Phone: (907) 317-5923
Ministry Involvement: Community Connections Team, OneSpace, Elder Team
Bio: Jeff came to know Jesus' love when he was 14 and he has walked and stumbled as a grateful follower ever since. He has been in ministry for over 25 years and his passion is seeing people set free from personal brokenness and finding freedom that only comes through Christ. He is married to the love of his life, Darlene, and they have two daughters, Allana and Rebecca, who bring them great joy. While he is still bitter he was never bitten by a radioactive something and got superpowers, he is still a comic book/sci-fi nerd who loves hiking, basketball and reading.
Phone: (402) 219-1020
Ministry Involvement: Youth Group, Communications, Men's Space, Camp Jubilee, I've Got A Name
Bio: Alex is first and foremost a broken and redeemed follower of Jesus. He is madly in love with his wife, Alyssa, lives for adventure, and enjoys being goofy. Helping humans discover and own who God has created them to be drives his passion and ministry. You can probably find him playing board games, arguing pointless theological points with friends, or pretending to be a Power Ranger.
New Beginnings Counseling Director
Phone: (402) 617-2685
Ministry Involvement: Counseling, Because People Matter, New Tribes Mission
Bio: Marty serves as a counselor, elder, and project coordinator (unofficially) at MiddleCross. He came to Christ in 1978 and has been in ministry for 36 years. He longs to walk alongside people and help them be set free in Jesus from the brokenness and pain that has often been overwhelming in their lives, especially focusing on the area of recovery from sexual abuse. Marty is still deeply in love with his “girlfriend“ Toni, as they have been married for over 38 years. They have six children and five grandchildren. He still loves to camp, build and remodel homes, and hang out with his African Grey Parrot, Jordan.
Bio: Jessica has been a devoted Christ-follower for 26 years. She is wife to Jeremy and mom to Cora. She has worked with children and families for 17 years and through that has developed a love for children and a passion to help them feel seen, heard, loved, and accepted. Relationships are of utmost important to her, and her favorite way to spend time is drinking coffee and listening to others share their heart. Jessica also loves musicals, reading inspiring nonfiction, learning about healthy living, personal development, and listening to music.
Phone: (402) 450-6021
Ministry Involvement: Sunday Worship Team, Audio/Visual Team
Bio: Dan was always interested in artistic creativity, including songwriting, poetry, and music. He remembers early on playing his “junior” guitar (ukulele) with his brother and harmonizing on songs. When he met his wife, Deb, they both had a passion and love for singing. Dan loves seeing others excel, not only in their artistic or technical gifting, but with their heart, in order to lead the body of Christ in deep, passionate worship. Dan has 3 beautiful daughters, Tara, Hilary, and Katie, and two adorable grandsons. He enjoys the outdoors (hiking/biking), college basketball, and remodeling his home.
Phone: (402) 466-2523
Ministry Involvement: Rosemont DayCare, Weddings
Playing, Laughing, Creating
Natural Curly Blonde Hair
Rosemont DayCare Director
Phone: (402) 617-2831
Ministry Involvement: Paying Bills & Keeping Accounts; Caring for the blessings God bestows on MiddleCross Church.
Bio: Danya is wife and best friend to Jon, and mom to Joe, Andrea, & Abbi. She is a people-person, a talker, softball mom, & a Steelers fan. A type A/control freak striving to let God be in control. A woman with a stubborn heart, but with a patient God, daily living Proverbs 3:5-6.
Phone: (402) 214-7595
Ministry Involvement: Keeping the church building spick and span, Koz International, KidsTown
Bio: Mike Fries (Pronounced - Freeze) is married to his beautiful wife, Lynette, and they have 3 kids (Logan, Mason, and Mayli). It sometimes feels like 4 with trying to clean one of the offices at the church (Alex). He accepted Christ in Aug 2011 and has been on a long journey of being changed and transformed. If you can't find him cleaning the church, you can be sure he is outdoors; either hunting, fishing, or spending time outside.