Below you can find a list of our staff and our deacons here at Hillcrest Baptist Church along with ways to get in contact with them.


Robert Gifford

  Send Email  •  (575)887-1128

Pastor Robert Gifford came to Hillcrest Baptist Church in March of 2020 after serving for over 15 years in church and para-church ministries in Texas and Louisiana. Pastor Robert attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary before finishing his Master’s degree at the Liberty University: Rawlings School of Divinity where he is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Biblical Exposition. Robert and his wife, Allison, were married in 2007 and they have one son, Andrew.

Church Secretary

Shirley Tincler

  Send Email  •  (575)887-1128

Deacon Chair

Sam Plumlee

  Send Email  •  (575)361-2022


Pat Florez


Paul Hodges


Terrell McBee

Contact Us

Hillcrest Baptist Church

  • 605 N. 6th Street
    Carlsbad, New Mexico 88220
  • Map
  • Phone (575)887-1128
    Fax (575)887-8634
  • Email
Regular Schedule

Office Hours

  • Until futher notice:
    Monday & Wednesday

    9 AM - 1 PM

    Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday


  • Sunday School
    – 9:30 AM
  • Morning Worship
    – 10:45 AM
  • Evening Bible Study
    – 5:00 PM