Family Focused. Christ Centered.

Family Focused, Christ Centered




Raising Up A Generation of World Changers



Middle School through High School Youth ministry. TheEncounter is about young people living all-out for God!

Our Extended Ministry Family

Autonomous ministries that are a part of the extended family of Norman and Sandra Howell and Church of the Crossroads.

DRAW Women's Fellowship

Attention Women! We invite you  to join us at Laredo Church of the Crossroads for worship, fellowship and fun!

Worship Team

We were created to worship and have that love relationship God. Join us as we reach out and touch His heart!

Worldwide Ministry Family

These are those who we stand with and support as they serve the King.

Men of Promise

The Men Of Promise of Church of the Crossroads are committed to helping build strong families through a closer walk with Jesus Christ.

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Sundays—9:30 am (Spanish) 11:30am (English) and 1:30pm (English)


Sunday Schedule


  • 9:30am Spanish Service
  • 11:00am – 11:25am Fellowship
  • 11:30am English Service
  • 1:30pm English Service
  • Nursery (0-24 months) 9:30 and 11:30
  • Pre-School (2-4 years) 11:30 in Fellowship Hall
  • Explorers (Kinder, 1st and 2nd grade) 9:30 and 11:30 Fellowship Hall
  • Disciplemakers (3rd, 4th, 5th grade) 9:30 and 11:30 in Portable A  
Wednesday Schedule


  • 7:00pm Men of Promise in Eagle’s Nest (Portable B)
  • 7:00pm The Gate Keepers (Portable D)
  • 7:00pm TheEncounter (ages 12-17, in the Sanctuary)
  • 7:00pm Kingdom Kidz (ages 5-11 in the Fellowship Hall)
  • 6:45pm Women United (at Harvest House, 402 McPherson Dr.)
  • 6:45pm Women United ( 405 Merlin Rd.)
  • 6:45pm Mujeres Unidas (en la casa de Dra. Noelia, 403 Surrey)

If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.

2 Chronicles 7:14

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Norman and Sandra Howell

Norman and Sandra Howell

Senior Pastors

Married 38 years, Pastors Norman & Sandra Howell have had a diverse and impactful ministry on three continents with a major focus on Latin America as well as the United States. In 1983 they founded the Laredo Church of the Crossroads with the idea of seeing a duplication of their efforts through team ministry on an even greater scale. READ MORE…
Mark Abrego

Mark Abrego

Director of Student Ministries

Mark has a relational ministry style and passion for Jesus. He teaches the Word with impact and has a shepherd’s heart. He also serves as Associate Director of Video Production.
Gabe Valdez

Gabe Valdez

Worship Director

An anointed and gifted guitarist and vocalist, Gabe is one of the most dynamic worship leaders in South Texas. He has an unwavering passion to touch the heart of God. In his own words: “All of our attention and reverence should be pointed toward the one who loved us so much to “stop eternity” long enough for us to have this moment to enter into His presence with boldness under the blood of the Lamb.”
Claudia Quiroga

Claudia Quiroga

Administrative Assistant to the Pastors

Claudia is  the Administrative Assistant and Personal Assistant to the Senior Pastors. She has a servant’s heart, a love for people and a commitment to excellence. She may be reached at the church office 956-727-4774 or by email at

Johnny Arias

Johnny Arias

Assistant Worship Leader and Chief Maintenance Engineer

A man of many talents, Johnny is a team player who knows how to get things done. He is a “go to” leader with a servant’s heart and a gift for creativity.
John G. Achord II

John G. Achord II

Video Editor and Student Ministries Team Member

We have been blessed at Church of the Crossroads with quality video production. We are grateful for John’s talent and hard work in this area, as well as his passion for the things of God.
Angie Ayala

Angie Ayala

Children’s Department Administrator

Angie is a tireless servant of God who faithfully watches over our young treasures at the Crossroads. She can be reached by email at:
Marissa Guitierrez

Marissa Guitierrez

Financial Administrative Assistant

We are blessed to have such a competent, gifted person as Marissa handling our books here at the Crossroads. All questions about donations and billing can be directed to her. She can be reached by calling the church at 956-727-4774 or by emailing her at
Noe Sanchez II

Noe Sanchez II

Sound Tech Coordinator and Music Department Technical Coordinator

One of the distinguishing characteristics of the Church of the Crossroads is the excellent line-up of young leaders that are carrying the weight of church operations. One such leader is Noe Sanchez II,  a creative prodigy who has grown up in our midst. He can be reached by email at:
Noelia Martinez

Noelia Martinez

Spanish Ministry Special Events Coordinator

Noelia serves as our ambassador to the Spanish speaking community, and she does it with poise and anointing. She may be contacted at the church office by phone.

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