Ron Lutjens, Senior Pastor

Ron grew up in the New York metro area, but has been in the Midwest since his college days. He met and married his wife, Katherine, at L'Abri Fellowship in Switzerland in 1974 and together they are the proud and grateful parents of three grown children and seven delightful grandchildren. Ron was the planting pastor of Old Orchard Church in 1981 under the oversight of Grace and Peace Fellowship in St. Louis city. Ron holds a Masters degree in New Testament Studies from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School north of Chicago and a Master of Divinity degree from Covenant Theological Seminary here in St. Louis. The Lutjens live in Webster Groves near the church.


Joseph McDaniels, Director of Ministry to Families and Youth

Joseph McDaniels graduated from Covenant Seminary with a Master of Divinity ('15). He and his wife, Rachel, live in Maplewood, MO with their son, Benjamin and their daughter, Mollie. Joseph currently serves as the Director of Ministry to Families and Youth at Old Orchard Church, a position he took up in July of 2015. He is currently taking steps to pursue ordination in the Missouri Presbytery.

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  • Greg Roig, Music Director/Ruling Elder
  • Kelli McKie, Administrative Assistant/Summer Children's Program Coordinator
  • Ron Nelson, Ruling Elder
  • Matt Philip, Ruling Elder
  • Mark Powers, Ruling Elder
  • Durinda Hood, Deaconess
  • Linda Lemen, Deaconess
  • Chris Catlin, Deacon
  • Ben Kraft, Deacon
  • Denny Reinheimer, Deacon
  • Susan O'Neal, Custodian
  • Beverly Condray, Accompanist