OUr Team


Crossroads Church is lead by the staff, ministry team leaders and the church board. 

  • Charles Newman

    Lead Pastor


    Responsible for: vision and strategy, staff development, preaching, teaching, missional communities, and discipleship, stewardship and fundraising

    Charles planted Crossroads in 2014 with a core group of friends. His thoughtful teaching, passion for the Word and counseling experience has helped our ministry grow into the thriving community of believers we are today.  He is married to Jenifer, a school teacher and together they have 5 children. 

  • Kelly Dunlap

    Church Admin/Assist. to Pastor Charles


    Kelly Dunlap is responsible for  administration.  Kelly serves as the Church Administrator and Assistant to Pastor Charles.  Kelly is married to Lyle and together they have two boys, Tobee and Kyle.  Kelly was born in Chicago (yes she's a die-hard Bears fan) but has lived in Arizona for 40 years.  She is a huge Disney and Star Wars fan and loves to watch sports.  Kelly is also one of the managers at The Station Coffee Company.   Kelly loves to hang out with her friends and go on dates with her husband.  Kelly can be reached by phone/text at  480-849-2465.

  • Toby Haugen

    Worship Arts Director


    As the Worship Director, Toby is responsible for planning and leading worship for Crossroads.  Toby has a background in music education and school leadership.  He has a passion for using music as a vehicle for people to worship and experience God.  He and his wife Melissa have three sons .  They have called Arizona home since 2004. 

  • Michelle Scavo

    Worship Coordinator


    Michelle is responsible for making sure our worship teams run smoothly.  Michelle coordinates with our preaching, music, online and worship volunteer teams  to oversee the worship related ministry operations.   

  • Nicole Crowder

    Next Generation Coordinator


    Nicole is married to Chris and they have two children, son Maxwell and daughter Brooklyn. She is responsible for our Family Ministry.  She enjoys singing in our praise band.  Born and raised Presbyterian,  She works as a teacher for FUSD.  Nicole has been involved with the church her whole life.  She also made memories that will last a lifetime through our mission work around town, stateside, and out of the country.
  • Rachel Evans

    ASU Ministry Program Director


    Rachel has a passion for building community and supporting individuals to find their own way to shine. She runs a children's  theatre in San Tan Valley.  Currently, she is a student at Arizona State University in the ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts. Rachel is a LGBTQIA+ advocate, artist and raising 3 stellar children.

Church Board

The Church Board is a gifted body of spirit-filled leaders who jointly oversee and sheered the Body of Christ at Crossroads.  The Church Board is made of "Elders" who are elected by the congregation to provide spiritual and governing oversight.  As well as being responsible for poly making (as outlined in the constitution) on behalf of the congregation.

  • Pastor Charles Newman (President) is from L.A. California.  He's an avid Laker and Dodger fan.  In his down time he enjoys traveling,  reading and hanging out with family and  friends. 

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  • Sam Pagliari (Treasurer, 2021-2023) is a retired pharmacist from Pennsylvania.  He's a champion marksmen and enjoys the outdoors. 

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  • Deb Olson (Secretary 2023-2025) moved to Phoenix full time in August  of 2019 after retiring as a financial advisor for 27 years. Her husband is Michael and our son Matthew lives in Omaha Nebraska.

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  • Jan Martin (2021-2023) moved to Arizona in 1958 and raised all her kids here. She came from Presbyterian and Baptist background before coming to Crossroads.  She loves working with community things and helping people.

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  • Tina Justice (Vice President 2022-2024) moved to Arizona from Kentucky ten years ago.  She is a retired teacher who loved her years working with children.  Tina and her husband have two wonderful grandchildren.

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  • Tim Sersig  (At-large 2024) proud husband to his wife Cindy for 16 years and counting. He has 5 children Timothy, Ciara, George, Grant, and Hunter. Tim has been actively serving in the Army for 25 years.  He is set for retirement in the very near future.   He serves as a volunteer with the Pinal County Sheriff’s office as a Posse Patrol. 

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  • Rondi Eggenberger (At-large 2024) proud wife of Tanner for 25 years. They have 1 child, Jacob and don't forget the Bernadoodle baby Loki! Rondi is semi-retired, currently working one day a week at A&A Audiology in Scottsdale and coach CrossFit classes at CrossFit Solid Gold in Queen Creek. She spends the rest of my time as an avid reader and golfer.

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