Rev. Gary Hilton grew up in Bridgewater PA, Beaver County, graduating from Beaver Area High School in 1989. There he met his wife Michelle. They have been married for over 30 years and have four children (Max 28, Casey 24, Emmanuel 22, and Essie 14). Before being called to serve New Brighton UMC, Pastor Gary served as the associate pastor of Chippewa UMC, and a three-point charge (Volant, Homewood, and Koppel UMC).
He holds a Master of Divinity from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Development from Geneva College, and an Associate Degree in Human Relations from the Community College of Beaver County. He brings a visionary leadership to ministry, a passion for preaching, a highly relational spirit, and a zeal for helping people find their way into relationship with Jesus Christ.
Rev. Pastor Gary Hilton