Our Current Pastor
Reverend Donald Givens, a native of Monroe, Louisiana accepted Christ at a young age while attending St Mary Baptist Church, under the leadership of Pastor Charlie H Reed. He graduated from Carroll High School of Monroe, attended Mary Holmes Junior College …more

3rd Pastor
Glorifying Jesus Christ with his life, while touching others with the gospel; Reverend Dr. Emanuel A Johnson has been pastor of Mount Vernon Missionary Baptist Church since 1969. And, he says his task is not finished. The Lord hath done great things …more

2nd Pastor
Rev. Oscar S. Jones (O.S. Jones) was the second pastor of the Mount Vernon Missionary Baptist Church. He attended Theological Seminary in Chicago, Illinois and was called into the ministry in 1925. He also pastored in Tutwiler, Mississippi before moving to Kansas City. …more

Founding Pastor
In September 1931, Reverend W. W. Horton asked the membership of Highland Avenue Baptist Church, “If anyone wants to hear me preach, follow me,” giving birth to the Mount Vernon Missionary Baptist Church. The first services were held in a Presbyterian Church located at …more