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André Laird
Senior Pastor

Pastor André has been at Mt. Zion since the fall of 2018. He is a 2005 graduate of Huntington College, where he earned his degree in Communication: Broadcasting. After eight years in media, he answered the call to ministry, earning his Master of Arts in Christian Ministry from Liberty University Theological Seminary, in 2013.

Prior to Mt. Zion, Pastor André served as Associate Pastor of Family and Young Adults, at Mt. Olivet Church, in Huron, SD. He also served at The Well, in Huntington as Discipleship Pastor.

A former soccer player and coach, Pastor André loves cheering on his favorite soccer team, Juventus; spending time with family; adding to his “Musical Instruments from Around the World” collection; cooking Jamaican-related food and napping after church on Sunday afternoons.

He and his wife Kristie, who heads up our youth and children’s ministry, have been married for over 20 years. They have four children: McKenzie, Madison, Matthew and Michael, and one very spoiled dog, Max.


Kristie Laird
Youth & Children's Ministry


Laura Clark


Megan Cromley


Board of Leadership

Roger Thorn, Pep Amos, Brett Salyers, Mike Garner, Pastor André

Back Row L to R

Sarah Simon, Carla Rinearson, Becky Wilhelm

Front Row L to R

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