Called Staff


Rev. Donald D. Fraker II has served Cross since August of 1998.    His wife, Sharon, teaches Kindergarten at Cross Lutheran School.  Pastor & Sharon have three children:  Rachel (and husband, Rev. Mike Boothby,), Rev. Timothy (and wife, Darci,) and Jonathan, (and wife Emily).  Pastor Fraker graduated from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri, in 1983, and served congregations in Denison, Iowa, and Union, Missouri, before coming to New Braunfels. 


Pastor’s Page


Principal Corey Brandenburger is excited to begin his third year at Cross and his 21st year of Lutheran School ministry this school year.  Corey earned a BA from Concordia University, St. Paul, and a Master’s Degree in Education from Concordia University, Texas.  Currently, he is completing his dissertation in fulfillment of a doctorate in educational administration.  Corey and his wife, Melissa, have both taught in Lutheran schools in Houston, TX, Pagosa Springs, CO, and most recently, in the Salt Lake Valley in Utah.  They have three children:  Abigail, Ryan, and Madeleine.  Corey’s interests include reading, playing the piano, visiting Disney World, watching soccer, and running.  The Brandenburgers are blessed to be a part of the community of believers here at Cross.

Principal’s Page


Hailey Jo Miller, Director of Christian Education, accepted her Call to ministry in June of 2011 after completing her year of internship here at Cross Lutheran Church and School. Hailey Jo originates from Idaho. She is married to Blake Miller and together they have two daughters. As Director of Christian Education, Hailey Jo oversees all Youth, Family and Christian Education Ministries. She enjoys serving alongside other DCE’s in the San Antonio area and has had the opportunity of serving on the planning team for both the Texas District youth gathering as well as the Bible Study Team for the National Youth Gathering.

DCE Page


Vicar Dwight Wyeth


      © 2017 Cross Lutheran Church, New Braunfels, TX.