Staff
Pastor

Guy Thomas

Guy and Kathy Thomas come to Southside Baptist Church in Fulton from Casper Wyoming, where they served with the Wyoming Southern Baptist Convention and the North American Mission Board as State Missionary of Evangelism Strategies. Guy is a graduate of Boyce Bible School of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He has pastored Churches in Kentucky, Missouri and planted several churches in Missouri, Kansas, and Iowa.  

Guy and Kathy have two children.  Emily, their daughter, resides in Racine Wisconsin and works as project manager for Horizon Retail Construction. Matthew, their son, is married to Megan (Cagle) and they live in Jefferson City Missouri.  Matthew and Megan have two sons, Caleb Matthew and Aaron Evoritt. Matthew is a computer systems analyst for IBM in Columbia, Missouri.


Youth & Children's Pastor

Tyler Murphy

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Tyler Murphy and his wife, Laura, came to Southside Baptist Church from Warrensburg Missouri where he served as a youth pastor at a small church. He graduated from the University of Central Missouri (UCM) with a Bachelor's in Sociology and a minor in World Religions. He and his wife got marred at a small chapel on the UCM campus in September of 2015.

Tyler is the Youth and Children's pastor at Southside. He loves fishing, his dogs, and auctions but his greatest passion is to see the children, youth, and church as a whole grow in Christ to make disciples of all nations!


Minister of Music

Kent Maberry

Kent and Lori Maberry joined Southside in 2006 when Kent was called as music minister.  Kent is also employed by the United States Postal Service and Lori is a teacher for Jefferson City Public Schools.  Kent has a BA in church music with a minor in communications from the College of the Ozarks, and additional graduate hours in communications from the University of Missouri.   In 1976, as a sophomore in college, he accepted his first church music position and has been involved in music and other ministries full or part-time since then.   He has also been a radio producer/broadcaster.

 Kent and Lori have two sons, Seth and Oren.  Seth is employed by State Farm in Columbia, Mo. and serves as choir director for Hartsburg Baptist Church.  Oren is a student at College of the Ozarks, near Branson, Mo.  They enjoy camping, hiking, traveling, especially out west, touring historical sites and museums.  Above all, they are committed to serving the Lord as a family.  They enjoy making music, singing His praises and leading others to glorify the Lord Jesus Christ through song.  “Shout joyfully to the Lord all the earth, serve the Lord with gladness, come before Him with joyful singing.”  Psalm 100: 1, 2.


Church Secretary

Laura Murphy

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Laura Murphy, the secretary at Southside Baptist Church, is a graduate of the University of Central Missouri (UCM) with a Bachelor's degree in Tourism Management and a minor in Modern Languages. She and her husband, Tyler Murphy, moved to Fulton Missouri when he accepted Youth and Children's Pastor position. Prior to moving, Laura worked as an Event Coordinator at UCM.