A little about Mark:
Pastors Mark and Amy Miltimore came to Hillside Church in February of 2006. Both were raised in the small town of Nekoosa, WI. Pastor Mark has been in full-time ministry since 1985, serving churches in Wisconsin and now Minnesota. Following high school, he served in the United States Navy for 6 years and later graduated from North Central University in Minneapolis, MN with a Biblical Studies degree. As Lead Pastor, it brings him great joy to see the church function and working together, and to see the lives of people changed and the community impacted. When he is not engaged in church work, he has a private pilot’s license and enjoys anything to do with flying, watching the Green Bay Packers and hanging out with family and friends.
A little about Amy:
Amy has been involved in church ministries from a young age, serving on worship teams to directing musicals. She presently serves as the Administration Pastor on staff, directing the annual Singing Christmas Tree musical and coordinating the regular programs of the church. She enjoys traveling and spending time with the family. Mark and Amy have been married for 27 years and have 3 adult children, Hannah and twin boys, Ross & David.
A little about Jimmy:
Jimmy started at Hillside in January of 2015. Both he and his wife Aubrey love the great outdoors. Summer nights you will catch them fishing on a lake or hanging with friends around a bonfire. They have a passion for connecting people within the church and creating community. With his hands directly in small groups and other areas, Jimmy would love to help you make Hillside a place you belong!
A little about Randy:
Randy and Karen Christensen have spent a lifetime doing family-friendly programs at camps, schools, mission outreaches and around the world. Randy has served on various national committees including the Children’s Ministry Advisory Committee for the national Assemblies of God. Randy loves doing creative ministry, building programs that connect families to each other and to God, and being our Kid’s Pastor at Hillside Church. (See more information on Randy at www.qualityprograms.net)
A little about Dave:
Dave came to Hillside in August of 2014. Since his call to ministry in 2007, he has focused his time and energy into students. If you catch him when he isn’t with a teenager, he will usually be playing music, editing a video, or playing a board/video game. As the leader of Hillside Youth, he would love to get you or your student engaged in what God is doing here at Hillside.
A little about Luke:
Luke is a Mankato native. Born and raised in the area, he started attending Hillside as a youth student and felt the call to ministry as a junior in high school. He graduated from North Central University in 2019 with a degree in Pastoral Studies. Luke is passionate about the Bible, theology, and biblical Greek. His favorite thing about church is seeing people hear from God by engaging with the Bible. Luke and his wife Hannah love to play board games, hang out with friends, and eat good food! Catch him in the fall cheering for the Minnesota Vikings.