Our Team

 
Jay Cavaiani
Lead Pastor
Jay loves to work with seekers and those with a desire to grow in their journey of faith.  He authored a book titled, “Altar’d” which offers faith building evidence helping people to have the joy of becoming full in faith. You may get a copy from church, at altardthebook.com or on Amazon. Jay has been married for over 20 years to his lovely bride Kelly (school teacher at Swallow Elementary in Hartland) and they have 3 children together – Jacob (University of Missouri), Abigail (Missouri State) and Caleb (KM High).  Jay and Kelly enjoy watching their kids sports and activities, golfing, reading, running, hiking and the outdoors.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Annie Nelson
Office Manager/Staff Accountant
Annie & Willie have been married since 1987 and have three adult children whom they home schooled for more than eighteen years. Toward the end of their homeschooling career, Annie felt led to go back to UW-Whitewater where she completed her BBA-Accounting degree in December 2017. In September 2018, she successfully completed all sections of the CPA exam and is currently working toward completing her CPA license. Annie participates as a leader for Kids Crossing, a participant of the Girlfriends & Grace Bible study, and the discipleship ministry here at Crossing Community Church. Her hobbies are knitting, crocheting, cooking, and reading.
 
She and Willie share their home with their dog, Gracie (pictured), and their house rabbit, Bo (not pictured). Gracie has been known to tag along with Annie to the church office to work as an unofficial greeter for visitors!
 
Nikki Streit
Kid’s Crossing Coordinator
 
Nikki and her husband Dan have been married since 2005. They have Irish Twin boys Carson and Mason (11 months apart). Before children she had worked for an OB/GYN Specialist as a Medical Transcriptionist and stayed home for 8 years to care for the boys. Once they were school aged, she went back as a Middle School Food Service Assistant and found her calling. She found that she was meant to work with children. In addition to being a “Lunch Lady” she is also the Kid’s Crossing Coordinator here at Crossing Community Church.
 
Nikki and Dan were married in Negril, Jamaica. They also have two rescue dogs, Braun and Meike. Their family loves spending time together, Brewers Baseball, Green Bay Packer Football and traveling.
 
Matt and a Danielle Kraft
Campus Way Coordinator
Danielle and her husband Matt are excited to be leading Campus Way! Married since 2012 they have six children, Gabriella, Tayla, Myah, Addison, Aubrie, and Jameson. Gabriella and Tayla are also part of Campus Way.
 
Danielle is a stay at home mom who homeschools her kids and has more than 10 years of experience in childcare and as a nanny.
 
Matt owns a local business in Mukwonago and also does prison ministry. God uses him daily to witness to practically everyone who walks through his doors.
 
They have such a love for the Lord and know in today’s society how crucial it is to be teaching these kids the truth. They want to help them grow in their faith and come to have a relationship with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  Please feel free to contact Danielle with any questions you may have. She’d also love to meet with you for coffee!