Randy Mathenia

Director of Music Ministries, Worship & Building Operations

Randy is the Director of Music Ministries, Worship Coordinator, and Operations Coordinator at Northside Church. Randy was born in Blytheville, Arkansas; however, moved to Memphis Tennessee at the age of 7. Memphis became his home.

Randy graduated from Memphis State University, now known as the University of Memphis, with a Bachelor of Music degree – Vocal Performance, Choral Conducting, Sacred Music emphases. Randy had the privilege of being the student conductor of the University Singers, a 70 voice elite choral group. Upon graduation Randy worked with several churches in the Memphis area helping to build Christian based music programs. Randy moved to the Jackson area in 1985 and began working as a General Manager in a family owned manufacturing facility. In 1991, he became the part time Director of Music at Northside Church where his wife had begun playing the piano in 1989. Randy became full time with the church in June of 2003, accepting additional responsibilities which allowed him to use life skills learned to assist in the day to day operations of the church.

Randy will tell you that he always sees a little bit of heaven through the eyes of those who find God’s grace and hope especially when music is involved. Randy has 4 boys that are musically gifted, and have grown up at Northside Church. Randy gives thanks to God every day for allowing him to be in a church where he can serve and give back to God the gifts he has so graciously given.