W. Clyde Pearson

W. Clyde Pearson has served as the Senior Pastor of Hillcrest Baptist Church of Temple Hills, MD, since January 2013. He succeeded many great pastors that served the church well, with God's blessings and the will of the people. Pastor Pearson has a legacy of reaching people for Christ and impacting the community with the gospel that has and will continue to be a staple of his ministry.


Building on a great foundation, God has continued to develop the ministries of Hillcrest by adding 80 new members to the church in his first year. God has given Pastor Pearson a vibrant vision for Hillcrest to be the church that makes a difference. "We exist to raise up mature believers to serve Him!"


Pastor Pearson is a graduate of Grambling State University with a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice and holds a Master degree in Biblical Studies from Maple Spring Bible College & Seminary. He did further studies at Washington Bible College & Seminary. Pastor Pearson continues to sharpen his skills by attending various seminars such as the E. K. Bailey Expository Preaching conference and other related developmental conferences. 


Pastor Pearson has been married to his lovely wife Amelia since 1985, and they have one daughter, Eboni.