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.
Pastor in Residence
Kevin Kyle is a Navy Chaplain Candidate, working to become ordained and serve as an EPC Chaplain. A graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Kevin has been working in various ministries and organizations while completing his training. He and his wife Megan make their home in Ellsworth, Maine, although Kevin will be living in Londonderry while temporarily serving at Orchard. They love to be outside with their dog, Rocky, and to spend time with family and friends. You'll probably hear Kevin before you see him; he'll be the one singing randomly or talking about the beauty of College Football. Feel free to interrupt him and say hi.
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 two boys, Benjamin and William, 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 cat lady, Lisa loves the ocean, dreams of traveling to Italy, and enjoys reading mysteries.
Leader of Children's & Youth Ministry
Katie has served The Orchard’s middle and high school students since 2015, and also recently began to coordinate Children's Ministry for families with children birth through grade 5. Katie holds Bachelor’s degrees in Photography and Graphic Design from the University of Northern Colorado. She and her husband, Scott stay busy raising their twins, Jack and Lucy, and Katie runs her own photography business as well.
Family Ministries Intern
Kelly just finished her first year at Grove City College where she is a Biblical & Religious Studies and Christian Ministries double major. At school she serves on a Young Life team at Grove City High School. She has attended the Orchard since before the church received it’s name (which her mom came up with!), and throughout her childhood she was actively involved in the youth group. Kelly has served as a leader for Orchard Kidz and Fridaze for many years. She also interned with workcampNE for 2 summers, which were some of her favorite summers! Kelly is a huge extrovert, loves playing sports (especially soccer), and doing anything outside!
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.