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


Corey Brandenburger, beginning in September 2015, as Principal at Cross Lutheran School,  is in his 19th year of Lutheran School ministry this year.  Corey earned a BA from Concordia University, St. Paul and his Master’s Degree in Education from Concordia, Austin, Texas.  He is currently studying to earn a Doctorate of Education .  His wife, Melissa, has taught in Lutheran schools in Houston, and is presently teaching in Seguin. They have three children, Abigail, Ryan, and Madeleine.  They are excited to make New Braunfels their home and look forward to serving Christ at Cross and in the community.

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. As Director of Christian Education, Hailey Jo oversees all Youth Ministry and Christian Education programs. Her passion is in sharing the Gospel in an honest way that meets people where they are in life.

DCE Page



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