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.
Assistant Pastor Reggan Jett
Reggan serves as our assistant pastor and oversees many of the ministries here at MPBC, some of those are: RU Recovery Program, Breaking Chains Street Ministry, Vacation Bible School, Pleasant Island Day Camp, and Judgment Island.
One of Reggans passions in ministry is discipleship, Reggan beleives that every Christian should be a fully committed follower of Jesus Christ. Reggan is currently finishing a master’s degree through West Coast Baptist College and plans on being a life long student of God's word.
Reggan and his wife Christina began serving at MPBC in July of 2012 and have two beautiful daughters: Albrey (6) and Alexandra (3).
Youth Pastor Chad Harris
Chad was born and raised in Murfreesboro, TN. He grew up under the preaching and ministry of Pastor Mike Norris at Franklin Road Baptist Church. Chad was a part of the bus ministry at Franklin Road for 7 years. He graduated high school in 2012 from Franklin Road Christian School. Chad was saved on June 18, 2013 at Triple “S” Christian Ranch in Rosebud, AR.
He surrendered his life to preach at a fall youth retreat in Monticello, KY. After surrendering his life, the Lord laid upon Chads heart to reach teenagers. For four years during his high school and part of his college Chad worked at Triple “S” Christian Ranch where he was able to see many teens come to know Christ, and surrender their lives to the Lord.
Chad attended The Crown College of the Bible in Knoxville, TN for four years where he graduated with a Bachelors of Biblical studies, majoring in Youth Ministries. Christ has given Chad a great zeal and burden to see teens come to know Christ and have a burning desire to serve Him.
Chad and his wife Sara met at college and have been married for one year. Together they are excited to see what the Lord will do in the lives of many teens. Chad and Sara started their ministry at MPBC in May of 2016.