Meet Our Staff

  • Chris Hilliard senior Pastor

    Chris, age 44, and his wife, Elisabeth met at Columbia Bible College whey they both received Bachelor of Science degrees with double majors in Bible and Youth Ministry. They were married in 2000. Chris is from Savannah, GA area while Elisabeth was raised in Roanoke Rapids, NC. The Hilliards have eight children, Jacob, Savannah, Elijah, Seth, Autumn, Lillian, Victoria and Amelia. 


  • Elisabeth Hilliard and Family

    The Hilliards have eight children, Jacob, Savannah, Elijah, Seth, Autumn, Lillian, Victoria and Amelia. 

  • Gary Ring  Youth Pastor

    Gary met his wife Christy at a small Bible camp in VA the age of 15. After graduating from Appalachian Bible College in 1998 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Pastoral Ministries/Greek, he married his childhood sweetheart and soon after began serving in Youth Ministry. While involved in youth ministry, Gary pursued and completed a Master of Arts degree in Biblical Studies from Trinity Theological Seminary. After several years of youth ministry, Gary was called to serve as part of the Bible faculty for Appalachian Bible College. Gary is from the hills of Virginia while Christy is from the hills of Kentucky. The Rings have three daughters, Hannah, Rachel and Adysen.



  • Christy Ring and family

    The Rings have three daughters, Hannah, Rachel, and Addison

  • Edwin Euceda pastor of Hispanic Ministries

    Edwin is married to his beautiful bride, Galenia, and has one daughter, Nicole. A native Honduran he moved to the United States of America in 1992 and received the Lord Jesus Christ in 2008. Edwin completed his ministerial studies at the Campbell University Divinity School in 2014. His favorite thing to do in his free time is to spend time with his family.


    A lifelong resident of Wendell, NC, Sidney began singing hymns in harmony with his Grandfather, siblings and cousins at the age of 8. This began a lifelong interest in learning about, performing, and writing music. Sidney accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior at the age of 13. He has been active in the Wendell Baptist Choir, Men’s Ensemble, and Worship Band and has co-written or written over 35 original songs for use in services at Wendell Baptist Church. Sidney is married to Farrah Baynes and the couple have two daughters, Anna Ruth and Julia. Sidney is also a visual artist specializing in landscape painting. A Graduate of North Carolina State University, Sidney is the owner of Baynes and Company, Art and Framing, Inc. in Wendell, NC.


  • Wynette Wilson pianist

    Wynette was born in Raleigh, NC, and after high school, attended Meredith College and Campbell University. While at Campbell, she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education. Wynette has three adult sons, David, Daniel & Drew Jackson and is married to Thomas Wilson. In addition to working at WBC, Wynette is a public school music teacher with National Board Certification in Early and Middle Childhood Music, and has earned her Master's Degree in Music Education from East Carolina University.

  • Sandy Townsend Secretary

    Sandy grew up in Wendell. After graduating from NCSU, she and her former husband, a Park Ranger, lived in National Park Service areas in several states. She has two married sons and 4 grandchildren and became a member and secretary at Wendell Baptist Church in 1999.

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    Paige was born and raised in Wendell, NC.  She attended Barton College in Wilson, NC where she attained her B.S. degree in Middle School Education.   Paige and her husband, Jerry live in Wendell with their daughter, Claire who is a current preschool student.  She served 5 years as a middle school teacher prior to becoming the Director of Wendell Baptist Preschool in 2014. The family is active members of Wendell Baptist Church.