Church StAFF

  • John Pavlica


    Pastor John started on staff in 2019. He's served in ministry for almost 20 years. He has a heart for leading people toward Jesus Christ and equipping the church to continuously grow in faith. Pastor John and his wife Jennifer have been married for 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

    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).