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.
In addition to pastoring King’s Cross, Jacob serves on the Board of Directors for Roca Kidz Club, which serves the children of our neighborhood in the city.
Jacob is often hanging out with friends and neighbors in the city. He and Michelle have been married for over 11 years, and have four 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.
Paul Buckley – Team Pastor
Paul Buckley is the Lead Pastor for King of Grace Church in Haverhill, MA, where he’s pastored since its founding in 2002. Paul is also on the Executive Committee for Sovereign Grace Churches, and the Executive Director of The Gospel Coalition: New England. Paul also has a Ph.D. in Material Sciences from Johns Hopkins University.
Paul and his wife Peggy have been married for over 30 years, and have four children, one grandchild, and a cat that they keep around for some unknown reason. We all need grace.