Senior Pastor, Ben Myers
Ben was born in Pennsylvania, but grew up in Tennessee. He graduated from Middle Tennessee State University and served as a Tennessee State Park Ranger. He and his family spent some time in Southern California while he studied his MDiv. at The Master’s Seminary. During that time, he primarily served youth and children’s ministries. Ben has been married to Jennifer for 19 years, and the Lord has blessed them with three beautiful daughters: Ceana, Ally, and Edyn. Ben has a deep commitment to God’s Word, and loves to see it impact the lives of God’s people. His favorite way to spend his free time is with his family, although he also enjoys many outdoor activities.
Office Manager & Assistant to Senior Pastor, Marlene M. Markley
Marlene came to Southside Church from San Jose, California in March of 2005. Prior to coming to Southside, she worked for Los Gatos Christian Church (now Venture Christian Church) for two years as office manager and executive assistant to the senior pastor. Prior to coming to Los Gatos Christian Church she served as lead customer software trainer for MainStreet, Networks for six years. Marlene graduated (cum laude) from Meredith College, Raleigh, NC in 1992. She is married and has two grown children, 5 grandchildren and nine step grandchildren.
Katelyn Woodcock, Events & Media Director
Katelyn Woodcock is the Events & Media Director here at Southside Church. She is married to Randy Woodcock. They have grown up at Southside as it has been their church home since they were in pre-school. Currently at Southside, they enjoy spending time pouring into the lives of the youth in Three18 Ministries where they serve as youth leaders. You will often find Katelyn behind the camera both during work hours and off the clock, as she also owns a Wedding & Portrait photography business. Katelyn and Randy are both also passionate about music and enjoy being a part of the adult praise team and in leading the youth praise band at Southside.