Pastor Jim Killough,Senior Pastor

Pastor Jim was called to be Senior Pastor of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in October of 2005. Previous to serving at Holy Cross, he was Pastor of Congregational Life at St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church in Omaha and Pastor of Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Johnson, NE. Pr. Jim graduated from Midland Lutheran College in Fremont, NE and received his Master of Divinity from Trinity Lutheran Seminary, Columbus, OH. Pastor Jim is married to Deb, who works at the Omaha Public Libraries. They have two sons, Joel and Brett.

Becky Jones Becky Jones, Worship & Music Coordinator   

Becky Jones joined Holy Cross in June of 2013 after serving in the Methodist Church in various capacities.  Becky received both her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music from Memphis State University. Theatre has always been a love of hers and occasionally makes it to the stage or plays in the orchestra pit.  Other interests include yoga, gardening, and quilting.  Becky is married to Geoffrey and has one daughter, Katy, along with one dog, Lucy.


Kelsey Ellis, Director of Faith Formation    fam

Kelsey Ellis joined Holy Cross in September of 2016 after serving as Director of Program for Nebraska Lutheran Outdoor Ministries, overseeing their summer camp programming. In her new role of Director of Faith Formation at Holy Cross, Kelsey’s job will encompass all things Faith Formation – family ministry, faith milestones, Sunday School, and Junior High and High School programming. Kelsey has a passion for working with young people and enjoys walking alongside them in their faith journey. She is married to her husband, Chris, and they have a daughter, Emmy Lou and son, Everett Lee along with two labs, Mack and Kala.

Kelley Kennedy, Administrative Assistant & Financial Clerk

Kelley is our Administrative Assistant, who joined the staff in December of 2015. She is the one who will warmly greet you either on the phone or in the office. Kelley is also the person who keeps everything moving and organized in our church office.  Kelley is married to Larry and has 3 daughters, Mercades, Alexis, and Sophia along with a faithful dog and cat.

Ed Krueger, Financial Secretary & Technology Specialist 

Ed Krueger has served on the staff at Holy Cross since 1998.  Ed wears several hats at Holy Cross: he is the head of audio-visuals, keeps our computers updated and running smoothly, and he also serves as Financial Secretary. Ed is also employed at an Omaha School in technology support.
Ed is married to Alisa and has three beautiful daughters, Addison, Ella and Lydia.

Devon Fisher, Bookkeeper

Devon joined the staff of Holy Cross in April of 2014.  He handles all the book work for us at Holy Cross.

Pastor Heather Grell, Supply Pastor

Pastor Heather joined Holy Cross in January of 2017.