About Our Church

Mars Hill Baptist Church

Our Mission & Vision

Called into community by God and empowered by the Holy Spirit.

Our church seeks to provide worship experiences that lift people into the presence of God and speak to their needs. We offer a variety of worship opportunities within an established faith community.
The church family gathers every Sunday morning at 11 o’clock for shared worship.

Mission & Purpose

We, the Mars Hill Baptist Church, are a part of the Body of Christ serving in the world. Called into community by God and empowered by the Holy Spirit, we serve under Christ’s Lordship and share God’s love with the world.

Who We Are

Our Team & Leadership

Learn more about Mars Hill Baptist Church’s Staff

Rev. Tommy Justus

Rev. Tommy Justus


Tommy has served as the pastor of Mars Hill Baptist since 1995. He attended Southern Seminary and graduated in 1990. He completed his doctorate at Drew University.

Rev. Sharon Welsch

Rev. Sharon Welsch

Associate Pastor

Sharon Howell Welsch, Associate Pastor, is a native of North Carolina.  She holds a Doctorate in Worship Studies from The Robert E. Webber Institute of Worship.  She lives in Mars Hill with her husband, Bill and five cats.  She and her husband additionally minister to the community through the feeding program, “The Lord’s Harvest.”

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