The Bible’s model of leadership is upside down: leaders serve. In following Jesus, who humbled himself to serve others, we seek to imitate him as servants.




Ricky Alcantar – Lead Pastor - Preaching & Vision

Ricky has primary responsibility of overseeing vision, preaching and leadership of the pastoral team. He serves the church full-time. In his spare time he loves exploring El Paso. 



Joe Alcantar – Pastor - Pastoral Care

Joe Alcantar, Jr. serves the church by leading the Mens Ministry and mentorship program. For decades he served a business leader in El Paso and has served on non-profit boards in the area for many years. He has also served the Leadership Team at Cross of Grace for over 25 years. 


Todd Peterson – Pastor - Operations and Global Missions

Todd serves the church by helping with business management and ministry structure. He served as a business leader in the El Paso area for many years before transitioning to operational consulting and coaching for non-profits and churches. He is also working with the Sovereign Grace Churches Emerging Nations Team. 


Vincent Corpus – Pastor - Outreach, Counseling, and Youth

Vince serves the church by leading our outreach efforts in El Paso, oversees our counseling ministry, and leads the youth ministry. He served as a pastor in Prague and has been a full-time staff member at Cross of Grace since 2018. 






Alec Shoffeitt – Deacon for Operations

Alec oversees our Sunday meetings, Community Groups and business operations as a staff member.


Crystal Bustamante - Deacon for Kids Ministry

Crystal oversees our Kids Ministry as a staff member.


Jon Vogan – Deacon for Worship

Jon serves as a band director full-time and leads our worship team.


Chuck Mosely - Deacon for Care & Community Groups

Chuck oversees visitation, mercy ministry, and coordinates member care. He also coordinates our Community Groups.


Jonathan Matthews – Deacon for Community Outreach

Jonathan works as a landscape architect full-time and coordinates our neighborhood outreach team.



Alec Shoffeitt – Operations Manager

Alec oversees our Sunday meetings, Community Groups and business operations as a staff member.





Ingrid Moreno – Financial Assistant

Ingrid serves as bookkeeper and manages many aspects of the church’s finances.


Becky Gayle – Pastoral Assistant

Becky serves the pastoral team by coordinating meetings, managing information, and helping people get connected in the church.