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, Youth and Children
Bobby grew up in Hampton, Virginia and began his ministry in April of 2013. He received his undergraduate degree in Youth Ministry from Charleston Southern University in Charleston, SC in 2005. He and his wife Virginia have been happily married since 2004. They have 3 energetic children- Alyssa, Samson and Brooklyn. Bobby enjoys being outdoors, reading and spending time with his wife and family.
Matthew Spano, Amy Duffy, and Ethan Exline
Matthew has been a member of MPBC since 2003. Matthew leads our Praise Choir with Amy in addition to leading Sunday morning congregational worship. Matthew is a Member Advisor for Blue Eagle Credit Union. Matthew enjoys spending time with his newlywed bride, Kathleen. They were married in October 2016.
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 with the USPS as a City Carrier Assistant.
Mount Pleasant Baptist Church
3000 Pitzer Road
Roanoke, VA 24014