Mark Magee - Senior Minister

Mark Magee, our Sr. Minister, began his ministry at THE CROSSING in June of 1993.   Mark grew up in southern Ohio and knew he would be a preacher even from the young age of 4.   Mark received his B.A. in Christian Ministry from the Cincinnati Christian University in 1990 and then received his M.A. in Practical Ministry from the Lincoln Christian University and Seminary.   Mark married his wife Angel on March 23, 1991 and they have been blessed with four children: TJ, Stephen, Micah and David.   When Mark began preaching at THE CROSSING, there were 40 in attendance that first Sunday (20 of them were children).   Through the years the LORD has blessed our church with slow and steady growth and Mark says he is most excited about what the LORD will be doing in the next decade.  


Adam Woods - Youth Minister

Adam Woods is the preaching associate/youth minister at THE CROSSING.  He oversees the development of the weekly programming for the Next Generation of Christ followers at THE CROSSING.   Adam has been on staff since 2006 in a volunteer role and more recently as a part time paid staff member since 2012.   Adam and his wife Michelle both became followers of JESUS at THE CROSSING in 2001 and have never looked back.   They presently reside in Milford, DE with their three incredible children Lydia, Gideon and Anna.


Chip Vickio - Worship Leader

Chip Vickio, is the Worship Leader at THE CROSSING. Chip grew up in Watkins Glen, N.Y., and moved near Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, in 1978 with his wife, Francie.  They have 3 children (Chris, Sarah, and Loree).  He has been a member of LCC since 1986, and has been involved in worship leading from the start.  Chip became THE CROSSING's full-time Worship Minister in 2003.  He is a Christ follower, worship leader, musician, song writer, author, family man, Bible teacher, sky watcher, and a lover of palm trees and blue water.   He received his formal education with a BS Degree, Science, from the Cornell University.  His accomplishments include composing over 100 Christian songs; writing two different books on Amazon and Kindle ("Raise Up Your Praise" and "Why Did God Create Mosquitos?")  and he currently publishes a blog (www.chipvickio.blogspot.com).


Dawn Bell - Administrative Coordinator

Dawn Bell is the Administrative Coordinator at THE CROSSING, our treasurer,  and our director of Women’s ministry. Dawn leads our Tuesday morning Ladies' Bible Study and leads the way with our Compassion Team. Dawn has been a member at THE CROSSING since 1997 and became a part-time staff member in 2007.  After graduating from Cape Henlopen High School, Dawn attended the University of Delaware, majoring in Accounting. Many years later she also attended Lincoln Christian College East Coast.  Dawn and her husband Steve have lived in Lewes since 1987. They have always enjoyed working in their businesses together, and  they truly love serving our Lord together. Dawn and Steve major in pouring out the compassion and the love of JESUS on others and are a vital part of our church family at THE CROSSING.


Bob Pedigo

Leadership Team Member

Robert Pedigo has been a member of THE CROSSING for twenty years plus.   Bob and his wife Andi reside in Lewes and have four children, Allie Dean, Brad, Jack and Will.  Bob and his wife Andi are veterinarian doctors and own the Savannah Animal Hospital in Lewes.  Bob has been involved as the chairman of the finance team for the past ten years and has served  on our leadership team of elders for the past three years.  Bob comes to us from Tennessee where he received his Veterinarian degree from the University of Tennessee.   Bob’s commitment, faith and generosity have truly allowed our church to THRIVE.  

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Rich Ockels

Leadership Team Member

Richard Ockels is the husband of Cindy Ockels and father of Mikayla and Benjamin.  Rich became a follower of JESUS at THE CROSSING and has demonstrated great maturity and Christian leadership these past 14 years of his involvement in our church.   He has served officially on our church's leadership team for the past three years and is faithful at serving and shepherding our church family members.   Rich is the General Manager at Besche Furniture and has served there for 31 years.  Rich enjoys leading Bible studies, hiking, biking, volleyball, and the Baltimore Ravens. 

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Steve Bell

Leadership Team Member

Steve Bell, husband of Dawn Bell, has been a member of our church family since 1997.  Steve owns Bell House Medical in Lewes and is all about serving others in their time of need.   Steve demonstrates real compassion among those inside our church and inside our community.  Steve is a member of our Leadership Team of elders at THE CROSSING and loves the personal aspect of shepherding others to the LORD.  

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