Jonathan Combs

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.

Gary Combs

Senior Pastor, Wilson Community Church

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.

Jonathan Minter

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.

Stephen Combs

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