Pastor, Staff, & Elders

Our Leaders


Being Presbyterian means that our church is led by a team of elders known as the session. Our pastor is part of the session, but his vote is equal to that of any other elder. We believe that the church is led best when power is neither concentrated in a single person and neither are decisions left up to a large group that has not spent time in preparation, study, and prayer. Our goal is to select godly people who will lead us to be and do the things God is calling us to do.


Pastor Sean Hall

Pastor Sean has served as the Senior Pastor at Hillside since 2013 and has a heart for bringing God’s Kingdom to bear on a broken world. He has a passion for Biblical truth, Reformed theology, Church vitality, and helping disciples live out their faith in the world. To that end, Sean is very involved in the community, serving on the Greenville Town Council, as Vice-President of the Good Shepherd Center, on the board of Neighbor to Neighbor, amongst other things.

Sean graduated early from Presbyterian College with a double major in English and Religion/Philosophy before earning his Master of Divinity degree from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. He would later go on to earn a Master of Arts in theology from Spring Hill College (a Jesuit school) with a thesis titled, “The Penitent Church: Historical Developments in the practice of Personal Confession and the implications for the Reformed Tradition.” Finally, he attained a Doctor of Ministry from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary with an emphasis in Transforming Congregations for his doctoral thesis, “Glimpsing the Kingdom: The Collaborative Work of Community Revitalization,” where Pastor Sean explored how churches should work together for the benefit of their shared neighborhoods.
He lives in town with his lovely wife, Andrea (who incidentally has her Doctorate in Educational Ministry) and their daughters, Hannah & Cara.

Karyn-1Karyn Kirchhofer

Choir Director

Karyn is a gifted musician with a heart for the Lord and a passion for quality, authentic worship. She studied music therapy at Arizona State and is an accomplished organist. She and her husband Lee have four adult children of their own as well as a ministry caring for foster children.


Linda Pinney


Linda is not only remarkably efficient at her official duties, but she also volunteers her time on other committees and boards of the church. She also loves her husband, baseball, and spending time with her grandson.


Colinda Titus


By far our longest serving staff member, Colinda is usually working behind the scenes to keep things running, often going above and beyond to turn requests around in short order. She is married with adult children and grandchildren.

Ron and Eva

Ron & Eva Sicignano


Ron and Eva are technically the newest additions to the staff but, as long time members, they are no strangers to the church. Being partially retired gives them them time to serve, relax, and spend time with family. Ron also serves as an elder of the church.

Our Elders

In the process of joining the EPC, our elders underwent a year of in-depth training, which encompassed the Westminster Confession and Church Health. We are proud of the work they’ve done and are encouraged as they lead the church to grow in faith and makes strides towards sharing the good news of the gospel. Our elders’ names are: Lynn Ferguson, Steve Pinney, Lee Kirchhofer, Nancy Lutkemeier, Tom Doan, & Frank Stratiff.



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