Our Vision is to have a thriving Holy Spirit led multicultural, multigenerational church of authentic disciples of Christ who love God and others by focusing on evangelism, worship, discipleship and missions.
Our Mission is to create an environment where thriving relationships exist by encountering truth and purpose through life changing experiences with Jesus Christ.
During our Sunday Service, you will be welcomed into a friendly environment by people who are excited to meet you.
We believe that God called us to be in community, we were not meant to do life alone.
Discover your unique purpose and live the life God created for you.
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Pastor Rich and Nancy Gorgone relocated to Lakeland FL in 2020 from their lifelong residence in Long Island N.Y. Pastor Rich is a U.S. Navy veteran, retired NY police officer, and a graduate of Global University's Berean School of the Bible. Pastor Rich is an Ordained Minister of the Assemblies of God. He has served in multiple ministries over the last 20 years and pastored a church on Long Island from 2017-2019. Pastor Rich has served the body faithfully here at Southside as the Marriage/Family Pastor and as the Associate Pastor for approximately two years and was recently nominated by the search committee and elected by the church partners as our new Sr. Pastor.
Nancy is an active registered nurse. Pastor Rich and Nancy have been married for 32 years, have 3 adult children and 7 grandchildren. Pastor Rich and Nancy both believe that they have been given a fresh vision for Southside Assembly that God has called them specifically to launch. A vision that includes a multicultural multi-generational family church of fully devoted authentic disciples of Christ who love God and love others by focusing specifically on outreach evangelism, discipleship, worship, and missions.
For over 30 years God has faithfully used Pastor Rich and Nancy to minister to countless numbers of people in countless different ministries and they are excited to see how God will use them at Southside Assembly Lakeland Florida.
Southside Assembly of God
4750 Cleveland Heights Blvd Lakeland FL 33813