Pastor Elias Hightower joined our lead team in March of 2015 and currently serves as Campus Pastor at Palmdale First Assembly.

Pastor Elias is an Ordained Minister with the Assemblies of God. He is a graduate of the SoCal School of Ministry in Irvine, Ca. 

Prior to joining our team, he was an Evangelist and Outreach Director ministering in prisons, drug rehabs, schools, churches, and neighborhoods across Southern California. He has a contagious passion to see souls come to the saving knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ.

In addition to serving in ministry, Pastor Elias has worked full time with “at risk youth” in the public school system for over 10 years.

His wife Sheila is a special education teacher. They’ve been married since February 2007. They enjoy family adventures with their two sons Caleb and Luke.

The Hightower family has a passion to see Palmdale First Assembly of God be a powerful force in the community.