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.
GRANT BEACHYAssociate Pastor
Grant grew up in Carlisle PA and came to know Christ at an early age under the godly influence of his Christian parents and solid Church family.
Grant grew up in Carlisle, PA and came to know Christ at an early age under the godly influence of his Christian parents and solid Church family. The Beachys have been in pastoral ministry here in the Carolinas since Grant finished his MDiv at Covenant Seminary in 2003: seven years as an assistant pastor in Greenville, SC and then eleven years as a solo pastor in Jacksonville, NC. Grant is delighted to join the Cross Park team and serve as the Associate Pastor. Grant and Sara have five children: one off at college (Anna Catherine), two here in Charlotte (Colin & Bailey) and two already with the Lord.
WILL MILKSWorship Director
After growing up playing piano, Will picked up the guitar and quickly preferred the instrument that’s easier to carry.
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!
ERIN MARTINSONAdministrative Assistant
Erin was born and raised in Charlotte, NC. Erin and her husband, Jon, started attending Cross Park in late 2013.
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. Erin and her husband, Jon, started attending Cross Park in late 2013. While she is not doing administrative work for Cross Park, she is a stay at home mom. Erin is passionate about adoption, racial justice, and her family.
Polly started attending Cross Park the summer of 2014 with her family when they moved to Charlotte.
Polly grew up in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, daughter of SIM missionaries. She attended Taylor University, graduating with a journalism degree, which she has used in the international development industry for 20+ years. Polly is married to Patrick, and they have two boys–Eoin and Finn. The Thatches started attending Cross Park the summer of 2014, when they moved to Charlotte, and are pleased to be at a church that they love.
KATIE GIGNACChildren's Ministry Coordinator
Katie and her husband, Brad, have been attending Cross Park since August of 2016.
Katie and her husband, Brad, have been attending Cross Park since August of 2016. They have three little girls: Natalie, Leah, and Emily. Katie grew up in Virginia, and is the middle of three girls. She is a stay at home mom for their three little girls and serves at Cross Park as Children’s Ministry Coordinator. Katie grew up on a dairy farm where she seldom helped with farm chores. She loves tea, cats, baking, crafts, hand sanitizer, and Christmas. She would love to meet you and learn more about you.
REBECCA JACKSONNursery Coordinator
Tim and Rebecca have been going to Cross Park since 2011. They were instantly drawn to the sound teaching and gospel-focused ministries.
Rebecca is a Charlotte native. She has her bachelors of science in nursing from UNC-Charlotte, where she met her husband, Tim. They have been married since 2010 and have four children. After a brief career in nursing, Rebecca has enjoyed taking care of her four young children full time. Tim and Rebecca have been going to Cross Park since 2011. They were instantly drawn to the sound teaching and gospel-focused ministries. Rebecca is thrilled to have the opportunity to serve Cross Park families through nursery ministry.
KATHERINE BARRINGERWomen's Ministry Coordinator
Katherine was born in Charlotte, NC, and grew up in the Waxhaw area. She and her family began attending Cross Park Church in May 2021.
Katherine was born in Charlotte, NC, and grew up in the Waxhaw area. She and her husband Fitz have two children, Adlai and Wynnie, and a dog named Dewey. Katherine attended UNC-Chapel Hill and is currently studying at Reformed Theological Seminary pursuing a MA in Biblical Studies. She and her family began attending Cross Park Church in May 2021.
ANDREW LUCHENBILLYouth Director
The Luchenbills moved to Charlotte, NC in the summer of 2023 to serve as the Youth Ministry Director at Cross Park Church.
Andrew grew up a PCA youth pastor’s kid in the metro Atlanta, GA area. After graduating from Covenant College in 2020, he has served in student ministry at multiple churches, most recently in Birmingham, AL and Carrollton, GA. He is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity degree. The Luchenbills moved to Charlotte, NC in the summer of 2023 to serve as the Youth Ministry Director at Cross Park Church.
Andrew and his wife, Morgan, have one child, Lizzy Clay. He enjoys playing and listening to music, Michigan State and Alabama football, all things Star Wars, and playing disc golf.
NICK DEVUSSERPastoral Intern
Nick and his wife Sarah moved from East Tennessee to Charlotte in July of 2019.
Nick and his wife Sarah moved from East Tennessee to Charlotte in July of 2019. For the past two years Nick has worked with RUF at Queens University of Charlotte as a campus ministry intern. Sarah is a registered nurse with Atrium Health. They don’t have children yet, but they do have a little fur baby named Spurgeon. Nick is continuing to work with RUF part-time while he enrolls at RTS Charlotte with plans to receive his Masters in Divinity. After his time at RTS, he would love to be a Campus Minister with RUF. In his free time, Nick is either lifting weights, playing disc golf with David Carter, watching sports, playing sports, or trying a new restaurant with Sarah.