Pastor William R. Boone, D Min, has been called to serve as pastor of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, and was installed on August 31, 2014.

He and his wife, Helen L. Boone, are native Arkansans and have served together in ministry for the past forty years.  They are parents of four adult children.

Pastor Boone has served as a member of the National Baptist Convention Home Mission Board in a variety of capacities for the past twenty years.  He currently serves as the Midwest Regional Coordinator.  He has also taken ministry teams the last three years to Uganda, East Africa.