Phil Wilson
Phil WilsonSenior Pastor
Pastor Phil was born and raised in Minnesota as a PK (preacher’s kid), moved west as a young man, and began attending the Hockinson ALC. There he served as a church board member and Sunday School superintendent until he was called to be a preacher of the gospel in 1997, serving in an assistant minister position. In 2006 Phil was called by the Hockinson congregation to the office of a pastor and has served as Pastor since that time. He and his wife Gwen have six children and 20 grandchildren.
Paul Matson
Paul MatsonAssociate Pastor
Pastor Paul was born and raised in the Hockinson Apostolic Lutheran Church. In 1982 he moved to New Hampshire where he attended the New Ipswich Apostolic Lutheran Church. There he met and married his wife, Cheryl. While there, God blessed them with the first two of their seven children. In 1989 they moved back here to his home congregation where he served as a Sunday School teacher, Sunday School Superintendent, and assistant minister. In April of 2021 Paul was called into the office of the Pastor.