Meet our pastor and deacon teams

Our pastoral and deacon teams are passionate about connecting people to Jesus.  We are here to serve Christ and serve our community.

Glad Tidings Church Pastoral Team

Matthew Boldizsar

Lead Pastor
Pastor Matthew Boldizsar has been serving as lead pastor at Glad Tidings since July of 2016.  He has served in various ministry roles for the last 20 plus years.  Pastor Matt desires to equip people to fulfill the call of God on their lives and impact our local community.

Ketura Boldizsar

Associate Pastor - Next Gen Ministries/Outreach
Ketura Boldizsar leads our kids and youth ministry teams as well as our outreach ministry to our local community.  Ketura is passionate about bringing the hope of Christ to broken and hurting people.

Lou Shelton

Associate Pastor - Finance and Facilities
Lou Shelton serves as Glad Tiding's finance pastor.  She ensures all the ministries are fully functional and guides financial operations.

Gary Cook

Associate Pastor - Spiritual Life
Pastor Gary Cook has served on Glad Tiding's pastoral team for the last 2 years.  Pastor Gary leads our prayer and altar ministry as well as providing leadership and pastoral care to our ministry leaders.

Mike Biggs

Associate Pastor - Pastoral Care/Visitation
Pastor Mike Biggs provides frontline chaplain services for Glad Tiding's family and friends.  He coordinates hospital and home visitation for those who are in need of a little extra TLC.

Garrett Gibson

Associate Pastor - Evangelism and Missions
Pastor Garrett has served at Glad Tidings since June of 2022.  He coordinates our 12 Steps Program and helps our fellowship stay connected with and bless our missionaries both local and overseas.

Bob and Jackie Barker

Associate Pastors - Seniors Ministries
Pastor Bob and Jackie have served in our seniors ministries for a little over a year.  Pastor Bob and Jackie love people and want seniors to experience the calling of God that resides on their lives.

Glad Tidings Church Deacon Team

Troy Jerrils

Board Secretary
Troy Jerrils has been a part of Glad Tidings
since 2006. He works in the field of finance/
investment and is a tremendous help to our
fellowship. Troy serves on our Deacon Board
as our Board Secretary and helps with much
of the building maintenance projects around
our church. Troy also facilitates our Safety
Team here at Glad Tidings, helping provide
safe environments as our church meets
together for worship, fellowship, and growth.

Lou Shelton

Board Treasurer
Lou Shelton has been a part of Glad Tidings for
the past 17 years. She has a passion for biblical
stewardship and organization as the body of
Christ fulfills its mission in our community. Lou
facilitates operations, administration and finance
at Glad Tidings. Presently, Lou also serves on
Glad Tidings’ Deacon Board as treasurer. Lou
works tirelessly to help our fellowship accomplish
the God-given goals and vision placed into
our hearts by the Holy Spirit.

Marlin Gooding

Leadership Care
Marlin Gooding has been a part of Glad
Tidings since 1985. Marlin’s day job is
working for Red Gold. He presently serves
on our Deacon Board as our Leadership
Care Deacon, helping care for our leaders so
they might thrive in ministry. He has served
in various capacities over the years and has
done so faithfully. Marlin has a passion for the
strength and health of the local church and
desires that our local body

Ivan Cole

Building and Grounds
Ivan Cole has been a part of Glad Tidings
since Fall of 2019. He has worked with the
gas company and has recently started
MadCo Excavating. Ivan joined the Deacon
Board last year and now serves as our
Building and Grounds Director. Ivan also
helps on our safety team.

Our Pastor and Family

From left to right - Natana, Ketura, Matt, Madissen
Front left to right - Kassidy, Josiah, Jocelyn