Mt. Pleasant and Dr. C. T. Kirkland under the guidance of the Holy Spirit established its Outreach Ministry, January 2002. Dr. Kirkland was guided to select, Elder Jay Jackson for the Spiritual Leadership, of this ministry.
Since then the ministry as grown and consist of 5 ministry leaders:
Min. Ernest Boone
Elder Reginald Franklin
Min. Claude Hall
Elder Jay Jackson
Elder Milton Peoples, II
Each leader assigned has a group, which consist on members of the Mt. Pleasant Church family. They have witnessed within the community surrounding the church as well as Blake High School, Spartan Games, and Downtown Tampa.
The fruit of Witnessing has been blessed by 3, as of to date that we know of, being converted and accepting the Lord Christ Jesus as their Personal Savior.
The Mt. Pleasant Outreach Ministry has traveled around the City of Tampa spreading the word of God.
During the 4th quarter of the witnessing program, areas were covered from Downtown Tampa, around the Greyhound Bus Lines, Hart Line Bus Stops and areas in which the homeless are located. The Missionaries also traveled to the University of South Florida Area passing out flyers with the Plan of Salvation available.
During this busy period of witnessing many souls where saved. A count of 13 men and 2 women.
The word of God tells us to:
Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen. Matthew 28:19-20
Actives Witnessing Team:
Elder Jay Jackson, Bro. John Luke, Bro. Arthur Shepard, Sis. Colleen Upshaw, Sis. Nicole Shepard, Sis. Carolyn Holmes, Sis. Sadie Perry, Sis. Leslie Moss, and Sis. Lisa Jackson.