MEET OUR TEAM

Norman and Sandra Howell

Norman and Sandra Howell

Senior Pastors

Married 40 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…

They can be reached bt email at: norman@thecrossroads and sandra@thecrossroads or by calling the church office at: 956-727-4774

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 claudia@thecrossroads.org

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.” Reach Gabe by calling the church office at: 956-727-4774

Mark Abrego

Mark Abrego

Director of Student Ministries, including Middle School/High School and College

Mark has a relational ministry style and passion for Jesus. He teaches the Word with impact and has a shepherd’s heart. Mark can be reached by email at:

mark@thecrossroads.org

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: angelica.ayala8@gmail.com

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.

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. Reach Johnny by calling the church office at: 956-727-4774 or emailing him at:

jonathan@thecrossroads.org

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 marissa@thecrossroads.org

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: noe@thecrossroads.org

Roger & Priscilla Averitt

Roger & Priscilla Averitt

Tech Dept. Coordinators and Associate Directors of the Sunday services video programming and camera crews.

Roger and Priscilla coordinate all things technical at the Crossroads are in charge of filming and directing the video, programming and camera crews for our Sunday services. Priscilla serves as co-director of visual and performing arts. Roger and Priscilla can be contacted at the church office: 956-727-4774

Missy Standlee

Missy Standlee

Producer of Print Media

“Missy” is our go to person for all announcements and bulletins. She may be reached by email at

missycrossroads@yahoo.com

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