Meet our team

  • rev. Scott j. Seeke


    Pastor Scott grew up in upstate New York. He graduated from the State University of New York in Syracuse with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science and from Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, Ohio with a Master of Divinity degree. After interning in Washington D.C. and Denver, Pastor Scott served three calls over sixteen years in Atlanta. He has been a youth director, associate pastor, new church planter, and senior pastor, and now serves as pastor of Holy Cross.


    Pastor Scott is a frequent contributor to Living Lutheran magazine and Christ in Our Home. He was one of the writers of the 2010 movie Get Low, which starred Robert Duvall, Sissy Spacek and Bill Murray. He followed up the movie by writing a book on the same story titled Uncle Bush's Live Funeral.


    Pastor Scott and his wife Beth have two children, two cats, and a seventy-pound lap dog named Chipper Jones. They love the outdoors, and Pastor Scott is especially fond of lacrosse and Syracuse University sports. You can find him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and email. 

  • Kyle webber

    Director of Music & Worship

    Kyle Webber is an engaging and charismatic composer, conductor, clinician, and church musician from Ann Arbor, MI.  In the summer of 2024, he joined that staff as Director of Worship and Music at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Livonia, MI. Additionally, he became the Artistic Director of The Detroit Handbell Ensemble in 2023. For the past 18 years, Kyle has served as Director of Worship and Music in United Methodist congregations throughout southeast Michigan including Chelsea First UMC, Nardin Park UMC and Royal Oak First UMC. Under his baton with the Detroit Handbell Ensemble, he helped conduct the opening concert of the 2018 Handbell Musicians of American National Seminar in Grand Rapids, MI. He also is a sought after clinician and conductor for local and national events. Kyle has recently served on the National Board of Directors for the Handbell Musicians of America as well as the more local Area 5 board of directors for the same organization.  


    Kyle graduated with a degree in music education from Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Indiana ('04). Upon graduation, Kyle taught middle school band and orchestra until entering full-time church music ministry in 2007. In addition to being a conductor, Kyle is an organist, pianist and has experience leading modern worship bands, choirs and orchestras. When Kyle is not working at the church, or on the podium, Kyle enjoys spending time with his three kids (Macaela, Aubrey and Paxton), his friends, and his ADHD cat named Luna Rose. He also enjoys watching a good TV series and occasionally home brewing a batch of beer!  

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  • Kimberly Rowe

    Director of Youth & Family Ministries

    Kimberly Rowe is the Director of Youth & Family Ministries here at Holy Cross Lutheran Church. Her job includes working with children of all ages to ensure they feel comfortable and accepted, while having fun and learning about the Gospel. Kim has worked with young children and youth for most of her life, including volunteering for three years in the youth program, teaching at a daycare facility and working as a nanny. She currently resides in Westland with her husband Jason and their sweet pup Lily. In addition, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, working out and enjoying the great outdoors. Most importantly, Kim’s previous experience being a youth in the Lutheran church has formed her strong passion to be a part of youth ministry today.  

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  • Cindy Channey

    Office Administrator

    Cindy Channey is the Office Administrator at Holy Cross and is often the first friendly face you see when you walk in the door (and the first voice you hear on the phone!). She makes sure bulletins are ready for worship services, puts the monthly newsletter together, maintains the church calendar, as well directing “traffic” in a very busy building.

    Growing up in Livonia, Cindy attended Franklin High School and graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science degree and teaching certification for Kindergarten through 8th Grade. Cindy is married to Mike and they have a daughter, Sarah, who attends Grand Valley State University. She is also “dog mom” to Chloe and Charlotte. 

    Please contact Cindy for any administrative questions, including scheduling life events, building use and renting the Fellowship Hall.

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