Pastoral Care

Hillside Presbyterian Church does not have an installed pastor. When you need pastoral care, please call one of the following Hillside Parish Associates: Reverends Ernestine Cole (404.288.9733/404.273.1394), Rita Dixon (404.288.5952), or Marvin Simmers (404.289.4565). 



The Session is responsible for the mission and governance of the church. The Session consists of the elders in active service and the pastor. In accordance with The Book of Order, elders are elected by the congregation each year to serve a three-year term.  Current elders by class are listed below.

Rev. Dr. Marvin Simmers, Moderator Pro Temp

Elder Willie Anthony, Clerk of Session

Elder Alice Moore, Treasurer


Class of 2017: Lelia Crawford, Faye Fikes, Doug Kinsey, Myra Miller

Class of 2018: Castell Jackson, Justin Killings, Rosalind McIntyre, Alice Moore

Class of 2019: Willie Anthony



Administration and Stewardship       Elder Castell Jackson, Chair 
Christian Education Elder Rosalind McIntyre, Chair
Congregational Care  Elder Deloris Bryant-Booker, Chair  
Evangelism and Communication       Elders Faye Fikes & Justin Killings, Co-Chairs 
Social Mission Elders Myra Miller & Willie Anthony, Co-Chairs 
Worship Elder Lelia Crawford, Chair
Partnership  Rev. Dr. Marvin Simmers


Administrative Assistant Ms. Denise Moolenaar
Assistant Youth Director Ms. Khayla Johnson
Chimes Choir Director Ms. Allean Brown
Choir Director/Organist Mr. DeBron Delk
Commissioners to Presbytery Elders Ann Peck, Faye Fikes & Sonja McMullen,
Handbell Choir Director Ms. Althea Brown
Presbyterian Women of Hillside     Dorothy Hill and JoAnn Simmers, Co-Moderators