Randy is originally from Elkart, Indiana.  He and his wife Karen have been attending South Shore since 1998. Randy and Karen have four adult sons and four grandchildren. Randy served his first 20 years of ministry as a youth pastor in Sarasota. Randy came on staff in 2001 as the Volunteer Coordinator when our church did not have its own facilities.   Randy’s titles and responsibilities have changed many times over the past years.  He currently helps people get connected into the life of South Shore. He also leads our Community Life Groups, manages our facilities, oversees food ministry alongside many volunteers and oversees the care ministries. Randy loves Mexican food, enjoys detailing cars, watching football, being a grandpa and having dates with his wife.  Randy and Karen’s love for Jesus and His Church are very evident as they serve at South Shore.

Fun Fact: When Randy shakes your hand, your grand kids feel it!