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Andy and Renee Arriola have been at Crosspoint for more than 12 years and are so excited to be leading a Small Group! Andy has been practicing dentistry in Temecula for 35 years, and Renee was a special education teacher and has taught swimming for over 30 years. Collectively, they have five children, all in their 20s. When they aren’t watching a sporting event, you can find them on a long walk, cycling, swimming, or enjoying a nice barbecued meal at home together. Hand in hand, Andy and Renee love the Lord and serve him with all their heart.




Rudy and Allison Ramirez have been part of Crosspoint’s community for 7 years and have 2 boys who are 5 and 1 years old. Rudy is a former gleefully sarcastic Jungle Cruise skipper and now serves as Crosspoint’s Communications Director. He enjoys reading classical literature and theology, continually tweaking his chocolate chip cookie recipe, and spontaneous Charleston contests. Allison is a teacher specializing in literacy who enjoys quoting You’ve Got Mail and being a chocolate chip cookie taste tester. As a family, they like going on walks and turning their inconveniences into adventures.


Darrell and Rebecca Robinson have been married for 20 years and have attended Crosspoint for over 9 years. They have 2 children, a boy and a girl (14 and 12), and a labradoodle. Darrell is an Animation Manager for Sony PlayStation, and Rebecca is a stay-at-home mom and Crosspoint's Children’s Director. They enjoy relaxing poolside, having friends over, camping, and quad riding in the desert.




Gary and Gina Reinecke have been attending Crosspoint since 2015 and jumped into Small Groups right away. Gary is a ministry coach and trainer and Gina has a national nutrition and lifestyle coaching company. They are the proud parents of 2 young adults, Joel and Zoe. Gary is a huge fan of international soccer while Gina is a fan of the wireless headset she bought him so he could listen to his soccer games!


Ken and Barbie Thomas have been married 21 years and have attended Crosspoint for 7 years. In their spare time, they enjoy riding mountain bikes and dirt bikes, playing with their 3 grandkids, and having adventures camping in their RV.





Steve Allen and his wife Pam have been part of Crosspoint for 3 years. He is retired from his work in Distribution and Logistics, Technical Support, Customer Service, and Marketing. His hobbies include photography, amateur radio (Ham Radio), and technical.


Frank and Judi Pettinato are both retired. Judi was a nurse for 40 years and loved her career helping others. Frank worked as a senior maintenance mechanic for a water district. They've attended Crosspoint for 5 years and have 3 grown children and 2 grandchildren. They love to walk and fellowship with others and often take short day trips.


Eddy and Janetta Pickering have been going to Crosspoint for 4 years and enjoy being involved in Small Groups. Eddy, a retired Navy veteran, currently works at Palm Springs Airport as an aircraft mechanic. Janetta has spent the last two decades in education, as a high school teacher and counselor. Eddy and Janetta love traveling, going to the beach, and serving the Lord.




Grant and Maggie Bell have been married for 17 years and attending Crosspoint for 6 years. Maggie serves in Crosspoint Kids Ministry and Grant is part of the Men’s Ministry leadership team. They have 2 girls, Natalie (12) and Emily (7), 1 dog, and 2 cats. They love family movie nights and golfing together.


Alex and Amanda Leitzke have 4 children: 20, 14, 10, and 7 years old. They've been attending Crosspoint for 17 years. They love the beach, bbq’s, playing board games, and concerts with family and friends! Alex works for Crosspoint as Facilities Director. Amanda is a cosmetologist and works as a Temecula tour host for the winery industry.


Chris and Stephanie Stout have been attending Crosspoint for about 10 years. They have three middle school aged children aged 14 and 12 (twins). Chris is a Navy Veteran and currently works at Western Lighting & Energy Controls on the Residential Specification Sales team. Stephanie is the "Director of Operations and Training" for the family. Chris enjoys golf, guns, and is a leader of one of our local Boy Scout Troops. Stephanie enjoys being outside, horseback riding, and being together as a family.




Marvin and Melodie Farr have been married for 38 years and have 2 adult children who are both married. They are blessed with 4 grandchildren. They enjoy spending time with friends and family in the evenings and watching the sunset in the backyard. They both have hobbies they enjoy—Marvin’s is woodworking and Melodie’s is cooking. They have been attending Crosspoint since 2010.


