Whether you are brand new to the church thing or you’ve been around church for a while; we want to say welcome! Our goal at Southside is to create environments and experiences where you can encounter God in the midst of your life. When you come to Southside on a weekend, our aim is that you would be inspired by the music, encouraged by the message, welcomed by our amazing community of people & be reminded that God’s grace is here!
Gathering Times 
Small Groups: 9:15 am
Sunday Worship:  10:30 am 
Wednesday: 6:00 pm
Robert Parrish
Pastor of Southside Baptist Church
T H E   C H U R C H

Our History

 Southside Baptist Church began as a mission on October 13, 1957, by the Fayette First Baptist Church. A small worship auditorium was built on 10th Street SW with 12 Charter members and one new convert.


The Charter Members are as follows:

Rev. & Mrs. Bill Colston

Mr. & Mrs. J.C. Gary, Sr.

Mr. & Mrs. Aaron Branyon

Mr. & Mrs. M.L. Smith

Mr. & Mrs. Fred Wilkerson

Mrs. Ernest Boling

Mrs. Burl Terry

Mrs. Elon Phillips (new convert)


The Pastors for Southside Baptist Church are as follows:

Bill Colston 1957-1959

P. Ables 1959-1961

Jerry Robinson 1961-1970

Fred Donovan 1970-1973

George Henley 1973-1977

Wayne Futral 1977-1986

Scotty Hogan 1987-1993

Stan Prewitt 1993-1998

Robert Parrish 1999- Present