Leadership

Pastors & Staff

Mike McAlpin

Senior Pastor

Pastor Mike is a native of Millington, TN and has lived in SC since 1993. His wife, Felicia, is an Aiken native and together they share four adult children, as well as five grandchildren. Mike has been passionate about serving the Lord and serving people for the past twenty years. He has served as deacon, Chairman of Deacons, Sunday School Teacher,  and in many areas of ministry within the church. He has served on numerous overseas mission trips as well as being involved in local missions. Mike was called into the ministry in 2012 but was unsure where that would lead him. In 2018 he surrendered to the call of full-time ministry as a pastor. After resigning his position at SRS, he began serving at Hillview as Children & Youth Pastor. He was ordained in February 2019.  Mike holds a BA in Missions, Evangelism and Church Growth as well as a Masters in Theology. He became Associate Pastor in January 2020 and was named Senior Pastor on June 21, 2020. His passion is reaching out to people and sharing the Gospel. 

Josh Edwards

Worship & Administrative Pastor

Josh began his ministry at Hillview on November 1, 2017 after serving 14 years at another church. He has a Bachelor of Music degree from Carson-Newman College, and a Master of Ministry degree from Anderson University. Josh was ordained into the ministry on October 12, 2003. His wife, Amy, teaches 5th grade at Mossy Creek Elementary School. Josh & Amy reside in North Augusta with their 4 children, Logan, Parker, Wyatt, and Sophia. Josh’s desire is to see people connect with God through meaningful worship and to mature in their faith through discipleship and spiritual growth.

Scott Johnson

Youth & Children Pastor

Scott has been serving as our Youth and Children's Pastor since April 2020.  Scott desires to see people follow and fall in love with Jesus.  Scott oversees our youth ministry and works along side our children's ministry. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Augusta State University (now Augusta University). Scott and his wife, Adrianne, were married in June 2015. They currently reside in North Augusta with their 2 dogs.

Don Lemon

Senior Adult Pastor

Bio coming soon...

Shirley Castro

Ministry Assistant / Secretary

Shirley began her ministry at Hillview in March 2014. She is a lifelong Graniteville resident and a retired educator. She has degrees from Augusta College and the University of South Carolina. Aside from her duties at Hillview, Shirley is the organist at Calvary Baptist Church (Graniteville) and is a faithful wife, mother, and grandmother.