Pastoral Staff & Leaders
Todd grew up in a Christian home in San Jose, CA. It was in the summer between his junior and senior year, that he gave his life to Christ as Lord and Savior. After graduating from high school, he graduated from San Jose Christian College (1990) and San Jose State University (1993) while serving as a youth ministry intern at Los Gatos Christian Church during his time in college. Todd recently finished his seminary degree in 2011 and received his master’s in biblical theology from Trinity Theological Seminary.
Shortly after college, he worked for a para-church youth ministry in Dallas, TX for two years. In 1995, he returned to San Jose and served as a youth pastor at Blossom Valley Bible Church until 2006 and as an associate pastor at West Hills Community Church, Morgan Hill, CA until 2012. It was in February, 2012, that Todd accepted the call to be the lead pastor at Orchard Community Church.
Todd married Lisa in 1997 and they have 3 children. He loves baseball (especially the San Francisco Giants), movies, TV, reading, and spending time with family.
Children's Ministry Director
Lisa was born and raised in San Jose, California. It was in kindergarten, through the faithful witness of friends, Lisa, her dad, mom and sister committed their lives to Christ. By the time Lisa was in jr. high, her dad became a pastor. Just before her senior year of high school, her family moved to Southern California, where she graduated from high school and attended Master’s College. After being employed in various jobs and serving for many years in her local church she returned home to San Jose. It was then, while serving in the youth ministry, she met her future husband, Todd Burgett, who was the youth pastor. They were married in 1997 and have 3 children. She has served as a volunteer in the youth ministry, children’s ministry and women’s ministry in the various churches her husband been a pastor. She loves spending time with her family, homeschooling her children, serving alongside her husband, being a a part of the OCC church family and the occasional trip to Disneyland.
Jenny and her family have been members at OCC for over 20 years. Not only does she head up our hospitality ministry, she takes care of all the details in our church office.