Matthew Mills

Pastor Matt has known the Lord most of his life, having given his heart to Christ as a young boy. He surrendered to the ministry in October 1988 at the age of 22. He entered full-time ministry in 1991 and has served three previous churches before assuming the position of Senior Pastor at Mt. Pleasant on March 1, 2017. He is a native of Columbus, located in Polk County, North Carolina. Pastor Matt has been married to his sweetheart, Donna, since 1987. They are blessed with three children; Jonathan, Michael, and Brittany. They count it an absolute joy to serve and worship the Lord alongside the good people of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. 

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Elizabeth Biggerstaff

Elizabeth has served the Lord as Administrative Assistant at Mt. Pleasant since September 2012. This position is not a job to Elizabeth, it is her ministry to our church family. She counts it an absolute honor and privilege to serve our Heavenly Father alongside our church family while ministering to the needs of others through the church office. Elizabeth is married to Mark; they have a son, Brandon, whom the Lord called into the ministry at the age of seventeen, while attending a Sr. Youth summer retreat in 2016. Her prayer for Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church is that we do or say nothing that is displeasing to God, and that we continue to honor Him in everything we undertake for His glory!

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Laura Thompson

Laura has been a member of Mt. Pleasant since she was a young girl. In 1994, Laura began her music ministry as the youth and children’s music director, and then in 2000, she assumed responsibility for the adult choir as well. She enjoys beautiful melodies, as well as toe-tapping up-beat songs, but believes that the heart of any song is the lyrics, because the lyrics are the message, and where the worship is.

God has blessed Laura with a wonderful, loving family. Mike and Laura have been married since 2004, and in 2008 they were blessed with twins, Abigail and Lukas. 

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