We have a strong team here at Southside. With a combined 20 years of ministry between the three we are excited to reach out into the community.
Dale Tedder Men's Ministries
Dale first joined our staff in the 90's and serves primarily as the Minister of Discipleship for our church. He has a passion for leading men in how to serve God. He enjoys spending time with his family and, depending on the year, watching University of Georgia Football.
Ian leads our small group ministry by facilitating our Starting Points course which helps you find the right fit in our church community. He is also an avid music lover and talented musician using these gifts to serve our church and community.
Pastor Bruce serves as the lead pastor of our church. He has a passion for preaching the gospel and sharing its practical and relevant application to our lives. He enjoys kayaking and photography. He regularly serves with Kairos Prison Ministry.
Angie has been with SUMC for over 10 years! She loves Jesus and has a heart for serving children in our church and community . In addition to serving our children, she also is involved our partnership with our neighborhood elementary school.
Amy Franks Student Ministries Missions & Prayer Team
Amy has been serving the youth and women of Southside for several years. Her genuine love for Jesus permeates all she does! She loves connecting with others and sharing the love of Christ through missions.
Melissa has been an integral part of Southside UMC for over 7 years! She enjoys interacting with members and visitors of the church and helping them get plugged in. In her free time Melissa can be found at the baseball field cheering on her son!
Sarabeth enjoys serving Southside UMC as the Director of Communications. She also works at The City Rescue Mission as their PR, Marketing, & Communications Coordinator and is pursuing her Master's in Communication Management at UNF (GO Ospreys!)
Leslie serves as the Director of Women’s ministries, encouraging and supporting women with faith, love, and laughter. Leslie also writes inspirational southern romance and posts devotions and flash fiction regularly on her website. She loves to read, especially Christian fiction.
In addition to our paid staff, we have several committees that help us care for our facilities, manage our finances, communicate with our members, and more. To see a list of our current committees and their members, click button below.