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 Ministries.

Children's Director, Pound
Donna Kilmer
Campus Pastor, Pound
Rev. Dean Hinther