Gary is our senior pastor. He began working for the Jack Eckerd Corporation in 1980. He was the District Manager over the Eastern North Carolina district when he resigned in 1991 to answer God’s call to full-time ministry. He finished his seminary work with an emphasis in Biblical Languages in 1994. Gary formed a core group in 1991 that later became the founding members of WCC.
Pastor of Administration & Children
Jonathan began working full-time for Wilson Community Church in 2012 after 14 years in the IT industry. His family moved to Wilson and began attending WCC in 2007. Jonathan oversees our Children’s Ministry as well as technology, finances, and the building.
Pastor of Worship & Youth
Stephen attended East Carolina University, where he received a BA in Music Performance with a focus on Percussion and has been serving with WCC since July of 2005. Stephen has a passion for song-writing, leading worship, and discipling young believers. He oversees our worship teams and our youth ministry. He is also our graphic designer. Follow his music at www.stephenacombs.com.
Lead Pastor, Eastgate Community Church
Jonathan leads our Rocky Mount campus, Eastgate Community Church. He and his family moved to Rocky Mount in 2015 to plant Eastgate after graduating from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and working as an associate pastor in Greenville, NC for a year. Jonathan is a native of Wilson, NC and is married to Nicole. They have 3 children.
Cindy and her family have been attending WCC since 2010 and became our financial secretary in 2013. Cindy also serves with our women’s ministry.
Robin is our church secretary and the face of the church office during the week. She’s been on the journey with Pastor Gary since the founding of WCC in 1991.
Randy was born in Southern California where he was raised and also where he encountered Jesus. He left California in faith for Liberty University where he studied youth ministry and music. He and his wife Jennifer have two great boys. Randy’s passion is to help others encounter Jesus. Randy leads one of our Community Groups and our Men’s Ministry.
Mike oversees our Community Groups and Life on Life Discipleship. Mike served in the U.S. Air Force for 21 years and is currently a professional pilot.
After being discipled by the Navigators, Mike has been teaching and leading small group Bible studies for 23 years. He has taught adult Sunday school classes and is a member of the WCC preaching team. Mike and his wife Cindy have two grown children. Mike is passionate about flying and teaching people about Jesus.
Betty oversees our Women’s Ministry at WCC. She is originally from Northern Illinois and currently works for Emco Wheaton as the Marketing Services Manager. She has been attending WCC for over 20 years.