I'm so pleased at the hard work and commitment of Northside teachers and staff! They go way beyond the call of duty. I highly recommend this school. — NCS Parent




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Peterson, Jeff
Executive Director

Jeff Peterson served on the school board of NCS for many years. Over the years, he has been active in many facets of school operations from fundraising to construction projects and coaching elementary soccer. He graduated with an education degree in mathematics from Bob Jones University and received a master's degree from The Ohio State University in mathematics. Jeff's passion is that NCS be a cooperative effort of the parents, students and faculty in pointing kids to Christ and preparing them for a life of service in the church. Jeff has a daughter who is a 2019 graduate of NCS and 2 sons at NCS.

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Stout, Jesse

Jesse began his ministry with Calvary Bible Church and NCS in 2016. He is a graduate of Cedarville University where he studied Elementary Education and Spanish. He is married to Emily Stout, our Spanish teacher. Jesse demonstrates a love for Christ and his people by sacrificially pouring his life into the lives of others with great compassion, boldness for Christ and dedication to excellence in the classroom. He is currently pursuing a Master's in Educational Leadership from the American College of Education.

Office Staff

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Conant, Mary
Business Manager

Mary has an Associate degree in Office Administration from Kent State University. She has three children at NCS.

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Kester, Ashley
Office Manager

Prior to joining NCS, Ashley owned and managed logistics and administration in multiple small businesses. She began her service at Northside in 2017. She has four children attending Northside. Her favorite verse is Philippians 4:8.

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Marshall, Kathy
Administrative Assistant

Kathy attended Joliet Jr. College and Columbus State. She began her service at Northside in 2007. Kathy's favorite verses are Isaiah 40:21-26.

Pastoral Staff

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Conn, Michael
Assistant Pastor, Calvary Bible Church

Michael is the Assistant Pastor on staff at CBC. A native to central Ohio, Michael treasures the people and places of the Midwest and especially enjoys ministering to college students and singles at Calvary Bible Church. Michael came to Christ at a young age and exhibited a sensitive heart for ministry throughout his growing up years. After finishing a B.A. in Bible, Michael went on to complete an M.A. in Ministry from Bob Jones University in 2015. While at BJU, he met his wife, Irene, and the two were married in June 2015.

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Saxton, David
Pastor of Discipleship and Counseling, Calvary Bible Church

Serving as the pastor of discipleship and counseling at Calvary, Dave has ministered as a church planter, pastor, counselor, and theology teacher since 2000. His great burden is for individual and families to become dominated by the greatness, grace, and love of the person and work of Jesus Christ. He seeks to equip each member of the body of Christ to become an effective minister for Jesus. He loves to teach and study church history, seeking to recognize how Christ has powerfully built his church. Having studied at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary, Dave was able to recently write a practical book titled, God’s Battle Plan for the Mind: The Puritan Practice of Biblical Meditation. He and his lovely wife Mary Beth have 5 daughters: Ruthie, Gracie, Rebecca, Faith, and Suzie. 

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Sipe, Eric
Senior Pastor, Calvary Bible Church

Eric began his ministry at Calvary in July 2010. He and his wife, Cindy, have been involved in church planting, missions, music ministry, evangelism, and pastoral work. His greatest love is to make disciples by following the pattern that Christ Himself gave in the Gospels. Preaching God's Word flows from a heart that loves God, loves people, and desires to see them grow in grace and knowledge of Christ. Eric and Cindy have three married children. Carissa is the wife of Todd Davis and mother to their five children. After planting a church and faithfully shepherding there for nine years, they are pursuing a church planting ministry in Marseille, France. Quentin is married to Brittany, and they have three children. He is finishing his seminary work, and he works as a realtor in Columbus, OH. Hunter is married to Nikki, and they have three children. He is currently Pastor of a church plant in Blacklick, OH, Good Shepherd Bible Church.