Northside Church of Christ
Welcome to Northside! We desire to LOVE GOD with all of our hearts, LOVE OTHERS as Christ loves us, and to SERVE THE WORLD through the power of the Holy Spirit.

Larry Sharp



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Larry Sharp is completing his 32nd year of full-time ministry. After serving for three years as a campus minister to Illinois State University, he became Northside's full-time minster in 1983. Larry is a graduate of Missouri State University and Harding Graduate School of Religion.

Larry and his wife Sherry, a Unit Five elementary music teacher, have been married 35 years. They have three children, Lindsay, Bryan and Courtney. Larry enjoys all kinds of sports, working out, and reading.

Larry's Section:

I have enjoyed working with people and helping them to follow Jesus. Northside is a loving and caring church family.  

Gary Gawlik


   Associate Minister

   Children's Education and Youth  Ministries

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Gary was our youth minister in 1988 and was with us for 11 years. He then worked for The Baby Fold where for the past 17 years he's been a case  worker advising and assisting children and their families who have special needs. He is just short of a divinity degree from Lincoln Christian University. He has been involved all his working life with the spiritual, social and emotional needs of youth. He has led Northside's Children' worship for many years.
Gary and his wife Sandy have three children, Hunter, Brooke and Tanner. All are involved in sports and Special Olympics. They are involved each day in mentoring and supporting youth through their children's activities inside and outside the church.


 Gary's Section:

I enjoy being actively involved the lives of our youth and seeing them grow in their faith. My desire is partnering with God to help youth understand the world they live in and how to succeed against the daily challenges they face.
I look forward to instructing, nurturing and equipping our young people to lead a Spirit-filled life of faith and forge a deep relationship and commitment to Jesus Christ. 



Melissa Knotts


Administrative Assistant

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Melissa is the Administrative Assistant at Northside Church. She has worked in the office since 1997. Melissa organizes and coordinates events held at Northside. Her computer expertise and office management skills provide valuable services to our staff and church family. Melissa is also a member of the Worship Team. Melissa and her husband Jim have two children, Samantha and Joey, and a grandson, Alex. She enjoys being part of the staff here at Northside.


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