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 

TUESDAY, November 24
Thanksgiving Box Giveaways
WEDNESDAY, November 25
Wednesday Night Meeting ID # 828 1320 8301—6:30 PM
SUNDAY, November 29
Sunday School Meeting ID # 810 8524 9149—9:45AM
SUN–SAT, Nov. 29–Dec. 5
Week of prayer for International Missions & Lottie Moon Christmas offering
THURSDAY, December 17
Administrative Committee Zoom meeting—6:30 PM
SATURDAY, January 16
Workday—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, November 23
Study 1 Corinthians 15:1–2

TUESDAY, November 24
Study 1 Corinthians 15:3–11

WEDNESDAY, November 25
Study 1 Corinthians 15:12–19

THURSDAY, November 26
Study 1 Corinthians 15:20–28

FRIDAY, November 27
Study 1 Corinthians 15:29–34

SATURDAY, November 28
Study 1 Corinthians 15:35–41

SUNDAY, November 29
Study 1 Corinthians 15:42–50



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


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