Meet the staff


We are here to help support you on your journey to CONNECT, GROW, & SERVE!

To Introduce our staff, that’s what this page is here to do!
So it really makes me happy to introduce to you…
So now let’s started…
It’s time to get things started…
On the most sensational inspirational celebrational
Ladies & Gentlemen…
Meet the Staff of Parkside Church of the Nazarene! 

Pastor Stephen Zirkle

In addition to GREEN being Pastor Stephen’s favorite color, he is the LEAD PASTOR.  He’s highly administrative and loves to create teams of individuals to make God-centered, Biblically Grounded, Servants of Christ!

Sharla Zirkle

Her career as a daredevil and performance artist has led Sharla to her current post as Interim Worship Leader at Parkside!  Sharla is passionate about music and worshiping the Lord through song!

Joanne Murphy

Joanne is the Warm-up Comic and Sidekick that holds the Church office together!  She is our Church Administrative Assistant!

Cheryl Szczepanski

Cheryl is a Dynamic Child Care Director, powerful percussionist and all around rock icon and Master in Education (M.Ed.).

Marcella Rivera

Marcella rarely uses contractions when speaking and gives herself a distinctive vocal pattern as our Child Care Assistant Director. She is also multi-talented, taking around different roles as our Family Ministries Pastor.  Just like Grover, she loves to help people anyway she can.