Pastors & Staff

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 a 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, WV 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, Annelise, Lauren, Vera, and Hailey and grandsons J.D, Levi, Hendrik, Leland, Joshua, and Billy.

Tommy Bartlett

Assistant Pastor

Tommy serves as the assistant pastor at Mt. Pleasant.  Tommy's primary focus is ministering to young adults and families.
Tommy grew up in the Sissonville, WV area.  In 1969, His grandfather, Bill Bartlett, planted Maranantha Baptist Church in Sissonville, where Tommy served as youth pastor for several years.  His father, Kevan Bartlett, is the current pastor.  Tommy is a graduate of Elk Valley Christian School.
Tommy graduated from The Crown College of the Bible in Powell, TN.   While at Crown, Tommy met his wife Jennifer. They were married on December 10, 2004.  Tommy and Jennifer are proud parent of 4 children.  Kolton, Karleigh, Konnor and Kinsleigh.
Tommy is involved in many ministries, such as the  HomeBuilders young adult Bible study, Vacation Bible School, the discipleship Sunday School class, Pleasant Island Youth Camp, and Men's Fellowship activities.