Staff/Leadership

Staff

Edwin Menon
  • Pastor

Bio

Edwin was originally born in Singapore. His mother is Chinese and his father is Indian, which officially makes him a “Chindian.” He came to America at the age of seven and grew up in Brookline, MA. He later returned to Singapore at the age of eighteen in order to fulfill his military duties.  

Edwin served as a public High School Mathematics teacher in the town of Hull, MA, before going to Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary and coming to Highrock. Edwin loves hanging out with his wife and making her laugh with his corny jokes. In his spare time Edwin loves to fish, make buffet restaurant owners sweat when he shows up, and occasionally stunt doubles for the Hulk.

Kelsey Menon
  • Kidsrock Director

Bio

Originally from South Berwick, Maine, Kelsey moved to the Boston area after college. After she met Edwin, she decided to stay permanently!

Kelsey also works in the Malden Public School District. She loves spending time with her husband and being outdoors with their dog Bruin. She enjoys traveling, going to the beach, and visiting her family in Maine.

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  • Worship Leader

Bio

Terri was born and raised in a big family in Saugus, MA. After completing an undergraduate degree in Music and Theater, she began teaching English as a Second Language to international students and has been teaching ever since.

Her love for language and people led her to get a Masters in Linguistics and serve in North Africa with Wycliffe Bible Translators. A few of her favorite hobbies include enjoying the outdoors by hiking and kayaking and watching her son play sports and perform his music.

Ministry Leaders

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  • Welcome and Hospitality Team Leader

Bio

Linda was originally born in Connecticut and is a first generation Chinese American. She moved to Greater Boston to work as a primary care pediatric nurse practitioner in Malden.

Linda loves baking, cooking, going for runs, traveling, and relaxing by doing nothing.

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  • Welcome and Hospitality Team Leader

Bio

Eric was originally born in Nairobi, Kenya and moved to the Boston area for college at the age of 18. From this time, he has called various metro Boston areas including Malden home and has steadily become acclimated to the cold New England winters.

Eric loves being a host and ensuring people feel at home. He enjoys spending time with friends, watching movies, exploring new places, and is an avid American football fan.

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  • Service Coordinator

Bio

Glendon grew up in Shanghai, China before coming to Boston as an international student in 2010. He considers both Shanghai and Boston as home.

Glendon works as a campus ministry worker with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship in Boston. He is passionate about Christian missions and mentoring college students. In his free time, Glendon enjoys cooking and trying out new recipes. You can often find Glendon drinking bubble tea and exploring Malden with his fiance, Linda.

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  • Creative Arts Team Leader

Bio

Born in Kenya, this self-appointed “Kenyan Queen” has lived in the United States for most of her life. She is passionate about connecting with people from all walks of life. 

During the week, Bernice likes to nerd out in her finance job but when she is not doing that she loves creating Pinterest boards full of puppies and watching movies.

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  • Media Team Leader

Bio

Shanmukha, or Mookie as he goes by, was born in India and moved to the United States just after turning one year old. From there, he was raised in Boston, MA. 

Mookie has worked for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for ten years in the Health Information Management Services. In his spare time, Mookie likes to follow Boston sports, go to the movies, and go shopping.