Pastor Tyler Parson leads the ministry of the Word and worship at CrossRidge. He works with our elders to communicate our vision, equip leaders, and shepherd the flock. PT was born and raised in Storm Lake, IA. He's a graduate of Northwestern College (Orange City, IA). He's been in pastoral ministry with the EFCA Central District for thirteen years, and is ordained in the Evangelical Free Church of America. Pastor Tyler and his wife, Mel, have have three children (Silas, Deacon, and Tabitha). He enjoys spending time with family, creating music, reading, the Boston Red Sox, traveling, eating spicy food, & being outdoors.
Gayle Brown provides administrative support to the church. She and husband (Mike) moved to Holstein from Victorville, CA in 2013. They have one adult son (Christopher), a daughter-in-law (Stacy), and three grandchildren. Gayle's gifts of organization, administration, mercy, and music help us fulfill our mission. She enjoys expressing her creativity through Stampin' Up projects and loves spending time with family.