Mark and Marit Middlestead have been married for over 33 years. They have 3 adult children and 2 granddaughters. They enjoy spending time with their family, doting on their grandbabies, and relaxing with friends. They are both gratefully employed—he at the County of San Diego in Occupational Health and she at a local oncology facility.




Scott and Ann Harvey have been attending Crosspoint over 7 years. They are parents to Lauren, who is married, and Justin, who has special needs and lives at home. They are also blessed with a grandson, Leo. Scott enjoys tinkering with his ’72 VW bus, and he and Ann are both caregivers.


Adrian and Leslie Marine have been attending Crosspoint since 2013 and have led a Small Group for about 6 years. They have been married for 42 years and have two sons and a daughter as well as 7 grandkids. Adrian is a retired fire captain and also helps Leslie with her property management business. They’re also blessed to watch 6 of their grandkids during the week. For fun, Adrian enjoys studying the Bible, and Leslie loves to work on her photography. Together, they try to go camping as often as possible.




Kevin and Christi McIntosh have been married 16 years and enjoy camping, fishing, hiking, kayaking, off-roading, nature, and all God's creatures. They have 12-year-old twin boys in 7th grade, 2 Aussie herding dogs and a fresh-water fish tank with lots of colorful fishies.




Steve and Denise Redden have been married for 28 years and have 2 grown children. Steve is one of our Pastors, and Denise works as a Dental Assistant. They love to ride bikes, go to the movies, and enjoy hanging out with friends. Denise also loves her little dog, Gromit.


HOST: Marilyn Heinzman loves to delve into the Bible, her springboard is the message each week that takes her on incredible journeys discovering all aspects of the Word. Her hobbies include gardening and her recently joined book club, which she absolutely cherishes! She's lived in Temecula Valley for 19 years, and has been part of the Crosspoint family these past 11 years. Her family includes her daughter Alexandra, a senior at UCR, and Aslan …a very sweet, very big German Shepherd.




Rachelle and Justin Swannie met at Crosspoint back in 2011 have now been married for 7 years. They have a three-year-old girl and twin boys. They've been serving together as youth leaders in high school ministry since 2014, and both work full-time from home sharing with their online community on YouTube.




Rob and Brandi Walmsley have been attending Crosspoint for 10 years with this year being their 7th as small group leaders. They have been married for 30 years (this November) and have two adult children. Rob is a full time USAF Reservist with 25 years in the military. Brandi is a stylist and manages their salon. In their down time they like to ride their ATV’s, motorcycles, camp, and travel around the world!


HOSTS: Lance and Susan Montague moved from Minnesota in summer of 2020 and have been attending Crosspoint since October 2020. They have been married 23 years and have two girls ages 18 and 16. Lance works for a medical company as Telecommunications Service Delivery Manager and enjoys fishing, hunting, and woodworking. Susan is a former Worship Director and Software Quality Engineer who currently works as an English Learner Education Assistant in Temecula. She enjoys sewing, scrapbooking, and most of all, playing and creating music for Jesus. They both enjoy serving on the worship team together, traveling, and taking walks.





Bob and Katie Adauto have been married for 31 years and have 2 grown children. Bob is a retired police officer of over 28 years and Katie is a Director at church. In their spare time, Bob likes to write and Katie likes to find vintage items to decorate with and to resell. They have led Small Groups of various kinds for the past 9 years at Crosspoint and have the heart to lead people into God-centered marriages.




Jack and Jennifer Cook have attended Crosspoint for 8 years. Jack is an account manager for Anderson and Vreeland and Jennifer is a special education teacher. They have two boys living at home and three grown girls. They love going to the beach, boating at the river, and the Dodgers.


David and Melissa Redden have been married and attending Crosspoint for about 9 years. They are a blended family with three daughters ages 27, 24 and 19 and an almost 6-year-old son. They are full-time RVers traveling and taking their ministry, Fireside, on the road. David works from home as a programmer for United Health. Melissa works part time as wine club manager at Frangipani Estate Winery, is a homemaker, and homeschools their son Ezekiel. As a family they enjoy exploring new places, hiking, dancing, dressing up, working out, and wine tasting.




