Hillcrest Baptist Church           

2005 Ford Chapel Rd, Lufkin TX 75901

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2005 Ford Chapel Road, Lufkin, TX 75901
(936) 634-3419

An Exciting Place to Be

Our services are friendly and relaxed.  The music is a mix of traditional with praise and worship, because God speaks to different people in different ways.  Feel free to stand, sit, raise your hands, clap, or just take it all in.  At Hillcrest, we don't judge; come as you are, worship as you are led by God. 

​We have activities for all ages, like our First Sunday Movie Nights, or our signature Game Nights, where even strangers can stop by and play for a while.  

The youth group is small enough to really care and listen to the kids, and the church supports them wholeheartedly.
And Hillcrest Baptist cares deeply for its children... the whole church gets involved in the kids’ activities.  Our children's department is the best-kept secret in town.

​We all eat together every month – and then some – like at our annual Hobo Stew or our Mother's Day Breakfast.

​​It all results in a family feeling, blessed by God.  We want to share God's blessings with you.
















Click here to read about our Nursery, Choir, and Library.

SENIOR PASTOR Dwayne Thornton
Bro. Dwayne accepted Jesus at 17 years old.   
He attended East Texas Baptist University, and then
New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.  He has served in church ministries for 30 years.  Bro. Dwayne is no stranger to the Lufkin area, having served here for many years.  He and his wife Carolyn have three grown sons.  We are honored to welcome him as our new pastor (as of January 2017).

YOUTH PASTOR Seth Bowman
Bro. Seth received Jesus as his Savior at the age of 8. He was called to Youth Ministry at summer camp while he was in high school.  He has served as the Youth Pastor at Hillcrest Baptist Church since 2011.  Seth, his wife Lyssa, and their four children love being around the youth at Hillcrest. And they invite youth (grades 6 to 12) to join them for Sunday School on Sunday mornings and Youth Group on Wednesdays.

WORSHIP DIRECTOR Mike Ramsey
Bro. Mike accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior in 1976.  He has assisted with leading worship in the Lufkin area since 1982 and has provided interim music on several occasions through the years until being called to serve as the Music Minister at Hillcrest Baptist Church in February 2001, where he and his wife Carol have loved serving the Lord ever since. 
Mike extends a welcome to everyone, regardless of age, to participate in the choir at Hillcrest.  If you love to sing or to just make a joyful noise praising the Lord, feel free to join us as we worship.

Welcome Brothers & Sisters

When you walk through our doors, you’ll find a group of people who believe that church-life is a vital part of Christianity.  We believe in God, in Jesus Christ, and in the Holy Spirit (John 14:26).  And we believe that Jesus came not only to save us from eternal separation from God after death, but also to save us from an unfulfilled life apart from God (Romans 10:9).

Through those same doors you’ll discover acceptance.  The Bible says that we are all sinners; every one of us falls short of God’s glory (Romans 3:23)And yet, he cares so much for us.  God cares for you, just the way you are (I Peter 5:7) – and so do we. 

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