Ross Whiteaker 

Lead Pastor


People who know me best know that my relationship with God, family, and friends is foundational to everything I do.  I believe God likes and loves us. God’s grace is all encompassing- there is nothing we can do to make God love us less or love us more. 


Michelle Whiteaker 



Ellice (2004)

Emmery (2008)



Master of Divinity, Iliff School of Theology (Denver, CO) 

BS Government, New Mexico State University (Las Cruces, NM)


TV shows that I like:

Mad Men

Breaking Bad

The Wire

Stranger Things

Last Man on Earth



Favorite Music:

Ryan Bingham

My Morning Jacket

Chance the Rapper

Kendrick Lamar

Mandolin Orange


Fiction books that I’ve enjoyed:

The Border Trilogy & The Road by Cormac McCarthy

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

The Dog Stars by Peter Heller

Lonesome Dove - James McMurtry

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton


Non Fiction books that I’ve enjoyed:

Just Mercy by Brian Stephenson

The Cross and the Lynching Tree by James Cone

Let Your Life Speak by Parker Palmer

Spiritual Defiance: Building a Beloved Community of Resistance by Robin Meyers



Judge John Hodgeman

The Moth

This American Life

On Being

Brains On

Homebrewed Christianity

a united methodist community


2941 Morning Star Drive

Las Cruces, NM 88011

Worship Services:

Sundays: 8:00 AM, 9:30 AM & 11:00 AM

Children's Sunday School: 9:30 & 11:00 AM

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