Elders

Jeff Lethco
Senior Pastor
Jeff has been married to his wife Sandy since 1980. They are the parents of 4 wonderful children, Erin, Emily, Jeremy and Jacob. Jeff and Sandy also have 9 grandchildren. Jeff is a graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (M. Div. 1987, D. Min. 1994), and has pastored churches in South Carolina and Texas. Jeff loves the outdoors, especially during the fall and spring times of the year.
Dick Williams
Discipleship Pastor
Dick has been the Discipleship Pastor at North Side since November of 2014. Dick is a graduate of Presbyterian College (B.A. History, 1984) and Clemson University (M.Ed. Administration/Supervision, 2008). After a 29-year career in public education in SC as a teacher, coach, and principal, Dick accepted a call into full-time Christian ministry and is currently pursuing a M. Div. degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY.He is married to Danita and they have four adult children: Anna Leigh Skinner (who is married to Jared), Wes Funderburk, Katelyn, and Sarah. Dick and Danita have also been blessed with three grandsons!
Scott Hill
Mission Pastor
Scott is the Mission Pastor of North Side Baptist Church. He married Emily in 2010 and they have three children, Lucy, Amos, and Nora. Before coming to North Side, they served with the International Mission Board among the Hausa people of West Africa. Scott holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communication from William Carey University and a Master's degree from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA.
Jamie Parlor
Care Pastor
Jamie Parler is the Pastoral Care Pastor here at North Side. As a staff elder, he oversees our deacon and care ministry and regularly conducts pastoral counseling sessions for individuals. He has been married to Jennifer since 1995 and they have a son, Elliott. Before joining North Side in 2005, Jamie worked with PLACE ministries in Atlanta. Before PLACE, he spent 12 years prior in corporate sales. Jamie received his Bachelors Degree in Marketing from Charleston Southern University in 1992 (Go Bucs!), completed his Masters of Ministry degree in 2009, and recently earned his national certification as a biblical counselor through the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC, formerly NANC) in 2013 . Jamie is a drummer, non-scratch golfer, roots for the Gamecocks and enjoys cooking.
Ken Petrus
Administrative Pastor
Ken Petrus serves as Administrative Pastor at North Side. He came on staff in 2001 after working in the business world for over 30 years. He has been married to his wife Gail for over 40 years and have three children. Ken is also blessed with four grandchildren who are wonderful. Ken was originally trained as an Electrical Engineer at Milwaukee School of Engineering. He is a graduate of Andersonville Theological Seminary with Master and Doctorate degrees in Christian Education, in the area of Church Business Administration and Leadership. As part of the Leadership Team, he works with the other pastors in developing and executing our plan to make disciples.
Jason Allen
Elder
Jason is married to his high school sweetheart Tonya Allen. They have two children, Evans and Randi. Jason works as the Head Men's and Women's Golf Coach at Erskine College. He has been a member of Northside for 19 years.
Carl Burrell
Elder
Carl has been married to his wife Nancy since 1966. They are the parents of 2 wonderful children, Jennifer and David. Jennifer and husband Jamie Parler have 1 son Elliott. David and wife Kimber Stone Burrell have 3 children, Thomas, Ryan and Emily. Carl is a graduated from Charleston Southern University in 1968. Carl is retired after working for Davis & Floyd, Inc. for 41 years. He does woodworking and loves to cook.
Scott Davis
Elder
Scott and his wife Christy were married at North Side in 1999. Since then, their family has grown to include 3 children, Millison, Hampton and Leighton. Scott has been an elder at North Side since 2008, and he is employed at Self Regional Healthcare. He enjoys following college football, playing golf and spending time outdoors with family.
Dennis Erskine
Elder
Dennis has been married to Deborah over 35 years. They have twin daughters Karen and Kerri. He graduated from North Greenville University in 1976 and Charleston Southern University in 1978. Dennis currently works at Connie Maxwell Children's Home.
Michael George
Elder
Michael and Beth were married in 1999, the same year they joined North Side. They have 3 beautiful daughters; Caroline, Anna Laurel, and Taylor. At North Side, Michael serves as an Elder, Personnel Committee member, and D Group Shepherd. Professionally, Michael has worked as a Senior Territory Manager with Takeda Pharmaceuticals in pharmaceutical sales since 2005. Prior to that, Michael worked in Human Resources for Milliken & Company for 10 years. In addition, Michael has been the Mayor of Hodges, SC since 2007. Michael graduated in 1994 with a BS in Sports Management from Erskine College. With what little spare time he has left, Michael enjoys camping with his family, hunting, and Clemson football!
Eddie Lloyd
Elders
Eddie and his wife Florence have been members of NSBC since 1988. They have two children Christy Davis and Charlie Lloyd and five grandchildren. Eddie presently serves the church as an elder and a D-Group shepherd. A graduate of Erskine College he is employed in a fourth generation family business at Lloyd Roofing Co., Inc.. He enjoys playing golf and the guitar.
Rick Hendricks
Elder
Rick has been married to Joyce since 1998. They have two grown children, Chris and Jessica, and four wonderful grandchildren -- AC, Reagan, Bryson and Zoey. Rick was educated at the University of South Carolina and is a graduate of Andersonville Theological Seminary and the Clinical Pastoral Education program at Self Regional Healthcare. Rick led Project Love, North Side’s ministry for at-risk children, from 2004-15. He was ordained into the gospel ministry in February 2012 and serves as a Chaplain for Hospice Care of South Carolina’s office in Greenwood. Rick was affirmed as an elder by the North Side congregation in February 2016.
Jerry Rentz
Elder
Martin Ridgeway
Elder
Martin has been married to his wife Julie since 1989 and they have 2 sons, Addison and Ben. Martin is a graduate of Clemson University with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. He is Sr. Manager of Maintenance and Engineering at Fujifilm in Greenwood. He enjoys fixing things that are broken and ​experiencing God's creation while hiking and kayaking.
Shelton Tatum
Elder
Shelton and his wife April moved to Greenwood in 2012 after spending their entire lives in Alabama. They were married in 1983, the year both graduated from Auburn University. They have two grown, married daughters, Rachel (Cameron) and Ashley (Tyler), and two beautiful grandchildren, Avett and Caroline. Shelton has spent his career in the manufacturing industry, and he is currently employed as the Plant Controller for Ascend Performance Materials in Greenwood. Shelton loves spending time with family and friends, doing anything outdoors, and occasionally doing some wood working projects for the grandchildren.
Mike Turner
Elder