Jacob Young – Lead Pastor
Jacob has been in pastoral ministry since the summer of 2014. He was a member at Covenant Fellowship Church with his wife for over 6 years, where he was evaluated for a calling to pastoral ministry. While in Philly, he was a computer technician in the area. He attended the Sovereign Grace Pastors College in 2013-14, and with his family moved to Manchester to plant King’s Cross Church. He was ordained in January 2016 by Sovereign Grace Churches at King of Grace Church.
Currently, Jacob is a pastor for King’s Cross Church and a part-time web developer with SaviorLabs.
Jacob is a simple guy. He likes the simple things of life. He’s often hanging out with neighbors in the city. He and Michelle have been married for nearly 9 years, and have two boys. They live on the East side of Manchester.
King’s Cross Church is a part of Sovereign Grace Churches. We incorporate pastors from others churches in our region to help bring accountability and health to our leadership. Bauer Evans and Jeff Haavisto are pastors from churches in our area. They love Manchester and are eager be a part of our mission!
Bauer Evans – Team Pastor
Bauer Evans is the Senior Pastor of Crossway Church. Prior to being ordained in 2002, Bauer was a social studies teacher for 13 years in public, private and Christian high schools in the Philadelphia area. His formal ministry training includes graduating from the Sovereign Grace Ministries Pastors College in May 2000, and completing a 12-month church planting internship at Covenant Fellowship Church in Philadelphia. He has a Masters in Education from West Chester University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Bucknell University. He is currently enrolled in Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary’s Master’s in Divinity program. Bauer lives in Attleboro, MA with his wife Linda and their four children.
Jeff Haavisto – Team Pastor
Jeff Haavisto is one of the elders at King of Grace Church (Haverhill, MA). He’s the pastor of biblical counseling, community groups and crisis care. He has been a bi-vocational elder for a number of years, and has had a long career in the aviation world. He and Micki have been married for over 25 years, and have two adult children.