Orchard Lake Community Church, Presbyterian
Staff & Leaders
Rev. Sarah B. Linn has served as Orchard Lake's Associate Pastor since August, 2013. Sarah has lived all over the U.S. and has worked in business, education, and non-profit contexts - but most of her adult life was devoted to international Christian relief and development work. Before pursuing ordination, Sarah lived for 6 years in the Republic of Yemen, where she started a network of adult vocational training centers. Sarah enjoys reading, spending time with friends, and playing outside with her adorable mutt, Teddy.
Rev. Dr. Paul Thwaite has served as Senior Pastor and Head of Staff since December, 2009. A native of Bethlehem, Pa. he has served congregations in Michigan and Pennsylvania. Paul graduated from Fuller Theological Seminary (Master of Divinity) and Pittsburgh Theological Seminary (Doctor of Ministry). He is married to Jan and has two grown daughters.