Church StAFF

Through love serve one another. 

Galatians 5:13

  • John Pavlica


    Pastor John has served in ministry for over 20 years. Ordained with the C&MA, he is gifted in connecting with people, building relationships and leading many toward Jesus. His leadership skills continuously equip the church to grow in faith. He's traveled around the country and served short term in different nations. Pastor John and his wife Jennifer have been married for over 25 years. They have 4 children.


  • Barbara ARNDT


    Barbara Arndt has served at the church secretary since 2012. Barbara resides in Sturgeon with her husband, Kevin, and is the mother of 3 children. Barbara has been a great administrative asset to our church!


  • Lisa Fanning

    worship leader

    Originally from Eastern Pennsylvania, Lisa grew up as a pastor's kid in  Philadelphia. After moving to Pittsburgh in 1982, Lisa has spent much of her adult life serving in music and youth ministries. She has been a member of Cross Connections Alliance Church since 2005 and has been serving as Worship Leader for over 10 years. Lisa also led our Women's Ministry from 2009-2016. Lisa and her husband Jack have been happily married since 1983 and have three adult children.

  • Jack Fanning

    Media Lead & Head Trustee

    Jack Fanning has been our media lead for over 12 years and has brought a high level of professionalism to all we do!


    Bob Stewart (percussion), Alice McWreath (vocals), Lisa Fanning (vocals and acoustic guitar), and Bill McWreath (vocals and keys).