Leadership

Pastors & Staff

Jered Patrick

Senior Pastor

Pastor Jered has served as the Senior Pastor of Southern Heights since January 2015. He's married to his bride, Courtney Patrick. They were married on August 4th, 2012. Since then God has blessed them with two boys, Ezra and Micah. Jered enjoys spending time with his family, reading with a hot brew of coffee, and playing sports. 

Austin Rouse

Pastor of Families and Students

Pastor Austin has served as the Pastor of Families and Students since May 2021. He's married to his bride, Addie Rouse. They were married on June 4th, 2016. Since then God has blessed them with one girl, Naomi. Austin enjoys spending time with his family, studying the Word, and spending time outdoors. 

Gary Johnson

Teaching Pastor

Pastor Gary has served as an elder and Teaching Pastor since 2018. He's married to his bride, Glenna Johnson. They were married on April 5th, 1980. God has blessed them with two kids and six grandkids. Gary enjoys spending time with his family, teaching Sunday School, and rooting for the Phillies. 

Lesley Mccain

Director of Communications 

Lesley has served as the Director of Communications at Southern Heights since 2017. She has been married to her husband Jeremy since August 1, 2009.  God has blessed them with their wonderful daughter, Landry.  Lesley enjoys spending time with her family, hanging out with her small group, and serving at SHBC. 

Mandy Beasley 

Director of Music Ministry 

Mandy has served as the Music Director at Southern Heights for over a decade. She loves the Lord, her family, community, and church family.