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January 8, 2023, Mt Pleasant Baptist Church and Williamsburg United Methodist Church together participated in the Biblical Conversations About Race and Ethnicity (BCARE) Groups - sponsored by "The Greater Williamsburg Movement" (

April 22, 2023, after completing eight weeks of (BCARE) group meetings there was a social gathering at the Williamsburg United Methodist Church for those who completed the winter BCARE sessions. 

Participants and members from both churches enjoyed fellowship breaking bread together.
Praise God and Bless His name. Thank You Jesus!


Dr. Rubin and Sandra Eatmon - Multi-Ethnic family members from Mt Pleasant Baptist enjoyed the fellowship. 


PRAY WITHOUT CEASING - Come join us for intuitive and impactful presentations on prayer November 12, 2022.


HAPPY ANNIVERSARY - to Deacon Bernard and Deaconess Joan Canady for 10 amazing years of marriage on July 21, 2022.

CONGRATULATIONS - to Sydney Ellis who is Sate Champion for the 100 & 300 Hurdles, 4x400 Relay. The Nansemond River Girls won state outdoor championship. Sydney is the granddaughter of Pastor Dr. Ronald A. and Sharmaine Ellis. Again, we congratulation Sydney for this amazing achievement.


Attention Juneteenth

The Village Initiative for Equity in Education, WJCC and Williamsburg Action Juneteenth Freedom Celebration for the Ancestors.

Sunday June 19th

Downtown Williamsburg



NEW YORK CITY TOUR - Mt Pleasant Baptist Church is planning a trip to NYC for 5 days and 4 nights with guided tours to multiple locations including food, lodging, and lots more.

For pictures, video information and tour access visit:


Tour Coordinator Minister Annie Van Hook:

Annie Van Hook @ (804) 316-4882

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY - to Trustee Willie Saunders and wife, Charlotte, for 52 amazing years of marriage.

CONGRATULATIONS - to Sydney Ellis for her amazing achievement, becoming the "State 55 Meter Champion. Sydney is the granddaughter of Pastor Ronald and Sharmaine Ellis.

CONGRATULATIONS - to Ricky and Lucille Coleman on their Anniversary of 41 amazing years. 


HAPPY BIRTHDAY - to Assistant Pastor Willie Carter, thank you for your spiritual acumen in the church.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY - to First Lady Sharmaine Ellis who is truly a blessing to the members of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to our Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church (Mother), Ms. Hazel, on her 93rd birthday.

CONGRATULATIONS - to Dr. Rhonda Fitzgerald, Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning. 

AMSTATNEWS - celebrates Black History month 2022. featuring 12 mathematical statisticians who have had success as professors, researchers, volunteers, and health care professionals.

AMSTATNEWS - celebrating Black History Month, honoring Statistician's life. Rhonda D. Fitzgerald, PhD - Department of Mathematics, Norfolk State University. Professor Fitzgerald is the daughter of Dr. Ronald Ellis, Pastor Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church.

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