Transition Information

About Our Ministerial Transition

Welcome our new minister!

Westside is delighted to announce that the Rev. Don Strickland has accepted an offer to serve as our new minister.  Rev. Strickland Joins us officially on June 1, 2022.

Don Strickland is an ordained pastor. Married for 30 years, he has two grown children. He received his master’s degree from Divinity Brite Divinity-TCU in Fort Worth, Texas, and holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Texas.  He is a community and political organizer.  His academic interests lie at the intersection of politics and religion.  He is currently serving as Lead Minister for a church in Fort Worth, Texas.  Aside from his academic and pastoral career, he is the founder of Jubilee Farm and Ranch, LLC where he enjoys raising livestock.