Our Staff

Get to know some of our pastoral staff, leaders, and volunteers serving at Hillside.

Rev. Jonathan Carlson

Jonathan Carlson, son of Paul and Ruth Carlson, has attended Hillside since he was a child. He has served the church in many roles and ministries including the youth and adult worship teams, children’s ministry, and media ministry. After graduating from Oconto Falls High School, he attended UW-Green Bay, pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration Management with a double-major in Psychology. While there, he was an active member and leader of the local Cru ministry. He has been on several…

Rev. Paul Carlson

Pastor Paul and Ruth Carlson came to Hillside in August of 1985. Paul graduated from North Central Bible College, Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1979. They were married in 1981 and served three churches before coming to Gillett: Haxtun, Colorado; Worland, Wyoming; and Pound, Wisconsin. Both grew up in Minnesota and Paul was ordained in 1984 in Wyoming. Their children are Jonathan, David, Holly and Amber, and their grandchildren are Violet, Jace, and Adriana. Pastor Paul served as Lead Pastor of Hillside…

Teri von Brevern

Teri has been the church Administrative Assistant since March of 2000.  A few years later she became church Treasurer.  Teri also serves as our Women’s Ministry Director and Christian Education Secretary. Teri was born in Cleburne, Texas, but moved to Wisconsin when she was 16.  She is a graduate of Mineral Point High School and UW-Platteville with a degree in Business Administration.  Teri married Ralf in 1999.  They have two dogs, Jack and Ellie Mae. They have been members of the…

Ruth Carlson

Pastor Paul and Ruth Carlson came to Hillside in August of 1985. They were married in 1981 and served three churches before coming to Gillett: Haxtun, Colorado; Worland, Wyoming; and Pound, Wisconsin. Both grew up in Minnesota. Their children are Jonathan, David, Holly and Amber, and their grandchildren are Violet, Jace, and Adriana. Ruth has a passion for reaching children for Jesus. She has been involved with children’s and youth ministries for many years, and helps lead the Mpact Girls…

Skhyler Shallow

Skhyler Shallow grew up attending Hillside Assembly of God with her family.  During high school she was involved with the youth group and served in children’s ministry.  Skhyler graduated from Gillett High School in 2014 and went on to attend Impact School of Leadership where her passion for children’s ministry grew. During the summer of 2018, Skhyler spent eight months serving as an intern at a non-profit ministry called Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch, which seeks to mentor children and rescue…

Brian Wilson

 Brian Wilson has been with Hillside since 2014, and has had an active role working in children’s ministry at the Gillett Campus. He attended Central Bible College for two years and furthered his studies at the District School of Ministry.  Brian’s favorite verse is Romans 1:16. He enjoys teaching children to be bold in their faith and not be ashamed to stand up for what they believe.  Brian is really involved with his family and will at times practice lessons…