The Rev. Gary O. Marshall, MDiv., has been Pastor and Head of Staff at Countryside since May, 2001. Pastor Gary is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. His primary areas of study in seminary were homiletics and pastoral counseling. He completed internships at Little Chapel on the Boardwalk Presbyterian Church at Wrightsville Beach, NC, and as a trauma unit chaplain at University of Louisville Hospital. Before coming to Countryside, he served as Associate Pastor at First Presbyterian Church of Ocala. Gary enjoys sporting clays and salt water fishing.
Gary and his wife, Cindy, have lived in Ocala since 1995. Cindy is a freelance writer and novelist. She also tutors English and social sciences students. She serves on several committees at the church, including Christian Education where she facilitates the Book Club.
Gary and Cindy’s son, Jesse, his wife, Jamie, and their daughters, Angela and Elizabeth, live in Pittsburgh, PA.
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