Meet Our Pastor:
Bishop Marvin T. Gwinn and his wife Jill, are originally from Akron, Ohio. They moved to Rocky Mount, North Carolina in 1976 where Pastor Gwinn worked for Firestone Tire and Rubber Company in Wilson, North Carolina. While attending the North Rocky Mount Church of God, Pastor Gwinn experienced the call of God to go into the ministry. He worked as Youth Pastor, then Associate Pastor at the local church.
Soon he left the local church to pursue full time evangelistic

work in Eastern North Carolina. After evangelizing in Eastern North Carolina for 4 years, he received his first pastoral appointment to the Elizabeth City Church of God.
After 2 years there, Rev. Gwinn moved his family to the Wrightsville Avenue Church of God for the first time. They enjoyed blessed ministry for 6 years at Wrightsville Ave., Then moved to the Fair Bluff Church of God, for 7 years, where blessings followed yet again.
In 2002 they returned to Wrightsville Avenue Church of God to fulfill the destiny that God has for them.

Sis. Jill Gwinn our Pastor's wife is President of our Ladies Ministries. She has been involved in active ministry for more than twenty four years now. She has worked and served with Pastor Gwinn faithfully for more than thirty-three years. She has been a tremendous influence to those she comes in contact with. She is a Christian, loving wife, mother and grandmother. If You would like to get in touch with her feel free to contact her by way of email.

The Gwinns have two beautiful children, Rachel 27, Joshua 25, three beautiful grandchildren, Haiden 7, Landon 3, and Reagan is our newest addition. God has blessed them with a beautiful daughter- in- law named April from Wilmington.

The entire Gwinn family is involved in the ministry of caring and sharing the gospel message of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.