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 has over 25 years of pastoral experience and holds a B.A. in Bible & Missions from Central Bible College, and is currently pursuing an M.Div. from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Peter lives in Lancaster with his wife, Grace, and their 5 daughters.

steve heitland


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 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.