Meet the Leadership

Scott Wilson

Senior Pastor 

Pastor Scott Wilson received a Master of Divinity from Denver Seminary and has enjoyed pastoral ministry for the past 20+ years. Scott is originally from Seattle, WA where he served as a youth pastor and then multisite campus pastor at his home church where he grew up. He then served as the Senior Pastor at Bethel Baptist Church in Galesburg, IL for 7 years before joining the team here at Eaton Community Church in 2021. He believes that everything he does, and every aspect of church work should be done to glorify God and cause people to be drawn to Christ.
Scott and his wife Heather have been married for 26 years and have three amazing kids. Their oldest is a US Air Force Academy grad stationed in Ohio, their daughter attends Grand Canyon University and their youngest son is in middle school here at Northern Colorado Christian Academy.
For the past 15 years Scott has also served as an Air Force Chaplain and is currently serving the CO Air National Guard. This unique mission field allows him the privilege of serving our country by caring for men and women in our armed forces.

Karla Bowness

Director of Children's & Youth Ministries

Karla graduated from Northwest Missouri State University with a degree in Elementary Education/Special Education in 1978. She taught for four years in Nebraska prior to coming to Eaton, where she taught for 27 years with the Eaton RE-2 School District, retiring in May of 2011.
Karla and her husband, John, moved to Eaton in 1982 and have been members of the Eaton Community Church since 1984. They have three children and six grandchildren.

Don Reasoner

Director of Worship Ministries

Don Reasoner is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute with a degree in Biblical Studies.  He and his wife, Linda, traveled for many years doing concert ministry before joining Cadence International, a mission group that ministers to United States military members and their families.  They spent sixteen years pouring the gospel and their lives into military families in Okinawa, Japan and Kaiserslautern, Germany.  After returning to the States, Don shepherded a home fellowship near Charleston, SC for six years before he, Linda, and their youngest son moved back to Okinawa as missionaries with TeachBeyond to teach at Okinawa Christian School International.  Don taught Bible and Performing Arts at OCSI, and served as the chaplain for the middle and high school students and teachers.  In 2020 the Reasoners moved to Eaton and began teaching at Northern Colorado Christian Academy as TeachBeyond missionaries.  Don and Linda have three grown children.  Don has served in many diverse areas of music ministry and is a published songwriter and arranger.

Kirby Lawhead

Church Secretary

Kirby was born and raised in Eaton. She graduated from Aims Community College with a nursing degree, but soon after became a stay-at-home mom. She married her high school sweetheart, Brett, and together they have four children, whom she homeschools.

Additional Staff


John Bowness


Pastor Scott Wilson, Jay Ottoson, John Bowness, Bruce Disselkoen, Dan Haythorn, Joe South

Deacons and Deaconesses

Brett Lawhead, John Sutter, Neil Wicke, Aaron Wicke
Liz Carlson, Carolyn Sutter, Julie Ottoson, Marsha Trowbridge