Ronnie & Janet Luminais
New Orleans natives, Ronnie and Janet have been married 40+ years. Saved in 1976, the Luminais have involved themselves in various ministries over the years. Ronnie has participated in drama, choir, and played the drums for worship. Janet served in choir, drama, children’s ministry, and has lead home Bible studies. Several years ago, they joined RAVEN Ministries, and have been part of CrossLife Fellowship since it’s beginning. In addition to serving wherever there is a need, Ronnie and Janet are Deacons . The Luminais have 3 daughters, 4 granddaughters, and 2 great-grandchildren.
Contact Ronnie: 504-914-7576.
Contact Janet: 504-606-1619
Pastor Chris & Shellie St. Jean
A graduate of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Pastor Chris serves as the Family Ministry Pastor of CrossLife Fellowship Church. He married his beautiful wife Shellie in 1995. The St. Jeans have been in ministry since 1994, and have ministered in Massachusetts, North Carolina, and New Orleans before making Louisiana their home. They have five children - Hannah, James, Thomas, Rachel, and Sarah. James recently married Clarrisa Derrick.
Contact Pastor Chris: 504-344-4827
David V. Loy
Born-again as a young teen, David has served as a witness of the Gospel and within local church ministry since his high school years. Both born and raised in Southeast Louisiana, he now serves as head of the Usher & Greeter Ministry (L.I.F.E. Ministries), as well as in various other ministries at CrossLife, to include youth, homeless outreach, and discipleship.
Contact David: 504-875-5351
Pastor Sam & Lucy Croghan
Pastor Sam serves as Lead Pastor of CrossLIfe Fellowship Church. Married since 1987, the Croghans have served the Body of Christ in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Florida, Texas and Louisiana in areas of church planting, pastoring, urban missions, and leadership development. They have two children, Joshuah and Meghan. Joshuah lives in North Carolina with his wife, Alisha, and their two daughters. Both are teachers, as well as photographers (in their "off" time), serving the body of Christ where needed. Meghan (Schimke) serves as CrossLife's Children's Ministry leader, along with her husband Johnathon. The Schimkes have one child, with another on the way.
Contact Pastor Sam: 504-344-4827
Pastor Brian & Irena Eitelmann
Born-again in October, 2004, Pastor Brian served several years as a youth and worship leader in his then-home church in Lake Worth, FL. In 2011 he moved to New Orleans where he obtained his Bachelor's degree in Biblical Studies. He and Irena both interned and staffed at the Raven Ministries Int'l Training Center until they married in June 2016. Pastor Brian now serves as one of CrossLife's Associate Pastors, as well as the Worship Leader, and Youth Pastor. Irena serves the body of Christ as Nursery Director. The Eitelmanns have a son, Joshua.
Contact Pastor Brian: 504-344-4827
Johnathon & Meghan Schimke
From Pearl River, LA, Johnathon moved to the Southshore in 2015 to deepen his relationship with the Lord. Previously attending seminary, the move afforded him opportunity to involve himself in practical ministry. Playing several instruments, Johnathon serves on the CrossLife worship team, and co-leads Kids' Church with his wife, Meghan. Moving to New Orleans with her parents in 2011, Meg is from Baltimore, MD, and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Global Missions. She has served in several areas over the years, to include children's church, street preaching, neighborhood and underprivileged outreach. Both Schimkes have a passion for outreach and children. They have one daughter, Layla, and are currently expecting their second child.
Contact Johnathon: 985-768-7963
Contact Meg: 504-920-6942
Pastor Darrel & Michele Overland
Raised on the West Bank, Darrel and his bride, Michele, have been married for 30+ years. Jesus entered Darrel’s heart in June 2000 at a little community church. Since that time, the Lord has worked to transform him and Michele into servants to the Body of Christ. In addition to being a true servant, Darrel’s passion is to follow and help others know Jesus. Formerly one of CrossLife's deacons, Pastor Darrel now heads CrossLife's Men's Ministry, and Outreach ministry, which includes U.G.I. Ministry (Under God's Influence), ministering to the homeless. Michele helps in nursery, helps cook for Café, and serves anywhere else a need arises. They have one adult son, Dantin.
Contact Pastor Darrel: 504-344-4827