Meet Our Staff

Greg Strickland
Lead Pastor

Pastor Greg Strickland's passion for helping others grow in their walk with Christ directs all aspects of what we do at Northport. His leadership, and vision for growth gives us focus for the task at hand, and as our Pastor, he knows the importance of responding to the direction of the Lord in any situation.

Melodie Goalen
Children's Pastor

Melodie Goalen directs the children's worship service at Northport, Kid Konnection, and also manages the logistics of the Children's Department as a whole. Pastor Melodie's unique vision for ministry involves hands on activities and inventive object lessons that help children of all ages understand the content and meaning of God's word.

Sherry Jones
Administrative Assistant
Kristen McGarity
Church Administrator
Student Pastor

Kristen McGarity (PK) is the Church Administrator and also oversees the Impact Student Ministries. With a passion to see teenagers grow in their relationship with God and truly grasp what it means to be a Christ-follower, he is excited to bring that passion to Northport Church Of God. 

Kyle McCarty
Worship Pastor
Production + Technology Director

Kyle McCarty directs and oversees the worship arts department at Northport. We want to invite you into a lifestyle of radical celebration and intense worship. We incorporate a diverse style to our worship experience. Using praise team, choir, band, lights and multimedia, there is truly something for everyone. We believe extravagance is the only appropriate response to the work and person of Jesus Christ.



Mrs. Sherry is at the office during business hours to assist the Staff, and make sure elements of business at Northport run smoothly.