MEET OUR STAFF
Pastor Ken Glasier
Born and raised in Colorado, Pastor Ken and his family moved to New Hampshire in 2008 to serve the people of The Orchard. A graduate of Colorado State University, Denver Seminary, and Regent University, his education has been enhanced by many years of ministry experience. Pastor Ken and his wife, Helen, have two daughters, Katie and Lindsey. They enjoy their sons by marriage, Scott and Kody, and cherish spending time with their grandchildren. Pastor Ken relaxes by tending to his beehives and fly fishing.
Pastor Ryan Leland
Associate Pastor of Marketplace Ministries
Ryan earned his Bachelors in Political Science from the University of Connecticut and his Masters of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Ordained at The Orchard in 2011, he’s been a member of this church since 2002. Pastor Ryan and his wife, Amy, have three growing boys. His interests include music and worship, church and world history, political science and government, Reformed and Biblical theology, economics and finance, yard work, playing drums, and New England sports.
Born in Bogotá, Colombia, Andrew was adopted by a pastor and his wife from Massachusetts. After completing his college education, Andrew pursued a career as a Volkswagen Technician before transitioning into entrepreneurship, where he has successfully managed and owned several businesses. Currently, Andrew resides in Hudson, New Hampshire, with his wife, Eve, and their two sons, Gabriel and Noah. Andrew is characterized by his deep love for Jesus, a strong passion for supporting others, and an unyielding entrepreneurial spirit. In his leisure time, Andrew enjoys Camping, Exercising, and exploring the latest in Technology.
Brian & Tesni Freed
Leaders in Worship
Brian & Tesni met at Geneva College, where they both received Bachelor’s degrees in music. Brian went on to graduate with a Master’s in Music Education from Gordon College, and he teaches full-time at South Elementary School in Londonderry. Tes’ concentration at Geneva also focused on Biblical Studies, and she has a Master’s in Professional Writing from New England College. Brian & Tes began to offer their joint experience and heart for worship in The Orchard’s Music Ministry during 2015. They were married in 2010 and have three boys, Benjamin, William and Adam, one of whom is in heaven. They like watching comedies, being outdoors together, and creating silly songs about daily life.
Director of Administration
Having worked in ministry for more than twenty years, Lisa carries out a variety of tasks behind-the-scenes at The Orchard to oversee its ministry efforts and keep things running smoothly. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology as well as a Master’s in Elementary Education. She and her husband, Chris, are proud parents of two young adult children. A self-proclaimed crazy cat & plant lady, she is mom to 2 cats and over 60 plants. Lisa loves the ocean, traveling, fine dining, and suspense novels.
Director of Family Ministry
At one time the student leader for our middle and high school students, Katie now coordinates all of Family Ministry, encompassing ages birth through grade 12. Katie holds Bachelor’s degrees in Photography and Graphic Design from the University of Northern Colorado. She and her husband, Scott reside in Auburn, and stay busy raising their children, Jack, Lucy and James. Katie runs her own photography business as well.
Family Ministry Assistant
Linda assists our Family Ministry in many ways, including developing & teaching curriculum for Kids Time on Sunday mornings, and leading Ignite, a small group for 4th & 5th grade students. Raised in Derry, NH and involved in the church from a young age, Linda has 15+ years experience working with youth. She has worked with children from age newborn all the way up to high school throughout her years of ministry. Linda has always had a desire to see young lives impacted by God and the truth of His Word. She currently lives in Derry with her husband, Brandon, and their five children. When not in ministry, Linda not only wears the many hats of being a mom, but is also an avid board game player, lover of cooking, and an amateur photographer.
Director of Caring Ministries & ROOTS Coordinator
Lynne works as an advocate for those in need of care, including being the leader of GriefShare, and intentionally serving our Senior Connection Ministry. She also coordinates our ROOTS small group ministry. Prior to joining the Orchard Staff, Lynne’s fondness for research led her to work in the biomedical and business fields. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Southern New Hampshire University and is trained as a mental health first aider. Known as a life-long student, she is finishing a certification through Light University as a Christian Mental Health Coach with plans to continue her studies. She and her husband, Joe, have two young adult daughters. Adventure, sewing, crocheting, and reading are some of Lynne’s interests.
Laura Lee Reynolds
Business Administrative Assistant
Laura Lee has spent over 30 years living and working in Southern NH. She has extensive banking and business experience, and has also worked as an LNA and one on one Special Education paraprofessional. In her off time she enjoys good mystery thrillers, experimenting with recipes in the kitchen, and spending time with her menagerie of pets with fur and scales. She and her husband Adam are always off on local adventures to find good live music and food.
Natalie earned her Master’s Degree in education from the University of Connecticut and taught in Monroe, CT for 7 years before she and George started their family. She’s been homeschooling their children, Rebecca, Jim, and Abby for over 13 years. Natalie is on the advisory board of the Agape Homeschool co op they’ve been attending for 5 of the past twelve years. She loves knitting, crocheting, and spending time with her family.
Building & Grounds
Josh takes care of the landscaping and various maintenance projects around the Orchard. He and his wife Katie, have been involved together at the Orchard since 2023. Over the past several years, Josh has spent time volunteering at WorkCampNE and in various other church ministries. It brings him so much joy being able to serve God and others through his role here at the Orchard. When not working in ministry, Josh spends the rest of his work day at his primary job in retirement plan administration. In his free time, he enjoys working on handy projects with his father-in-law, going on mini road trips with his wife, and spending time with his awesome family!
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Jackson works mainly to create the slide presentations that accompany the Sunday morning experience at The Orchard. Throughout the first year of the COVID pandemic, he also worked on the creation of The Orchard Online to keep the congregation connected and encouraged during that time. These days, Jackson is enjoying life with his wife Kaylee and their dog and cat. He also enjoys consuming and studying lots of digital content, noting areas where he can improve his work.