Sunday Services

Sunday School 9:30 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday Services

All Wednesday services begin at 7 p.m.
Royal Rangers
MPact Girls Club
Adult Bible Study

Lakeside Worship Center

1801 Ring Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701

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Lakeside Worship Center

Youth Pastor, Ricardo Croft

Ricardo and his wife Katie were high school sweethearts. Ricardo graduated from John Hardin in 2007, Katie in 2008, and they were married in 2012. They have three children, Emerson Tatum, born in September of 2013, August Jackson, born in June 2015 and Drew Lilly, born in January 2018. Ricardo’s call to youth ministry began when he was 17 years old. In response to that calling, he cofounded a Christian rock band called Heart’s Last Cry (HLC) in 2006 with his best friend Josh Hinckley. HLC played shows in several venues, to include Kentucky Kingdom.


Ricardo also served as a worship leader for Gloryland Harvest’s youth worship team, and led the drama ministry. He later served on the worship team at the Place. His wife Katie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Juvenile Justice, and is also trained in martial arts. She is currently a stay at home mom, and helps Ricardo tremendously with his call to youth.


In October of 2015, Ricardo answered the call to youth ministry by becoming the Youth Pastor at Lakeside Worship Center. He looks forward to seeing the youth of this region set on fire for Jesus. Even more than that, he looks forward to the fruit they will bear later in life. He considers one of the great inspirations of his life to be the influence of his mother (Susan Croft), who passed away in 2013, and a huge reason he is in ministry today.

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