Randy and Melody Ekstrom have been attending Crosspoint for 4 years and have been Small Group hosts for 2. Randy has been a Navy Chaplain for over 20 years and they've lived all over the United States. Temecula has been their home since 2014. They have 3 grown children: Dietrich is in the Navy, Gabriel is enlisting in the Marine Corps, and Sophia is a freshman at the University of Oregon. Randy and Melody enjoy spending time with their children, going to the beach, and exploring new places.


Chris and Maureen Jacobsen have been married for over 15 years, and collectively have 2 adult children, 1 college Freshman son, 1 high school daughter, and 1 middle school daughter. They have been attending Crosspoint for 4 years after moving from Virginia. Chris is an Engineering Program Manager with Amentum, and Maureen is a homeschool mom. They enjoy motorcycle rides, cooking, and hanging out with friends and family. They look forward to sharing the best ways to navigate our complex and challenging lives through God’s truth, wisdom, and grace.




Rob and Melissa Gutierrez have been attending Crosspoint since 2005 and have been married for 16 years. They have 3 kids, "his, hers, and ours": Sarah, Jeanelle, and Robbie, and 2 gorgeous granddaughters, Sophia and Emmi. Rob is the co-owner & VP of Certified Mechanical Systems and wears many hats in the company. Melissa is a realtor and interior Designer/Decorator/Stager here in Temecula Valley. They really enjoy spending time with family and friends, BBQing, playing games, vacationing, and traveling.


Byron and Barbara Lucas have been married for 20 years and at Crosspoint for 9 years. They have 2 children: Brianna and Bryce. They are both former USMC Marines who now work for the Department of Defense—Barbara as a 911 dispatcher and Byron as a project manager. They enjoy being involved with their kid’s athletics, gardening, cooking, and watching the New Orleans Saints.


HOSTS: Tyler and Katie Priest have been attending Crosspoint for seven years. They have two children, Rhett (2.5 years old) and Sawyer (6 months old), and lots of fur babies. Tyler is a sales consultant and Katie is a high school English teacher, and they love traveling, swimming, and spending time with friends and family.




Duane and Kimberly Legg just celebrated their 27th anniversary, have four children at home, and also serve as foster parents. Duane is a principal at a local middle school. Kimberly is an English tutor and manages their busy home. Their family enjoys playing at the beach, taking excursions to Disneyland, and attending live theatre in San Diego and Los Angeles. Duane and Kim love the work that God is doing within their Small Group, and in their own hearts.




Jonathan and Tawni Morris have been married for 10 years and have 3 boys together (ages 5, 7, and 9). They have been attending Crosspoint for 4 years and both serve in Children's Ministry. Jonathan is a US Marine and enjoys playing softball and coaching sports. Tawni is the Admin & Support Coordinator for Crosspoint Kids and a homeschool mom, and loves the beach and outdoor adventures. They are both eager to dive deeper into the Word and see how God will work through their Small Group.




Danny and Ashlie Raymer have been married for 13 years, and attending Crosspoint for 12 years. They are both Behavior Analysts and specialize in the treatment for individuals with autism spectrum disorder. Their home stays fun with their kids: Brixton (10), Avonlea (8), and London (5). Ashlie likes finding the best deals and Danny enjoys CrossFit. They love laughing, making silly memories, and a delicious cup of freshly brewed coffee.


Trevor and Kasey Schultz have been happily married for 10 years and have attended Crosspoint for 8 of those years. Together they have 3 children, 2 daughters (7 and 5) and a son (9 months). Trevor works at Gosch Ford Temecula and Kasey is a stay-at-home mom. In their free time they enjoy gathering with friends and family, trying new cuisine, taking day trips, music, and movies.




Jen and Rod Salazar have been married for 21 years. They have attended and been involved with Crosspoint Church for over 16 years. They have four grown kids and are ready for the empty nesting phase of their lives. Very social and outgoing, they enjoy playing board games, cards, beach days, and are movie junkies. They tempt everyone to walk the narrow path with lumpia.


HOSTS: Larry and Anne Van Liew are newlyweds this year, who enjoy camping, hanging out with friends or family, walking/swimming at beach, hiking/enjoying mountains, playing games, and enjoying their 8 grandkids. Larry's been at Crosspoint for about 15 years, and Anne since it began. They look forward to hosting the best Small Group!




Gregg is blessed with 3 children and 3 grandchildren. He’s attended Crosspoint for 10 years, volunteers regularly around the church, and is passionate about sharing the love of God and good news of Jesus with others.





