Pastoral Staff

  • Sean kelly | Senior pastor

    Pastor Sean became the Senior Pastor on May 29, 2019. Origninally from Penn Hills, Pastor Sean graduated from Geneva College in 2004, where he majored in student ministries. After college, Sean worked at Northmont UPC as their youth pastor for six years before joining HCC in 2011. Sean has a love and passion for sharing God’s word with people of all ages. He is dedicated to outreach in the community and to spiritual growth. Sean resides in the North Hills of Pittsburgh with is wife, Melissa, their awesome son, daughter, and dog Bailey.

    Email: | Phone: 412-279-2996 x100

  • Frank McGary | Associate & Worship Pastor

    Pastor Frank grew up in Washington, PA, and has been a resident of Pittsburgh’s North Side for the past 20 years. Frank has been actively involved in Music Ministry since he was 16 years old, and has served as Worship Pastor in various churches since 1998. In 1995, Frank received a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from California University of Pennsylvania, and has a Master's degree in Ministry Leadership  from Rockbridge Theological Seminary.  Frank and his wife Becky have been married for 30 years and have 3 children.

    Email: | Phone: 412-279-2996 x107

  • Jerry Rowland | Youth Pastor

    Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Jerry has always been called to working with students including work with youth networks and churches in the Pittsburgh area. After 5 years as a church youth director in Penn Hills Jerry came on board at Hillside to support the youth ministry and moved into the full time youth director role in 2019.  He, his wife Rachel, and two kids currently live in the North Hills of Pittsburgh. 

    Email: | Phone: 412-279-2996 x106

  • Lisa Kaminski | CHILDREN'S ministry DIRECTOR

    Lisa was born and raised in Pittsburgh and is currently a resident of the South Hills area.  She received her bachelor's degree from Kaplan University and has always been called to work with small children.  She has enjoyed being involved with Hillside's nursery since her family joined the church in 2009.  Lisa and her husband, Pete, have 3 boys who are very involved in sports.

    Email: | Phone: 412-279-2996 x105

Support Staff

  • Shelley Buchanan | Business administrator

    Shelley has been working at Hillside since April of 1995. She and her husband Jeff live in Burgettstown and have been involved in music ministry for over 40 years. They are the proud parents of two children and three adorable grandchildren.

    Email: | 412-279-2996 x103

  • Lynda Harris | Housekeeping

    Lynda joined the staff at Hillside Christian Community as the church house keeper in September of 2015. She is originally from Erie, PA. Lynda and her husband Dave currently reside in Collier, Twp. with their two wonderful sons and various pets. Lynda is a die-hard Pittsburgh Penguins fan.