Main Program


Each evening the entire camp joins together for worship. The service features scripture and prayer, special music, contemporary praise and preaching of the Word.

Word of God

Brad 5319President Brad Hoganson joined Hillcrest in the summer of 2017. An ordained pastor in the Church of the Lutheran Brethren, President Hoganson served churches in Washington State and New Jersey for 22 years before being called to serve as President of Hillcrest Academy.
Brad loves Jesus, people and building friendships. He loves to sit down with friends and strangers just to ask how they are doing. Few things bring him as much joy as the opportunity to share the Gospel! His greatest desire is to be used by God to tell the Good News of Jesus Christ.
Brad and his wife Traci enjoy good coffee, antique shops, flea markets, DIY projects and spending time with family and friends. Brad loves to explore used bookstores and is always looking for the next great find. Their son Camden is a senior at Hillcrest and their daughter Shea is a junior at Kean University in NJ.
Brad loves the Family Camp at Warm Beach and is looking forward to a great week of worship, teaching and pointing people to Christ!