Northside Leadership

We are guided at Northside by the following men:

Clarence Barnes
• Shepherd
• 479-394-3759
• chiefct@att.net
Clarence was born in Delight, AR, and grew up around Houston, TX. He joined the U.S. Coast Guard after High School. Clarence married his late wife, Peggy, in 1962. Clarence served in the Coast Guard until his retirement in 1979 when his family moved to Mena, AR. Clarence has been a member at Northside church of Christ since that time. Over the years Clarence has served in various ways. He served as a Deacon many years and was appointed as Elder in 2011. Clarence and Peggy together had two daughters, 4 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
Clarence married Lynne in October 2014. Together they are a powerful team for the Lord’s work in Mena.

 

Pat Riley
• Shepherd
• 479-234-2850
• patrickriley707@gmail.com
Pat was raised in the Oklahoma City area where he attended Southwest Technical Institute. He moved to Mena, AR, in 1972 , and married his wife Marsha in 1973. Pat and Marsha have two children: Erin and Mark. Erin is married to Randy Stepp. They have two children and are also members at Northside. Mark is married to Christin and they live in Fayetteville, AR. Pat and Marsha have been at Northside about 28 years and they have served the Lord in many ways. Pat has served as a deacon over the years and he was appointed as an elder in 2011.

 

Glen Stepp
• Shepherd
Glen was born in Oregon, but later moved to De Queen, AR, where he graduated High School. After High School, Glen joined the Navy and was stationed in Naples, Italy. Glen and his wife Cathy were married while they were in Italy on Sept. 14, 1974. After they returned to the United States, Glen graduated from Cossatot Community College. Glen has been working for the U.S. Forest Service for over 40 years. Glen and Cathy became members at Northside in 1991. Glen and Cathy have two children: Melissa and Randy. Randy marred Erin Riley and they have two children: Chloe and Camryn. Glen has served the congregation in various roles since placing membership. He first became a deacon in early 90’s and has served in that capacity at different points throughout the years. He was appointed an elder on Oct. 5, 2014.