Sergio and Tara Martinez have been married 19 years and have attended Crosspoint for over 9 years. Sergio serves with Men's Ministry and works in sales of commercial golf/utility carts. Tara serves in various prayer ministries, is an active leader with Community Bible Study, and likes word art and crafts. They have a dog named Ginger and enjoy nature, live concert music, hosting family and friends, water sports and biking.

This group will take a deep dive into discipleship by working through the Discipleship Essentials course by Greg Ogden. The three core elements will be God's word, transparent relationships, and accountability. Each week will focus on a core truth from God's word, a bible memory verse, inductive bible study (observation, interpretation, application) and related reading. Group capacity is 4 men and 4 women. Course work will be shared/discussed separately by the men and women. The purpose of the study is to carry the discipleship message & tools forward by leading others through the program in the future.




GriefShare is a Christ-centered support group for people who have experienced the death of a spouse, child, family member, or friend. Each session features a video presentation of experts, ministers, and Christian counselors discussing topics like comfort, answers, and hope. Everyday people, who have gone through the grieving process, also share their stories of what has helped them deal with the pain of losing a loved one. Dennis and Laura Wick have 5 children and 3 lovely grandchildren. They served in their Arizona church as GriefShare leaders before relocating to Aguanga, east of Temecula. They love the outdoors, hiking, being near the ocean, and especially their grandkids. They are excited to serve as facilitators of the Crosspoint GriefShare Group.




We'll be studying the book of Galatians (section by section, verse by verse) with the goal of equipping men to excel in Christ through bible study, community, and discussion. Study will be lead by Paul Piorkowski. Paul has been married to his wife, Jodi, for 36 years. They have three grown married children and five grandchildren. He's an executive in the grocery industry with a passion for Bible study, evangelism, baptism, and leading Small Groups. He enjoys sports, his Airstream travel trailer, camping, golf, and football.




Rob and Jana Fraser were married in 1995 and have three teenagers. Jana is a nurse at a local hospital. Rob is one of the pastors and one of the newest people on staff at Crosspoint. They first came to Crosspoint when they moved to Temecula two years ago and immediately loved it. They love the beach and eating out!


HOSTS: Brandon and Andrea Garst were both born and raised in San Diego and have lived in French Valley for the past 6 years. They were married in 2008 and have three daughters—Kylene, Paisley, and Shiloh. They started attending Crosspoint a few months ago. You can find Brandon over at Greer 3 to 4 times a week mountain biking before work. As a family, they enjoy camping and spending time with family and friends. They look forward to meeting you!


Beth and Joey Sylvester have been attending Crosspoint for over 11 years and have been serving in small groups for 9 years. Joey works as a Safety Director for an aeronautics company and Beth is one the pastors here at Crosspoint. They have very full lives with 2 kiddos, ages 6 and almost 2 (1 foster), 2 dogs, and a vegetable garden. They love to be in nature whether camping, going for walks, or swimming, they are always outside. They have a deep desire for people to grow in their love and knowledge of Jesus.




Suzanne Hard has attended Crosspoint for 10 years. She has served as a Crosspoint Kids guide, a Small Group host, and a bible study leader for Women's Ministry. She is president of Suzanne Hard Consulting, which specializes in Leadership and Organizational Development with the Department of Defense, state and local governments, and colleges and universities. She served as an anthropologist on the Hopi Indian reservation, and this remains her primary outside interest—besides gardening. She has three children and six grandchildren.


Devonna Miller moved to the Temecula/Murrieta area from Fallbrook over 4 years ago to be closer to her two adult daughters and three grandchildren. She is retired, self-manages two local rental properties, and takes care of her 10-year-old grandson and her crazy Eskimo mix dog Daisy. She's been attending Crosspoint for nearly 4 years and enjoys serving with the Print Team and Care Ministry and attending Women's Bible Study. She's also served the past 2 years as “Collections Coordinator” for Operation Christmas Child in the Temecula/Riverside area. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking French and Mediterranean cuisine, reading historical fiction, and gardening.




Blake and Hannah Archiquette have been going to Crosspoint for over 10 years and have led the young adult group for 3. They love to host board game nights and other fun events. If you are a young adult, they'd love for you to join them Wednesday nights to grow closer to God and each other.

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