Pastoral Staff

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…