Declare. Share. Prepare. Bear. Care.

Hillcrest Baptist Church exists to magnify Jesus by 
declaring His glory, sharing His salvation, preparing His disciples, 
bearing with one another and caring for others.



  • Grades 1 & 2
  • Grades 3 - 5
  • Grades 6 - 8
  • Grades 9 - 12
  • Young Adult Class
  • Middle Ground Class
  • Potpourri Class
  • Spanish Class


  • Pre-K / Kindergarten
  • Team Kid (Grades 1-6, Wednesday Evenings @ 6:30 pm)


  • Aftershock (Grades 7-12, Wednesday Evenings @ 6:30 pm)


  • Men's Ministry
  • Women's Ministry
  • Music Ministry
  • Spanish Ministry


Sunday Services

  9:45 AM - Bible Study classes for all
11:00 AM - Worship Celebration

Upcoming Activities 

WEDNESDAY, October 14
Wednesday Night Meeting ID # 828 1320 8301
Passcode—517094—6:30 PM
SATURDAY, October 17
Church Clean up day—9:00 AM–12:00 PM
SUNDAY, October 18
Sunday School Meeting ID # 810 8524 9149
Passcode—314964—9:45 AM
MONDAY, October 19
Ministry Council via Zoom—6:00 PM
THURSDAY, October 22
Administrative Committee—6:00 PM
SUNDAY, October 25
Kid’s Church with Lynda and Lisa—11:00 AM
Business Meeting with Subway Luncheon (Cost is $5 and will include sandwich, chips, cookies and drink)—12:15 PM
SUNDAY, November 1
Sunday School resumes (Classes will be held at church and there will be one Zoom class for adults who wish to stay home.)—9:45 AM
SUNDAYS, November 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29
Breakfast served in the fellowship hall—9:00 AM




Pastor Ted Goslen was born and raised in North Carolina, receiving his bachelor's degree in Human Services from Wingate University in 1983.  He graduated from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master’s of Divinity degree in 1986.  He was the campus minister at Hawaii Baptist Academy from 1986-1991 and pastored the First Baptist Church of Waimea on the Big Island until moving to California in 2001, serving as the pastor of Hillcrest Baptist Church.

LEAH GOSLEN, Minister of Music

Leah was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. She was raised there and in several states and countries, having traveled and lived all over the globe.  She graduated from Hong Kong International School in 1986.  She has studied music at the Hong Kong Academy For The Performing Arts, and the University of Hawaii. She is a skilled musician and songwriter. Leah has been Hillcrest's part time minister of music since 2002.


A Weekly Thought by Pastor Ted

Daily Quiet Time


Read the Scripture Passage

  • What does God’s Word say?—List the facts.
  • What does God’s Word mean?—Learn the lessons.
  • What does God’s Word mean to me?—Listen to His voice.
  • How will I respond to God’s Word?—Live it out!

MONDAY, October 19
Study 1 Corinthians 7:26–40

TUESDAY, October 20
Study 1 Corinthians 8:1–8

WEDNESDAY, October 21
Study 1 Corinthians 8:9–13

THURSDAY, October 22
Study 1 Corinthians 9:1–6

FRIDAY, October 23
Study 1 Corinthians 9:7–14

SATURDAY, October 24
Study 1 Corinthians 9:15–18

SUNDAY, October 25
Study 1 Corinthians 9:19–23



Text to Donate


You can also donate by texting (510) 398-4400.
Just enter the amount you would like to donate (ex. $100) and hit SEND!

First text will prompt a link to a one-time set up to text-giving.

Simply complete the secure online form, then tap GIVE. You’re all set!


Special Announcement



Live Stream


Sunday Bulletin and Flyer



Our Vision

Hillcrest Baptist is a multi-ethic, multi-generational Southern Baptist Church.


Join our Site Mailing List!