fellowship staff

We have a passion for people, our city and our world. Our culture and leadership is characterized by worship, the love of God, and a genuine call to ministry. These core values have been shaped by our rich history of great co-workers and energy; always pressing forward in our call to love God and love others.

  • Stan cruse, jr.


    Stan has been leading our church for over 15 years. His insightful teaching, passion for the Word, and experience has helped our ministry grow into the thriving community of believers we are today. He is dedicated to proclaiming the saving grace and redemption of Jesus, and to equipping others to grow in their relationship with God and others, while serving those in need.

  • STan cruse, III

    Student pastor & Church admin.

    Stan came on board three years ago to help lead our Middle and High School Ministries. He brings fresh perspective, life, and authentic connection to our Student Ministry, and has continued to foster community and spiritual growth in the lives of our students. This spring he took on the roll of Church Administrator as well, and has continued to become an integral part of our leadership team.  

  • Jordan lobbestael

    events coordinator

    Jordan began working as a volunteer with our Middle School girls while in college, and in 2016 joined our staff as the Events Coordinator.  She brings her experience and expertise from her continued work with Premier Productions to help our church better organize and communicate the numerous activities and ministries offered to our church and local communities. 


  • Ryan Brownlow

    Associate pastor, Worship & family life ministries

    Ryan has been working at the Fellowship for over 10 years, originally joining our staff as Student Pastor.  He now overseas the Family Life Ministry and works closely with other staff and volunteers within our Student Ministries.  He became our Worship Leader in 2012, and overseas the digital, media arts, and web-based needs of the church as well.  


  • Alan FailLA

    Children's Pastor, Upward Director

    Alan is our Children's Pastor and also serves as the director of our Upward Sports programs.  He is passionate about sharing Christ with children and students.  His positive and joyful personality allows for genuine connection with our children, and his love and dedication to them is made evident in his willingness to serve our families.