staff at cross church

  • Alan Duncalfe - Lead Pastor

    Alan and Gloria, with their family, have been dedicated to serving Cross Church for over 20 years. Their passion is to help people discover Christ and lead them into a dynamic relationship with Him.  In their spare time, they enjoy heading out to Banff to hike in the mountains. 

  • Janet chau - Manager of operations

    "LOVE OUR CHURCH! I can’t wait to see where God will lead us next!"

    Janet has been attending Cross Church since 1997 and started volunteering full-time at the church in 2015 when she retired from IBM after 27 years of service. Volunteering turned into a paid position and she now manages special projects at the church and is also the Office Director. Janet has happily been married for 18 years to her husband Denny; they love traveling and spending time at their cottage with their cat Nono.

  • Chris zielke - discipleship pastor

    "Don’t ever think you’re too far gone to come to church. You’re welcome here!"

    Chris joined our team in 2013, moving back to Winnipeg from Alberta. He serves as our Discipleship Pastor. He and his wife, Charlene have 3 wonderful children: Lauren, Michael, and Samuel. In Alberta, Chris worked for 8 years with Samaritan's Purse and Operation Christmas Child before jumping at the chance to move home to be closer to his and Charlene's families, and to work beside his great friend and mentor, Pastor Alan. 

  • Carolyn O'Neill - Children's ministry director

    Carolyn oversees all ministries relating to children from birth til they head off to Transit in grade 6. She spent 32 years teaching in Winnipeg, joining our staff after retiring, and is a lifelong attender of Cross Church. Carolyn and her husband, Barry have 2 adult children.

  • Terrin ramsey - media director

    "You never feel like an outsider here. Our church is family."

    Terrin currently works as our Media Director, keeping all of our digital spaces tidy and communicating to our congregation and community through print, graphics and social media. You will probably see her leading worship from time to time. She and her husband Brett have 2 children, Casey and Leo.

  • Nick Duncalfe - intern

    After a year abroad volunteering in Israel, Nick joined our staff as our intern and is helping out in many ministerial and practical ways, namely his time spent leading our Transit Ministry for Junior High students. Nick loves classical music and playing the piano.