Pastors & Staff

Matt Beers

Lead Pastor

Matt serves as Lead Pastor at CrossRoads Church. He has been serving in ministry since 2003. After several years serving as an associate pastor and Church planter, God called Matt to complete his Master of Divinity degree with Liberty University in preparation to serve as lead pastor of CrossRoads church. Matt and his wife Michele have enjoyed almost 15 years of marriage and have recently moved to Peosta with their 3 children to invest in this wonderful community. 

Jon Turbett

Student CONNECT Pastor

Jon has been the Pastor of Students at CrossRoads Church since May, 2018. He and his wife, Missy, lead a large group of adult volunteers in regular Wednesday night gatherings with students. They also organize and take part in monthly “Love Your Neighbor” projects. Jon also helps disciple adult men and students in the church. Jon and Missy have lived in Dubuque for almost 20 years and have four children - all of which are active in the Student Ministry. 

Emily Duenser

Executive Assistant

Emily serves as an Executive Assistant for CrossRoads.  She spends her time working on a number of things- including database management, finances, and individual ministry support.  Emily and her husband Luke have three kids and have lived in the Dubuque/Peosta area for the past seven years.  

Christin Smith

Kid's Church Administrator

Christin serves as Kids Church Administrator at CrossRoads Church. She oversees all administration for the Kids Church program as well as our annual Peosta Sports Camp program. Christin, her husband and her three kids are originally from the Muscatine area but relocated to Dubuque in 2015.