The Rev. Austin D. Hill was installed as the head of staff pastor at First Presbyterian Church on Oct. 6.
Hill was ordained in the Presbyterian Church USA in 2009, becoming the youth pastor at First Presbyterian Church at that time. A native of California, he graduated from Princeton Theological Seminary with a master of divinity in May 2009 and is in the process of gaining his doctor of ministry degree with a missional leadership emphasis from the Fuller Theological Seminary.
Hill's wife is the Rev. Sara Hill, pastor of the Goldfield United Presbyterian Church. The couple and their two children live in Fort Dodge.