Meet the Staff

LEAD PASTOR TIM SHEETS

is married to his best friend, Trina, and they have 3 energetic kids. Tim enjoys spending time with his family, reading, fishing, playing soccer, listening to music, jamming on his guitar and all things Star Wars. Tim's favorite verse that helps keep things in proper perspective is Matthew 6:33 "But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well."

CHILDREN'S PASTOR TRINA SHEETS

joined the Northside staff in 2017.  She immediately began pursuing her ministry license through the Church of the Nazarene.  In conjunction with the process, she was assigned the role of Pastor of Administration.  Her calling came almost two decades ago to teach andshe has fulfilled that over the years in children's and women's ministries.  She has a Bachelors of Science in Christian Education.  In her spare time she loves to spend time with family, read and go antiquing with Tim.

YOUTH & SDMI PASTOR DALLAS THARP

joined the staff in November 2020. He has been a part of the Church of the Nazarene since he was born and has pastored in Arkansas, Missouri, New Hampshire and Kansas prior to returning home to Indiana. He studied Youth Ministry at Olivet Nazarene University, where he met his wife Christyn, together they have 4 amazing kids. Dallas' passion for the church is to see the generations coming together and learning from one another. One of Dallas' favorite passages of Scripture is Deuteronomy 6. In his free time he loves to spend time with his family, playing games, watching wrestling and is a huge Batman fan.

MINISTRY INTERN STEPHANIE CHAPMAN

graduated from Olivet Nazarene University with a Bachelor of Science in Christian Education with a focus in Children's ministry and a minor in art and is currently working towards a Master of Arts in Family Ministry at Olivet. She grew up here in Elkhart, attending this very church. She loves music, art, sports, books and tv. Her favorite verse is Hebrews 11:1 "Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see."

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR CARLA BAKER

has attended Elkhart Northside Church of the Nazarene for 46 years following her marriage to Don Baker except for 18 months when they lived in Fort Myers, Florida. She grew up in Edwardsburg Michigan where she attended Edwardsburg Schools. She has three married children, two daughters-in-law, one son-in-law. And is blessed with four of the greatest grandchildren - twins (boy and girl) and two girls in the other family. She is semi-retired, but she loves working here at the church with four pretty-terrific pastors. Outside of the office she like to ride bikes (relaxingly), knitting (though a beginner), reading historical Christian fiction and mysteries, and doing a variety of crafts. Carla says: "I DO love Jesus and love People. God has blessed me and my family in so many ways."