Nate and Megan Smith lead the Children’s Ministry at Countryside Assembly. They have been at Countryside since 2010 and have been watching God grow the kids ministry from a handful of kids to a great group that loves the Lord. They enjoy kids and watching their eyes light up when they realize the truth of God in their heart.  They look forward to meeting you and your kids and having a great time in Connect2 Kids Ministry.
   Nate and Megan have been married since 2006 and have three kids of their own, Gabriel, Joyanna, and Audrey who bring joy to their lives.  They are natives of Nebraska and Cornhuskers at heart.  Nate enjoys tinkering with technology. Megan is crafty, a great cook and loves spending her days with their kids.
Breanna and Trevor O’Bryan lead the Uturn Student Ministries at Countryside Assembly. They love students and their desire is to build real relationships and empower the next generation of disciples and world changers through encountering God, making friends, growing together and living out the life God has called us to!
? Trevor and Breanna have been married since August 2013 and have a furry four-legged baby named Heisman. Trevor loves to be outside, loves to hunt, play sports, anything to do with worship and playing his guitars, can never go without a Coca-Cola and always root for the Missouri Tigers even though Breanna is a die-hard Alabama Crimson Tide fan! Breanna loves to travel, is an avid sweet tea drinker, a movie quoter, a wedding photographer, and fully believe that ice cream can fix anything!
James and Olivia Rhodes lead the C3 young adult group at Countryside Assembly. C3 stands for Countryside College and Career. Their desire for C3 is to bridge the gap between youth/young adulthood and to help them become influencers in the church and community by being grounded in a relationship with Jesus Christ and becoming great servants in the will of God and for the will of God, church, and community. C3 is a very laid back family atmosphere where you can enjoy serving and doing life together.
? James and Olivia have been married since 2005. They are high school sweethearts and Countryside is Olivia’s childhood church where they met at youth group in 2002. They would love to have children someday, but for now they enjoy spending time with their niece Jaden who has lived with them since the summer of 2015. James is a maintenance property manager and Olivia is a housewife. They enjoy watching movies, the outdoors, being creative, spending time with Jaden and serving in ministry here at Countryside.
Barney and Christie Smith lead the Young @ Heart Ministry at Countryside Assembly. This is our ministry for our 50+ age group. They get together once a quarter for dinner and fellowship. They watch movies, play games and have a great time just enjoying each other.
Barney and Christie moved here from California 9 years ago. They enjoy the laid back life and people in Missouri. One of the highlights of their lives is spending time with their kids and grandson. They enjoy gardening and yard work. Barney always has some new project going. Christie loves sewing, scrapbooking, doing pottery and all kinds of crafts. Christie and her daughter, Sandi, are certified florists and have their own business as wedding and event florists.
Gray and Michelle Nordan are the Lead Pastors at Countryside Assembly of God. They have served in this ministry since August 2007. It is their desire to see God do amazing things in the life of every person in the City of Bolivar and the County of Polk!
Gray & Michelle have been married since 1992 and have three children, one of which is married. Their hobbies right now are their children as they spend as much time with them as possible. Their favorite vacation spots are the beach and the mountains. Gray loves to play golf and hopes to soon restore his 68 Mustang Convertible that he has owned since he was 15. Michelle serves as Worship Pastor for Countryside Assembly, loves being a Wedding Coordinator, crafting of all kinds, and t-shirt design/embroidery. As pastors, it’s their desire that you feel welcome at Countryside and more importantly, feel the love of Jesus!