Real Hope for Real People.
At Crossroads Nazarene Church, we care about one thing more than anything else: Jesus Christ. We are real people who have found real hope in the life changing transformation of knowing and following Jesus. We simply want as many people as possible to experience that same hope and freedom.
Bill Powers, Lead Pastor
Pastor Bill has served Crossroads for over 15 years. On Sundays, he leads the congregation in worship and then teaches from the Bible. Previously, Pastor Bill led churches in California, Arizona, and Idaho for the Church of the Nazarene for over 20 years. He loves to help people develop spiritually by studying the Bible, applying it to their everyday lives, and worshiping God through music. He wants to see real people achieve real hope and transformation by following Jesus.
Pastor Bill and his wife, Patty, have been married for 40 years. They have been blessed with three children -- and six grandchildren to spoil as well! Pastor Bill loves music, hunting and camping.
Darlene Franks, Equipping Pastor
Pastor Darlene helps to equip the members of Crossroads to live out their God-given purpose. On Sundays, she leads bible study, helps with Crossroads Kids, and helps with Crossroads Youth. On occasion, she teaches the congregation from the Bible during worship service. In particular, she focuses on empowering other leaders at Crossroads to disciple others as Jesus would by actively disciplining, coaching, and mentoring.
Pastor Darlene has been leading at Crossroads since the fall of 2017, She has over twenty years' of experience, serving the Church of the Nazarene in children's, youth, and adult ministries. She is currently the District Leader for Sunday School and Discipleship in the Sacramento District of the Nazarene Church.
Pastor Darlene and her husband, Barry, have been married over 20 years. They have a blended family with two adult sons, and two grandchildren.