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. 

Eddie Grant

Associate Pastor

Bio coming soon...

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. Pastor Scott was ordained on May 23, 2021.

Don Lemon

Senior Adult Pastor

Pastor Don is a native of Danville, PA and has lived in Aiken, SC since 1998. He served 4 years in the US Navy, married his wife Ellen in 1957, and together they have two children, two grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Over the last 35 years he has served in several churches as chairman of the following committees: long-range planning, personnel, church council, as a deacon and chairman of the deacons, life group and Bible study teacher. He has been a student of the Bible for much of his life. In June 1990, after a 30-year career in the information systems business, he retired, and on June 26, 2011, he was ordained into the ministry. Since then he has served for 7 years as Minister to Senior Adults, and is now serving as the Pastor to Senior Adults here at Hillview. Pastor Don has a heart for the lost and a desire to share the Gospel of Salvation through the shed blood of Jesus Christ, the Messiah.

Troy Murphy

Outreach Pastor

Bio coming soon...

Tami Bohannon

Administrative Assistant / Secretary

Bio coming soon...

Carol Thompson

Director, Hillview Daycare Ministry

Carol has worked in the childcare industry for 38 years and has been at Hillview Baptist since 2020.  She and her husband, Joe have been married for over 33 years. They reside in North Augusta. Carol’s greatest desire is to show her kids Jesus every day and in every way.