Lee Swor, Senior Pastor
Lee Swor was born in Montgomery, West Virginia in 1952. He graduated from Montgomery High School in 1969. He grew up in Montgomery Baptist Church and was saved at Camp Cowen in 1963. He attended Boomer Baptist Church during his teen years.
Pastor Swor felt God’s call to preach as a teenager while listening to Billy Graham crusade on TV. Through the advice of Pastor James Ford he went to Tennessee
Temple in Chattanooga, TN to prepare for the ministry. It was there that he met his wife Anita. She is from Glen Fork, West Virginia. They were married in 1972 and both graduated from Tennessee Temple University.
Pastor Lee has been in full time ministry since 1975. He pastored Bolt Fundamental Baptist Church from 1975 - 1981. He was pastor of Bible Baptist Church in Belva, W. Va. from 1981 - 1986. He is thankful for the people and experiences in these churches that prepared him for his current ministry. In 1986 he became pastor of Mt. Pleasant. He is grateful for the more than 30 years of ministry God has given him, and for the wonderful people at Mt. Pleasant.
Pastor Lee and Anita are the proud parents of five children. They are grateful for God’s blessings on their marriage and family. Their children are: Lisa Lawrence and her husband James; Michelle Evans and her husband Brian; David and his wife Alycen; Mary Beth Slabbert and her husband Johannes; Sarah Burch and her husband Bryce. Anita, in addition to being a wonderful mother, is an elementary school teacher. Pastor Swor and Anita are also the very proud grandparents of granddaughters Kaitlyn, Madelyn, Avery, Vivienne, Lindsey, Audrey, Victoria and grandsons J.D, Levi, Hendrik, Leland, and Joshua.
Pastor Swor is grateful for the opportunity God has given him to serve as a pastor of Mt. Pleasant.
Tommy Bartlett, Assistant Pastor
Tommy Serves as our assistant pastor here at Mt. Pleasant. Tommy's primary focus is ministering to young adults/familes here at MPBC.
Tommy grew up in the Sissonville, WV area and is a lifelong member of Maranatha Baptist Church. His Gradfather, Bill Bartlett planted Maranatha in July of 1969 and his father, Kevan Bartlett is the current pastor. Tommy is a graduate of Elk Valley Christian School.
Tommy is involved in many ministries here at MPBC to include: VBS, Children's Church, The Daily Living Class, Pleasant Island Youth Camp, and Men's Fellowship activities.
Tommy is a graduate of The Crown College in Powell, TN.
Michael Spurlock, Youth Pastor
Michael serves as our Youth Pastor here at Mt Pleasant. His primary focus is to lead the Youth Group and work with our teenagers. Michael is also involved in directing our Church Camps, and assists in the Bus Ministry.
Michael comes to us from Teays Valley Baptist Church in Hurricane, WV where he was a member his entire life. He graduated from Hurricane High School in 2016. Michael felt God calling him to preach while he was a freshman in college, and has been involved in the ministry ever since. He served as a ministry assistant for both Teays Valley Baptist Church, and Grace Gospel Baptist Church before God led him to work full time as our Youth Pastor here at MPBC.
Michael preaches to our young people multiple times a week during our special teen only services. He preaches every Sunday morning for the High School Sunday School Class at 10am, every Sunday evening during our "Super Sunday" teen service at 6:30pm, and every Wednesday night for the MPBC Youth Group meeting at 7pm.
Michael has recieved an Associates Degree from Andersonville Theological Seminary. He has also spent one year studying at Veritas Baptist College located in Fredricksburg VA. Michael is currently working on a bachelors degree in Church Ministry.