Pastors

Welcome Rev. Susan Sytsma Bratt

On September 15, 2019, the Rev. Susan Sytsma Bratt delivered her first sermon as the new Lead Pastor and Head of Staff at Crossroads Presbyterian Church. After serving for nine years as Associate Pastor at Northridge Presbyterian Church in Dallas, TX, Rev. Bratt has become the fifth lead pastor in Crossroads’ rich 62-year history. “In reading about Crossroads’ mission, and speaking with the PNC (Pastor Nominating Committee), I felt drawn to its charge to welcome, love, and bind together through the grace of Jesus.”
Click here to read the Statement of Faith of Rev. Susan Sytsma Bratt.

If you or a loved one needs pastoral care, please contact Pastor Susan or call the church office.

 

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Welcome Rev. Scott Samuelson
On August 30, 2020, the Rev. Scott Samuelson was unanimously elected to serve as Associate Pastor of Discipleship, beginning September 14. He  will serve in the areas of Adult Education, Mission & Outreach, share in pastoral care and worship leadership. Scott   was most recently employed as both a university chaplain and director of student leadership and formation at Trinity International University in Deerfield, Ill. Prior to working at the collegiate level, Scott has been an Associate Pastor of Adult Ed and Pastoral Care at First Presbyterian Church in Fort Dodge, IA., Director of Student Ministry at First Presbyterian Church in Libertyville, IL and a Campus & Urban Minister for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship in Chicago.  Scott and his wife, Haley, and son, Elijah, live in Gurnee, Illinois.
Click here to read Pastor Scott’s Statement of Faith.