Our Team

Pastor Ryan Ackerman

Pastor Ryan Ackerman

Senior Pastor

Ryan and his wife Krista are Massachusetts natives with a strong love for the North Shore.  After receiving his Masters of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Ryan and his family helped plant a church in the westernmost neighborhoods of Boston proper where Ryan served as the Discipleship Pastor.  The Ackermans are excited to be serving the North Shore  as part of the Cornerstone Church family.  Ryan enjoys reading, hiking, fishing, playing with his kids, meeting friends for coffee, and following Boston sports. Ryan and Krista have four children, Micah, Jackson, Charlotte, and Cora.
Emily Jones

Emily Jones

Music Director & Administrative Assistant

Emily and her husband, Chris, live in Beverly with their two children, Matthew and Kirsten. In addition to homeschooling their kids and teaching private piano lessons, Emily serves as the Cornerstone Music Director and Administrative Assistant to Pastor Ryan.  As a graduate from Gordon College with degrees in Elementary Education and Music, Emily enjoys working with the Praise Team and coordinating weekly worship services. In her spare time, Emily enjoys reading, traveling, cooking, walking with friends, and hanging out with her family.