Southside Baptist Church Staff
Our leadership team recognizes the authority of God, and realizes that we are shepherds who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. We desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Our passion and goal is to equip the believers for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.

Dr. Hugh Cooper, Interim Pastor

As the primary teaching pastor, Dr. Cooper has a passion for carefully unpacking the truths of Scripture. He has served at numerous churches throughout his career. Dr. Cooper is passionate about the church and has a heart for the members.

Janet Vineyard, Church/Financial Secretary
Janet has served our church for 25 years as our Secretary. When you call the church, or come by throughout the week, you’ll more than likely interact with Janet.
Joshua McCrary, Director of Senior Adults & Worship
The Bible has a lot to say about music, and Josh’s role is to lead the church’s worship of God in a way that matches the character of God. Josh began his time at Southside as our church pianist and has since filled voids in leadership. In addition to his Interim Worship Director responsibilities, he also serves as our Senior Adult Director. Josh also handles the technical aspects of the worship service and is eager to share his gifts with the church.
Sue Tillett, Church Organist
For years, Sue has served Southside as Organist and Piano. Sue is always available to help out in any way needed and volunteers for many of our Senior Adult programs and events.