Chad Murphy - Senior Pastor

Chad has been married to his wife, Carrie, for twenty years and has two children. In 2002, he received his calling from God to use his passion for teaching in full-time ministry. He attended and graduated from Bethel Seminary. Chad is a God-honoring pastor with a deep passion for teaching and sharing God’s word, and a caring heart for shepherding and counseling.

Craig Sandberg - Financial Manager

Church Staff

Vic Sayler - Maintenance




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Mike Dirks - Worship Leader

Mike has been involved with the Music and Worship Ministry at Cross of Christ for over ten years. He has a wealth of experience in a variety of musical settings. Mike wants to encourage people to worship God with their heart, soul, mind, and strength, as well as with their musical talents and skills. Mike has a degree in secondary mathematics education from Bethel College with a minor in music. He is currently employed by the Lakeville School district, where he has taught math for over thirty years. He and his wife Linda have five children ages 12 - 21.

Britta Maly - Children's Ministry & Youth Ministry


Timothy Maly -  Office Manager