Our Pastors

The pastors of Crossway Church consider it a great privilege to be able to care for and to lead this church. Below you will find a brief biography for each man. Though not exhaustive, we hope that this list gives you some idea of who we are, of how we are structured and of who you might turn to with appropriate questions.

peter privitera


Peter serves as our senior pastor.

He graduated from the Sovereign Grace Ministries Pastors College in 2003, and came on staff as our senior pastor in April 2004. He has over 20 years of pastoral experience and holds a B.A. in Bible & Missions from Central Bible College, and is currently pursuing a M.A.B.S. from Reformed Theological Seminary. Peter lives in Lancaster with his wife, Grace, and their 5 daughters.

steve heitland


Steve is a 2008 graduate of the Pastors College and joined the team that June. Steve leads our Caregroups, Adult Education (Vital Life), Counseling training and Deacon training. He holds a M.A.R. from Reformed Theological Seminary. He lives in rural Willow Street with his wife, Lori, and their five children.

doug plank


Doug also graduated from the Pastors College in 2003, and came on staff that June. Doug is a graduate of Millersville University with a B.S.E. in Elementary Education/Special Education. A gifted songwriter, Doug leads our worship team, Children's Ministry (Entrust), Men's and Women's Ministries and our Counseling team. Doug lives in Millersville with his wife, Brenda, and their five children.