Mt. Pleasant

Missionary Baptist Church

of Cabot, Arkansas, Est. 1876

Description: C:\Dean Misc\ site\DKWOL.jpgPastor Dennis Wilson was born in Batesville, Arkansas, where he was saved and baptized at Pleasant Valley Missionary Baptist Church. He graduated from Batesville High School and attended Arkansas State University before returning to Batesville and surrendering to the ministry in 1983. He graduated with a Bachelors in Bible Languages from the Missionary Baptist Seminary in Little Rock where he also received a Masters in Theology. He furthered his education by graduating from Arkansas Baptist College and then receiving a Juris Doctorate from the University of Arkansas School of Law in 1994.

Bro. Wilson has been Mt. Pleasant's pastor since January, 1998. He is married to Cecelia Rutledge, also of Batesville, and they have two children: a son, Cody, and a daughter, Cheyenne.

Description: C:\Dean Misc\ site\ANDYOL.jpgMt. Pleasant's Music Director is Andy Sullivan. Besides directing the congregation and choir in singing hymns each Sunday, Andy also coordinates music for special events such as the annual Easter and Christmas programs, fifth Sunday singings, and Vacation Bible School. He also serves the membership as the Quizlympics' Director, co-editor of Mt. Pleasant's monthly newsletter "The Messenger," and as editor of the church's Sunday morning Bulletin.

Andy was born in Cabot and has attended Mt. Pleasant all his life where he was saved and baptized. He is a graduate of Cabot High School and earned a Bachelors degree in Elementary Education from the University of Central Arkansas. He currently teaches in the Cabot School District.

Mission Support

Our ministry includes support for the following mission efforts.  We always encourage prayer and material support for these laborers, and are greatly thankful for the opportunity to serve God through these special workers.

         Al Valladares, McAllen, Texas.  Brother Al is director of the Mexican Baptist Institute, and works as an interpreter and go-between for at least 50 churches in the U.S. and Mexico.

         Norman Pierce, Rapid City, South Dakota.  Brother Pierce oversees this small mission work and is sponsored by New Testament Missionary Baptist Church in Lonoke, Arkansas where Billy Pierce is Pastor.

         Missionary Baptist Seminary, Little Rock, Arkansas.  We provide financial support to the 75 year-old seminary.

         Arkansas State Mission Project.  We send support to this project, which helps fund mission efforts in the state of Arkansas.


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