Spreading God's Word

SINCE 1977

Westside Church is a place where you can build relationships with others, experience God in worship, and be empowered by practical, life-giving teaching from God's Word. We look forward to seeing you at one of our services so we can experience God's life-giving power for yourself.

Our Leadership Team

The staff and leadership here at Westside is comprised of men and women who love, care and pray for every single person in the church. If you have any questions for any of our staff, feel free to reach out and email them or call our church office to speak with them. You can contact the church office at churchoffice@olathewestside.org

  • David Shore  - Lead Pastor 

    Pastor Shore has been in ministry since 1980. His education includes a BA in Biblical Literature and a Master's in pastoral counseling. He seeks not only to effectively pastor Westside, but to reach out to the community, evangelizing the lost and disciplining believers.


  • Joseph Bell - Compassionate Ministries Pastor

    Dr. Joe Bell has been in ministry for over 37 years. Pastor Bell leads our Compassionate Ministries program Manna. This program provides food for the soul and body through worship and the distribution of groceries every Sunday evening.


  • Hailey Suttles - Youth Pastor

    Pastor Hailey has a passion for missions and discipling teenagers, growing their relationship with Christ and others.  She has recently joined the Westside pastoral team from Kansas City New Hope Church of the Nazarene.


  • Alyssa Fulling - Children's Pastor

    Pastor Alyssa has been in full time ministry to children since 2017 and is passionate about discipleship rhythms for children and families.  She is gifted in preaching the good news to all ages, organization, and strategic planning.


  • DaVonne Lee - Worship Leader

    DaVonne Lee has been our Worship Arts Ministry Leader for the past 19 years. She firmly believes that worship is not a twenty minute segment during the service, it's a lifestyle (Romans 12:1). Our creative God has entrusted us with many gifts. DaVonne finds great joy in helping us identify and develop those talents so we can give them back to Him in worship and praise.


  • Kathy Polk - Ministries Coordinator and Office Manager

    Pastor Kathy has been in ministry for over 19 yrs and is now our Ministries Coordinator and Office manager at Westside. Her experience in Ministry brings great visions and insight into coordinating our various ministries and leading our office staff.


  • Larry Mowrey - Senior Adult Ministry Pastor

    Pastor Larry has been in ministry since 1973 and is now the Senior Adult Ministry Pastor here at Westside.  He brings a compassionate heart, a loving spirit, and a helping hand to all.  This focused ministry allows him to especially invest in those who have reached the age of 60.  Our Seniors are the S.A.L.T. of Westside - Senior Adults Living Triumphantly.


Our Beliefs

We are made up of people from all walks of life. We have found that following God is the most rewarding life one could ever experience. Westside Church is a place where you can build relationships with others, experience God in worship, and be empowered by practical, life-giving teaching from God's Word.

The Church of the Nazarene is a Protestant Christian church in the Wesleyan-Holiness tradition. Organized in 1908 the Church of the Nazarene is home to more than 2.4 million members worshiping in over 30,574 local congregations in 162 world areas.