Scott moved to Columbia from Naperville, IL, in 2000 to help start The Crossing. Before that, Scott worked for an ABC affiliate in Grand Rapids, MI, and for Anderson Telemedia. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts and Sciences from Calvin College in 1998. As one of the Worship Directors, Scott enjoys working with a skilled team of musicians week after week. He believes the most essential instrument for Sunday morning services is the voice of the church: the Body of Christ. He enjoys crafting worship services, mentoring worship leaders, being a part of the songwriting team, and making music to the glory of God.
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Assistant Production Director
Andrew is originally from St. Louis, but has lived in Columbia since he came to the University of Missouri in 2007. Shortly after attending The Crossing for the first time, he got involved with the music team as a drummer. Since then, he’s always been involved with music at The Crossing, first as a volunteer, then as a worship leader for Veritas, and now as Assistant Production Director for Sunday morning. He is married to Colleen, and they have four kids: James, Charlotte l, and twins John Andrew and Ben.
Special Worship Events and Volunteer Coordinator
Audrey has been actively involved at The Crossing since 2015, first serving with Crossing Kids and then later joining the worship team, where she has served as a vocalist for many years. She grew up in Columbia and then graduated from Westminster College with a degree in Journalism. Prior to joining staff at The Crossing, Audrey worked in communications and promotional marketing at Veterans United Home Loans. She is passionate about building relationships, making music, and creating meaningful content and experiences to help people believe that Jesus is more.
Grady is a Mid-Missouri native, born and raised in Mexico, MO. After attending college for a year, he put a pause on formal education to pursue a career as a singer-songwriter. In 2015, Grady started attending and volunteering at The Crossing where he served on the parking team and eventually the music team. He moved to Columbia in 2017 and shortly after started an internship with the Creative Arts team at The Crossing. Since moving to Columbia, Grady married his wife, Anna Lynne. And he resumed his formal education, studying business at Mizzou. In his current role at The Crossing, Grady helps manage the stage, prepares room technology for classes and events, and serves as the front-of-house audio and monitor engineer on Sunday mornings.
Head Audio Engineer
Diego was born in Columbia, MO after his family immigrated from Peru to America in the late 80’s. He attended Berklee College of Music in 2012 to study saxophone performance and majored in Music Production and Engineering. After graduating and a brief apprenticeship in Miami, Diego moved to Los Angeles in 2016. In 2019, he heard the call to move back to Columbia, started to attend The Crossing, and joined the Creative Arts staff in September, running sound and playing music.
Head Visual Designer
Henry started attending The Crossing in the fall of 2012 and joined the production team as a volunteer the next spring. He became the visual production intern in January 2015. He recently completed his Bachelor of Arts in English at the University of Missouri. Henry is responsible for producing the visual elements of the worship services — both the lighting and the ProPresenter element.
Ryan Drane is originally from Fayette Missouri. He joined The Crossing's staff in February 2022 as the video director. Ryan went to college at Missouri State University in Springfield, studying Electronic Arts with an emphasis in computer animation. After school, Ryan lived in Los Angeles for six years and was the Senior Video producer for David Zucker (Airplane! And The Naked Gun). He spent three years producing and directing comedy videos. Currently Ryan directs the church services on Sundays, he also films small videos throughout the week.
Create Worship Operations Assistant
Chely moved to Columbia from the Kansas City area to attend Central Methodist University and began volunteering at The Crossing. Shortly after graduating with a degree in Biology, she felt a strong call to continue working in the church. She immediately felt at home working with this team and is grateful to transition from an internship position to work as the Create|Worship Operations Assistant. She's excited about her role because it allows her to pair a lifelong love of music and passion for ministry to share the gospel within this community.