray for the sick (James 5:14)
  • Review and Approve the Vision, Mission, and Ministry Plan (Luke 14:28, Proverbs 29:18)
  • Edit and maintain the church Bylaws (Acts 16:4-5)
  • Oversee Legal and Financial Matters (Acts 11:29-30)
  • Oversee the care & maintenance of the property (Psalm 24:1)
  • Administer Church Discipline (Matthew 18:15-20, 1 Corinthians 5:13)
  • Conduct Membership Hearings (Acts 20:28-29)


Bylaws for Christ’s ongoing leadership and governance of Crossroads can be found here:

Our Board of Elders:

Jason Arrigo

Mark Bramstedt

Lee Bryan

Larry Deguisne

Mike Fitzpatrick

Scott Hansen

Doug Overstreet

Daren Snow

Matt Stovall

Brian VanDerway

Fred Young

Michael Yui

Elders Emeriti: Rich Cannavino, Vance Cryder, Chad Cutshall, Brad Hiller, Dave Pedraza, and Rob Reeb
Our Board of Elders can be reached at elders@crossroadsconnect.net.