Church Staff

Gary Lee Webber

Born in Dayton, Ohio Gary grew up in Jacksonville, graduating from Jacksonville University where he received a degree in Music Education. He and his wife, Sheri, were married in 1993 and have four children, Caleb, Emma Grace, Abigail and Maisy. Gary graduated from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity with Biblical Languages. He has served as the Associate Pastor of Milford Baptist Church in Marietta, Georgia and Rivertree Church in Huntsville, Alabama. Having grown up at Southside,…

Scott Badgett

Scott and Kathy Badgett are Oklahoma natives that met on the campus of Oklahoma State University where they both graduated. They have been married 38 years and have three adult children (1 girl and twin boys). They also have a son-in-law, a daughter-in-law, and six grandchildren. They have served as volunteers in multiple churches as Scott’s career moved him around Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Florida. He surrendered to the ministry at age 46 and was called to Chisholm Heights Baptist Church…

Margaret Furnas

Margaret joined the Southside family in 2020. In addition to being Preschool Director, she is also a pharmacy technician at Walgreens. She lives on Lake Mandarin with her husband, Jon, and three children, Eryn, Alex, and Katelynn. In her spare time, Margaret enjoys reading, crafting, spending time with her family, and solving puzzles and mysteries. Margaret served on the board of directors and coached 14-18U girls softball at Mandarin Sports Association.

Meghan Garner

Meghan is a native of Jacksonville, Florida and was born and raised at Southside. She graduated from Samuel W. Wolfson High School and attended the University of North Florida where she earned a degree in Physical Education (K-12). Meghan volunteered in several roles, including running sound and screens for worship, before coming on staff. Meghan enjoys the excitement of extreme activities and has run several half and full marathons. In 2013 she became an Ironman… that’s a 2.4 mile swim,…

Cindy Graves

Cindy joined the Southside family in 1985, making her the official staff antique. A proud graduate of Florida State University with a major in Latin (yes, you read that correctly), she discovered her true calling as a church administrative assistant after two years as a high school teacher. In addition to serving as the pastoral ministry assistant, Cindy sings in the choir, plays handbells, volunteers with guest services, and makes occasional appearances as her bossy alter ego, Beatrice Thistlebottom. Cindy…

Jim Harrelson

Jim was born in Fayetteville, NC and grew up in Jacksonville where in 1982 he enlisted in the United States Air Force. He served for over 20 years during which time he became Section Chief/Senior Flight Mechanic on Air Force One serving George H.W. Bush, William Clinton and George W. Bush. He traveled to 41 countries and was onboard on 9/11 when the world changed. He retired in 2002 and moved back to Jacksonville with his three boys: Christopher, Thomas…

Vickie Harrelson

Vickie has been a member of Southside since 1998. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Christian Studies from the Baptist College of Florida. She has a love for teaching and has worked in many capacities to ensure a Godly influence for all ages, babies through adult. She has participated in faith based grow groups, summer camps and activities, and mission trips, both stateside and international. Vickie is passionate about helping people understand their gifts to mobilize them into ministry opportunities…

Todd Kornahrens

Todd grew up in Charleston, SC and graduated from First Baptist High School before eventually getting a BA from the College of Charleston and a Masters of Divinity from Columbia (SC) Theological Seminary in 2003. Todd has been in full time ministry since 2003, serving as solo, lead, campus , and children’s pastor in Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Ohio, and Florida. Since coming to Jacksonville in 2013, Todd discovered his passion and calling to reach and disciple children and their families.…