Our Staff



kenwebsiteKen Sausedo, Senior Pastor

Ken came back to Grassy Branch to serve as Pastor in January, 2004. Previously, he was Minister of Music and Youth here at Grassy Branch from 1991 to 1996, and was the Interim Pastor of the church from 1996 – 1997.  He has been in church ministry since 1984, having served churches in Belmont, NC, Natchez, MS, and Spruce Pine, NC.   Ken and his wife, Jeannie have been married since May, 1982.  They have two adult sons, Jonathan and Aaron.

Ken’s Blog Site


chris reeseChris Reese, Associate Pastor to Youth and Children

Chris grew up here in Asheville, having graduated from T.C. Roberson High School and Fruitland Baptist Bible Institute in Hendersonville. He is the former Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Fairview, NC.  Chris and his wife, Brandy, have four daughters – Ginny, Rebekah, Samantha, and Olivia.


Chris’ Blog Site


carolyn websiteCarolyn Fraiser, Office Manager

Carolyn is a published author and a freelance writer and graphic designer for several  non-profit organizations.  She is also a local news and education reporter for The Journey Christian Newspaper.  In addition, she teaches creative writing workshops to kids of all ages. Carolyn and her husband reside in Arden.


Carolyn’s Blog Site





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