OUR STAFF

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Pastor Jim & Esther Wilder
Lead Pastor - Founding Pastor

34 years ago Pastor Jim & Esther planted Westside Family Worship Center in Jacksonville, FL. Since then, the church has seen many people come to know Jesus, allowing for revival to take place within the Westside of Jacksonville, FL. Their passion is to see you genuinely come into relationship with Christ, so that you can become all that God has created you to be. If you're looking for a Bible-based Holy Spirit led church, this is one for you to check out! We hope to see you this Sunday at 10:00am.

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Pastor Judah & Gabriella Lupisella
Children's Pastor

Pastor Judah & Gabriella have been with our team since 2018. They currently lead and oversee all Children's Ministries (K - 5th grade) at Westside Family Worship Center. This includes all Children's Sunday school classes at 9:00am, Kidz Church at 10:00am, and the various children's activities offered every Wednesday at 7pm!
They also have various kids videos on their YouTube channel and Facebook page titled Westside Kidz Club. Their passion is for kids of all ages to enter into a true and genuine relationship with Jesus, and to encounter the life changing power of the Holy Spirit. Through teachings, activities, songs, games, whatever it is; you can be confident and assured as a parent that the main purpose and goal is always to help your kids know and grow in their relationship with Jesus. We look forward to seeing you soon! Feel free to contact us at anytime with questions.

Pastor Dana & Gina Drake
Worship Pastor

For over 20 years, Pastor Dana & Gina have been faithfully serving Westside Family Worship Center. Through their dedicated service, they have been able to cultivate an atmosphere for people to worship and encounter the true, real, tangible presence of God. From trending worship to classic hymns, they provide a worship experience that all ages can enjoy!

Pastor Greg Lichi
Christian Education

Pastor Greg has been passionately involved with Westside Family Worship Center since 2012, serving in various roles. He currently oversees and facilitates Christian Education within the church. With a friendly smile, you can always expect to see Pastor Greg in the cafe in Sunday mornings making conversation with new and familiar faces, as well as assisting in the Royal Rangers on Wednesday evenings.