GCC STaff Team Statement

The GCC Staff is a team of enthusiastic dreamers and creative thinkers determined to leave a legacy for Jesus Christ in our church, community, and world.

  • Gil Dukeman

    lead Pastor

    Email: Gil@gracecrossingchurch.net

    Phone: (937) 320-9111

    Since June 2000, Gil has served as the visionary leader and chief communicator of the vision, mission, and values of Grace Crossing Church. He oversees the spiritual health and development of the leadership and culture of GCC. Gil is married to Keli and together they have 3 adult children and 5 grandchildren. 

  • Leif Anderson

    Executive Pastor

    Email: Leif@gracecrossingchurch.net

    Phone: (937) 320-9111

    Leif works closely with our Lead Pastor to execute a healthy leadership culture here at GCC while overseeing and developing our staff and elders. Leif also oversees our connections groups. He began his role at GCC in August 2016. Leif is married to Jean and together they have 3 daughters, two of which are married. They enjoy spending time with their 5 precious grandchildren.

  • Saviel Lopez

    Youth and young adult Pastor

    Email: Savy@gracecrossingchurch.net

    Phone: (860) 817-2924
    Saviel (Savy) oversees GCC Intersect Student Ministries and Young Adults. Savy is a graduate of Northpoint Bible College with a degree in Student Ministries. He enjoys skating, cooking, archery and going out for a drive. You can usually find Savy at a local coffee shop or off looking for something new to try out.  

  • Lindsey CorrÊa

    Children's Ministry Director

    Email: Lindsey@gracecrossingchurch.net

    Phone: (937) 320-9111 

    Lindsey oversees the Children’s Ministry at GCC. She moved from Miami, FL with her husband, Ramon. She enjoys reading, scuba diving, and going to see Broadway shows! Her favorite thing to do is meet and connect with volunteers and families.  

  • Debbie Jarrell

    Ministry Administrative assistant

    Email: Debbie@gracecrossingchurch.net

    Phone: (937) 320-9111 

    Debbie assists both the Executive and Lead Pastors. She is also responsible for church communication and coordination of specific ministry functions. Debbie and her husband, Scott, have 3 children, Zach, Caleb, and Hannah. In her free time she enjoys walking their dog and doing projects around the house. 

  • Lydia Boreman

    Stewardship director/treasurer

    Email: Lydia@gracecrossingchurch.net

    Phone: (937) 320-9111

    Lydia oversees the financial ministries and processes of the church. She started volunteering in this role in 2011 and came on staff in February of 2015. She and her husband, Craig, have two teenage sons. Craig is retired from the military which included the privilege of being stationed overseas in England for four years before moving to Dayton.  

  • J.T. Bukiewicz

    FACILITY MANAgER

    Email: JT@gracecrossingchurch.net

    Phone: (937) 320-9111

    JT‘s primary role is to keep our wonderful church building maintained and operational. He is married to Amy and they have two daughters and a son. His passion is being a husband, a father and spending time with family.