Eric is from Naples, Florida and has been the pastor of Mount Pleasant since November of 2003. He and his wife Gina have 4 children - Lauren, Matthew, Timothy, and Christopher. Eric is an alumni of the University of Alabama, Birmingham, and graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. In May of 2008, Eric received his Ph D. in New Testament at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Eric enjoys golf, basketball, cooking, and spending time with his wife and family.
Associate Pastor of Youth and Children
Jordan is from Sanford, North Carolina and has been the Associate Pastor of Mount Pleasant since August of 2019. He and his wife Katie have 2 children - Lawson and Kennady. Jordan is an alumni of Liberty University. He received his Bachelor's in Youth Ministry in May of 2011. Jordan is an avid University of North Carolina basketball fan. He loves sports and spending time with his family.
Amy Duffy, Ethan Exline and Christopher Spano
Amy has been a member of MPBC since 1998. She currently serves as our pianist and helps to lead our Praise Choir. Amy also teaches one of our elementary age Sunday School classes. Amy works as a Elementary Mathematics Specialist for Roanoke City Public Schools. Amy and her husband Darin have been married since June 2006 and enjoy spending time with their two beautiful daughters.
Ethan, our percussionist, has been a member of MPBC since 2008. During the week Ethan works at Target while also pursuing an Associates Degree in Information Technology: Programming and Database from Virginia Western Community College. Ethan has been married to his wife Alyson for a year.
Christopher has been serving as lead guitar and vocalist for the worship team and he also leads the Praise Choir. Christopher is pursuing a music degree from Roanoke College while also working at Roanoke Rescue Mission.
Jennifer was born and raised in Houston, Texas and loves anything Texas…Tex-Mex, football, blue bonnets, Houston Astros, Chip & Joanna, and Blue Bell ice cream. She and her husband Jay moved to Roanoke (Jay’s hometown) in 2010 and they have 2 children, John Daniel and Molly. She attends First Baptist Church where she assists her husband with local and foreign mission efforts along with helping in the Children’s ministry. She enjoys a great cup of coffee, playing board games with her family, riding bikes on the greenway and cheering for the University of Texas and University of North Carolina sports.
Mount Pleasant Baptist Church
3000 Pitzer Road
Roanoke, VA 24014