Wes Schrickel - Senior Pastor

Wes is the senior pastor at the Orchard. He and his wife Kristen (see below) moved to Starkville in May 2016 to follow their dream to plant a church that reaches people who aren't connected to Jesus. To get in contact with Wes, e-mail him at


Kristen Schrickel - Associate Pastor

Kristen coordinates the children's ministry at the Orchard. She is also a part of our teaching team. You might see her anywhere on a Sunday morning if she's not on stage preaching. To get in touch with Kristen, e-mail her at


Elizabeth Marquez - Volunteer Coordinator

Lizzy coordinates our volunteers and makes sure people are connected at the Orchard. If you’re interested in getting more involved, e-mail her at