Jaime & Rose Mary Loya

Senior Pastors

Jaime pastors Cross Church, a church in the heart of San Benito that has a passion to serve the city and make an impact in the community. Called to preach the gospel at an early age, Pastor Loya teaches people how to apply God’s truth in every area of their life and encourages them to influence the world around them.

Rose Mary grew up in the city of Sugar Land, Texas and later moved to the Rio Grande Valley where she met her husband Jaime. Growing up in ministry and around church, Rose Mary started ministering and singing at an early age. God has uniquely gifted her with an anointing and ability to lead people into the presence of God. On July 17th of 1993 she married Jaime Loya. They began their ministry as youth pastors, and continued ministry until God Moved them to start Cross Church formerly known as Valley International Christian Center. Rose Mary and Jaime have four amazing children who love the Lord

Dr. Francisco R. Benavides was born March 7, 1946 in Harlingen, Texas to Cristobal and Maria Benavides. At the age […]

Abram and Rebecca Gomez

Senior Executive Pastor

Abram Gomez is the Senior Executive Pastor at Cross Church in San Benito, TX. He serves under the leadership of […]

Eric Garza

Executive Pastor

Eric serves on the executive team of Cross Church as the Operations Director & Campus Pastor-Brownsville Campus. He has served […]

Mary Jo Martinez

Pastoral Care Pastor

Rev. Mary Josephine Martinez, was born on October 29,1963 in Lubbock, Texas, to Bernardo and Josefina Meza. The oldest of […]

Leonardo & Roma Gutierrez

Associate Pastors

Leonardo & Roma Gutierrez serve as Associate Pastors at Cross Church. Pastor Leonardo and Roma help oversee our 1:00 PM worship experience each weekend. They […]


Brownsville Campus Pastor

Both Pastor David & Zharick Castro serve as the Discipleship Pastors at Cross Church. After obtaining a Masters In Business […]

Mario & Edith Cruz

Associate Campus Pastors

Mario and Edith Cruz are the associate campus pastors at Cross Church McAllen. They joined Cross Church in the year […]

Chris & Lizette Martinez

Raymondville Campus Pastors

Chris and Lizette Martinez have fully committed their lives to ministry. Their heart’s desire is to lead people to knowing […]

Ruben & Vanessa Ramirez

Pastor of Strategic Projects & Partnerships

Ruben and Vanessa are pastors at Cross Church in San Benito, Texas. Ruben grew up in West Texas, raised by […]

J. Alan & Maria Mendoza

NextGen Pastors

J. Alan and his wife Maria are both natives of Colorado. Getting to know them, you quickly discover their passion […]