Good Shepherd Staff

Good Shepherd is blessed with a dedicated team of staff who work with church leaders, volunteers and friends to serve congregation members and the broader community.


Meet them and get contact information below.

  • Rev. Jeanette Leisk 

    Pastor

    GSLC.PastorJen@verizon.net | @jeanetteleisk

    703-548-8608


    Pastor Jen administers the Office of Word and Sacrament, preaching and teaching, presiding in worship, baptisms and holy communion. She counsels those with personal needs, those preparing for baptism or marriage and other life passages, and conducts other special services. She works with the leaders of the congregation to attend to the daily happenings of Good Shepherd and represents GSLC in the community.

  • Krista Knieriem 

    Office Administrator

    GSLC.Office@verizon.net

    703-548-8608


    Krista is the friendly face folks encounter at GSLC on weekdays in person and on the phone. She manages the church office, prepares bulletins and other church documents, maintains congregation membership records and other files, and keeps schedule for building usage.

  • Denise Steene 

    Education Ministry Coordinator

    leuctra@verizon.net


    Denise works with kids, parents and volunteers to facilitate Christian and Lutheran learning at GSLC. She coordinates Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, confirmation, first communion preparation, and other education and youth activities.

  • Daniel Jackson 

    Choir Director

    Daniel.Jackson@lcps.org


    Daniel leads and directs the chamber choir at worship services and Wednesday night rehearsals. He brings a depth of musical and teaching expertise that encourages transparency in singing that helps choir members and those in the congregation to encounter God. 

  • Rhonda Rose 

    Organist


    Rhonda provides organ and piano music and coordinates musicians for the 8:30 and 11 AM worship services. Her spirit-filled music is prayer without words. She also accompanies the choir.

  • Shelby Zellhart 

    Nursery Coordinator


    Shelby oversees care for our littlest ones during Sunday worship services, recruiting volunteers and organizing activities and the nursery space.

  • Paul Lund 

    Bookkeeper


    Paul ensures the checks get cut and the financial records are maintained accurately. If you’re around the GSLC office in the evenings, you’ll often see him there.

  • Hector Hernandez

    Custodian


    Hector maintains the cleanliness of the church and sets up for events. We’re thankful for the pride he takes in caring for GSLC for members and visitors.