Pastors | Staff | Elders

Chris Gillespie

Lead Pastor/Elder

Chris is married to Adrienne and has 3 children.  Since leaving Colorado, Chris has settled in Turlock and is overseeing the preaching and teaching at Crossroads, as well as the staff.

Chet Reid

Executive Pastor

Chet is a native Californian born in Modesto and  was raised in the surrounding communities. He has been married to Theresa Antognini fifty years. They have two adult children and seven grandchildren.
As the executive pastor, Chet guides the day to day organization. He works specifically with the Senior Pastor, Elders, and Missions team.

Vance Kelley

Connection Pastor

Vance was born and raised in Roseville, CA. He and his wife Cathy have been married for over 30 years and have two daughters.
Vance oversees Community Groups, Sunday Morning Connections Team, Men's Ministry, Women's Ministry, Shepherd's Staff Ministry and Discipleship.

Dana Johnson

Students Director

Dana is from Milwaukee, Wisconsin! She has lived in Turlock and attended Crossroads since 2014. Dana has been married to Chris since July 2019.
Dana currently oversee's the High School, Middle School Ministries.

Marti Chance

Children's Director

Marti Chance is the leader of a group of women within Crossroads that are heading up Children's Ministry. 

Support Staff

Jennie Laney

Pastoral Assistant/Database
Jennie is the first face you see when you come to the Crossroads Office.  From assisting staff to scheduling Sunday volunteers and readying the Main Venue for service, Jennie does it all!

Kim Esau

Assistant to Lead Pastor & Marketing
Kim runs all social media, weekly bulletins and any email/text correspondence to the congregation in addition to being the Assistant to the Lead Pastor. Always willing to help when there is need, you can find her working the front desk when Jennie is out of town.

Scott Jerner

Facilities Coordinator
Scott is our facility handyman and jack of all trades.  You can frequently find him checking on our large campus, maintaining the grounds or setting up rooms for meetings. If you see any issue, Scott is the man to contact!

Zach Laney


Christian Laney


Nolan McIntire


Elder Board

Tom Chance

Chairman of the Board

Chris Gillespie

Jason De Groot

Bob Schmidt

Bret Sutterly

Jeff Esau

Keith Landmeier