C.C. staff

Lead Pastor – Chris Clontz

Chris was born in Union County, NC. He holds a Bachelor of Arts with Major in Religion from Pfeiffer University and a Master of Divinity from Gordon Conwell & Hood Theological Seminary. In 2006, he was ordained as an Elder within the United Methodist Church. Prior to Mt. Pleasant, Chris served as Summer Youth Pastor at Mt. Bethel UMC, Assistant Pastor at Tyro UMC and most recently as Senior Pastor at Smith Grove UMC. He has served at Mt. Pleasant since 2006. He and his wife Amanda have two children, Cooper and Reagan.

Email: Chris@MtPleasant.Church

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Associate Pastor – Donnie Durham

Donnie began serving in the ministry in June of 1980 as a student pastor. He received his BS Degree in 1984 and received his Master of Divinity from Duke Divinity School in May of 1988. Donnie is now retired and is excited to serve Mt. Pleasant Church as our part-time Associate Minister of Pastoral Care. Donnie and his wife Deborah have 3 daughters and 5 grandchildren.

Email: Donnie@MtPleasant.Church


Youth Pastor – Donny Baldridge

Donny has 20 years combined experience in Youth Ministry and Worship Leading. He has a passion to serve and care for people. Donny and his wife Rachel have 2 young boys. Aiden and Henry.
Donny was born and raised in Durham NC, he graduated from Jordan High School and attended UNCG where he was pulled towards Broadcasting and Cinema.

Email: Youth@MtPleasant.Church


Director of Children’s Ministry – Jennifer Driggers

Jennifer began her ministry with children by volunteering in the Children’s program at her church for over 20 years. She has helped direct the Preschool choir and was employed with Davidson County Schools as a tutor, substitute teacher, and assistant for 10 years. Jennifer and her husband Joey have 3 daughters, Macie, Zhoe and Bella.

Email: Kids@MtPleasant.Church


Administrative Assistant – Felecia Motsinger

Felecia has been with Mt. Pleasant since 2014. Her and her husband Zac have 2 children, Juli and Hunter.

Email: Office@MtPleasant.Church