Leadership

Pastors & Staff

Ken Glasier

 Pastor

Pastor Ken graduated from Colorado State  University and Denver Seminary. He is about... Loving God, Loving People, Living God's Message.

Pastor Ken is married to Helen. She is a teacher at Mt. Zion Christian in Manchester, NH.  They have two daughters. Katie, is married to Scott Rowe and works for the Apple Corporation. The Rowes live in Derry, NH and team together to lead The Orchard's student ministry.  Lindsey is married to Kody Aten. They are parents to Karter and live in Beverly, MA.

Pastor Ken and his family enjoy the performing arts, theater, live music and clean comedy. For relaxation, Ken enjoys photography, fly fishing, and being a bee-keeper.

Ryan Leland

Associate Pastor

Ryan Leland is our Associate Pastor of Marketplace Ministries.  A bi-vocational pastor, Ryan works full time at a local financial firm in the training department.  Outside of work, Ryan enjoys his time with his wife Amy and children.  

Ryan holds a Masters of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.  

Ryan's life verse is from Romans 11:36:  "For from Him, and through Him, and to Him are all things.  To Him be the glory forever.  Amen."

Lisa Powers

Director of Administration

Lisa attended Evangel University and UNH, graduating with a BA in Psychology, and a Masters in Education from Notre Dame College. Lisa, along with her husband Chris and two children, Alex and Emily, have called The Orchard their church family since our beginning. Having a background working with children, Lisa was initially drawn to Children’s Ministry.  Although still deeply invested in children and youth, she has recently discovered a desire to focus her time and experience in the area of church administration, where she appreciates seeing the details come together across all areas of ministry. 

Scott and Katie Rowe

Directors of Student Ministries

Scott Rowe was raised in Connecticut and has spent his post high school years in the south, mostly in Alabama. He has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama and a Master’s in secondary education from the University of Montevallo.

He was an Officer in the U.S. Army for 5 years and served in Afghanistan. Scott was honorably discharged from the Army in 2009.

Scott came to know Jesus as his personal Savior after his time in the service. He has a heart to serve Jesus and to disciple students.

After completing his Master in Education, he taught middle/high school science for 4 years. He was recognized as teacher of the year for Gulf Shores Middle School in 2014-15.

Scott has been the head coach for wrestling, boy’s and girls’ soccer, and was an assistant football coach. He was also a FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) Huddle Coach. Scott served as a Youth Advisor for three years at Liberty Church in Foley, AL.

More recently, Scott has been following Jesus’ call to come back to the North East. He has completed a yearlong outdoor leadership and adventure educational instruction program from Greenfield Community College in MA. Scott is certified in several outdoor adventure activities.

Scott and his bride, Katie, work together in serving the students of The Orchard! 

Brian and Tes Freed

Leaders in Worship

Music and teamwork have always been part of Brian & Tesni’s relationship. They met as classmates in the Music Department at Geneva College, where Brian earned his Bachelor’s in Music Education and Tes received her Bachelor’s in Music and Biblical Studies. Brian & Tes began to offer their combined experience and heart for worship at The Orchard in September 2015, as both church members and part-time staff.

Brian is originally from Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania. He teaches music full-time at South Elementary School, and he graduated with a Master’s in Music Education from Gordon College in 2017. Brian's instruments include voice, guitar, ukulele, and trumpet. Tes grew up nearby in Windham. She was blessed to develop her musical gifts within local churches and Christian schools. Tes is a singer-songwriter, whose instruments are voice and keyboard, and she achieved a Master’s in Professional Writing through New England College in 2015.

The Freeds have been married since 2010 and call Londonderry their home. [email protected]

Mary Scourick

Business Manager

Mary Scourick is the Business Manager of The Orchard. She performs a variety of administrative functions, primarily, our accounts payable and financials.She makes her home in Hudson with her son, Jackson. Mary is also involved in leading small groups and Bible studies. Mary leads our Single's Ministry as well.

Nicole Cobb

Children's  Ministry Coordinator

Nicole and her husband Matt live in Manchester, NH with their three children, Emma, Jason and Ellie.  She has been fortunate enough to be a stay at home Mom while working on her degree in Education and Human Services.  Nicole is currently attending Southern NH University and pursuing a Bachelor in Education and Human Services with a minor in Special Education. She has a strong passion for working with children and especially those with special needs. Her previous  employment includes working with preschool children for 15 years, then moving on to Easter Seals to work with young children diagnosed with Autism. Some of Nicole’s hobbies include horseback riding and photography as well as spending time with her family. Nicole developed a love for teaching children about Jesus and his love for them while teaching Sunday School off and on since the age of 12.  She also cares deeply about setting a strong Christ-centered foundation for the children to build on as they grow by teaching, caring and working with their families!

Patti Wege

Connections Ministry Coordinator

Patti and her husband Tim have called the Orchard their church home for some time, and they love seeing what Jesus is doing in this congregation and community! Patti is currently serving The Orchard as the Connection Ministry Coordinator.

Lisa Graham

Small Group Coach

Lisa Graham is currently serving The Orchard as a Coach for Small Groups. She actively leads a group and has a passion to see others get connected and growing in faith!