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Our Pastor

Pastor Phil Wade was born in Knoxville, TN in 1962.  He graduated from Coosa High School in 1980, then attended Shorter College and Covington Theological Seminar.  Pastor Phil graduated from North Carolina College of Theology with Masters of Theology.

Pastor Phil joined Team Northside in October of 2012, after serving as Senior Pastor at Trinity Baptist Church in Ocala FL.

He married Keli Wade, from Rome, GA, in 1981. He has two children and five grandchildren. 


His passion in returning to Rome is to give back to Rome the investment they made in him. He desires to “develop Godly leaders causing them to live beyond themselves”.