Cross and Crown Ministries
A counseling, teaching, and support group ministry
Founder and President
Kate Walpole is an NCCA Licensed Clinical Christian Counselor, Licensed Pastoral Counselor, Certified Temperament Therapist, and fully Ordained Minister. She holds a Masters of Arts in Christian Counseling and is working toward her Doctorate.
She teaches Bible classes and speaks at events. She is a member of the Sarasota Academy of Christian Counseling, National Christian Counselors Association, Paragon Christian Alliance International and co-founder of
Kate has a love for people and understanding of God's heart as He has declared Good News and His power to heal the broken hearted, proclaim freedom to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those that are bound.
James Metzler is actively involved with Mountain Gospel Fellowship in Falls City, OR. He is the worship leader and he ministers through Bible Studies, community events, and assisting the pastor of his church.
He is blessed by his wife Amy of 20 years and 7 beautiful children.
Cross and Crown Ministries was founded in February 2013 by Kate Walpole. Her desire to see individuals live out their lives with wholeness and purpose has been a continual support and foundation for this ministry. She provides pastoral counseling services, memorial and funeral services, workshops and support groups and event speaking. We offer all of our services without regard to religion, gender, ethnicity, or financial status.
Cross and Crown Ministries is governed by a five member Board of Directors. Our directors are members of the community who are committed to helping individuals reach their full God given potential.
Committed to helping our clients achieve their freedom, identity, and purpose in Christ.
Terri Parsons brings many years of spiritual and professional guidance to Cross and Crown Ministries. She has served on church boards as moderator and treasurer. She taught Bible classes and served at orphanages in Mexico.
Professionally, Terri worked in the banking industry, as executive secretary of a hospital, and retired as a church secretary in Dallas.
Terri and her husband Tom of 54 years raised 4 children and are blessed with 8 grandchildren.
Kris joined our board after many years of behind the scenes support. She grew up in Dallas and has been married for 25 years. She has three children. She brings great wisdom and experience to our ministry. She has a desire to see others find freedom through God's Word and to live out all God has offered to them.
Ashley Koens has a gift of loving others and living with joy. Her enthusiasm and warmth make all feel welcome and valuable. She is a gifted worship leader and ministers through Bible Studies and one on one mentoring. She is a full time college student, a wonderful mother and works in management at Safeway in Redmond, OR.
Community Outreach Director