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Pastor Dick Crosby has served Hannaford as Head Pastor since 1983. He was born and raised on a ranch in Miles City, Montana and attended Pilsbury College getting a BS in Bible. He was principal of a Christian school in Minneapolis, Minnesota for seven years before God called him into ministry as a pastor. He holds a doctorate in Christian Education from Patriot University.
Dick and his wife Carol have four daughters, Carrie, Christie, Cathy and Cory, and five grandchildren.
Pastor John Fenlason is responsible for Children and Family Ministeries at Hannaford. Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, John grew up in Bozeman and Belgrade and graduated from Belgrade High School in 1982. John attended Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Pastoral Ministry in 1985. He moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota where he received seminary training and worked as an elementary school teacher until coming on staff at Hannaford Street Bible Church in 1991. He completed his Masters of Divinity from Trinity Theological Seminary in 2005.
John and his wife Irene have been married since 1991, and have four children – Caitlyn, Zachary, Natalie, and Justyce.
Gezer (“Jê•zer”) Garcia de Silva was born and raised in Londrina, Brazil where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Theology in 1995. While in Brazil, he worked as a Bible teacher in an elementary / middle school and served as a missionary with Africa Inland Mission. In Brazil, Gezer also met and married his wife Kaci, a Helena native, who was a missionary there at the time. He has served as Hannaford’s Youth Pastor since 2005. Gezer desires to create learning opportunities that teens can apply to their lives, preparing them for godly living in their world, today and tomorrow.
Gezer and Kaci have been married since 2004 and have four children, Bella, Eden, Charlotte and Davi.