We believe in collaborative leadership with men and women serving as image-bearers of God for our community.
We believe all people are called to serve God within the church and in their homes, jobs, and community. All of life is an act of worship through which we praise God for his love.
Chris Landon is the Lead Pastor at Arbor House. He is also the Pastor of Missional Engagement at Northgate Free Methodist Church. He has served at Arbor House since 2016. Prior to that he was the Summer Camp Director of Covenant Acres Campground and Retreat Center, Assistant Pastor at Gowanda Free Methodist Church, and Youth Pastor at Ransomville Free Methodist Church. Chris has a B.A. from Roberts Wesleyan College in Religion and Philosophy and an M.A. in Theological Studies with a focus in Old Testament from Northeastern Seminary. He has presented at several Canadian-American Theological Association annual meetings on the intersection of the Psalms of Lament and Punk Rock and the application for the contemporary Church, and on the “Mark of Cain”. He also serves as the Director of Communication for the Canadian-American Theological Association.
Chris and his wife Melissa have been married since 2014 and have two cats, Marcus and Minerva. He enjoys playing paintball, video games, and listening to Punk.
Pastor of Community Life
Gloria is the Pastor of Community Life at Arbor House. She is wife to Ed Roorda, mother to their four children and their spouses, and Gigi to her grandchildren. Gloria graduated from Northeastern Seminary with a Doctor of Divinity degree, and has been serving God as a Free Methodist pastor since 2003.