Mount Vernon Missionary Baptist Church - "The Church with the Helping Hands, That Sits on the Hill "
Dr. Carl Burkett has been our pastor for over 29 years.  He is married to Sister Jessie Burkett.  They have two children.
Associate Ministers
Reverend Jesse Cooper.  Senior Assoicate Minister.  He is married to Sister Annie R. Smith Cooper
Dr. Melvin Meggs. Associate Minister & Youth Minister.  He hold a Doctorate Degree in Theology.  New members class instructor, president  of Brotherhood. chairman of Library Committee and director of the Baptist Training Union.  He is married to Sister Lillie Mae Meggs.  They have three children.
Bro. Lars V. Jordan.  Associate Minister.  He holds a Master Degree in Biblical Studies.   He is the Pastor of the  New Bethel Baptist Church of Hattiesburg, MS.  He is married to Sister Keisha Jordan.  They have two children.
Reverend Reginald Thomas.  Associate Minister and Assistant Sunday School Director.  He holds a certificate in Biblical Studies.  He is married to Sister Janet Thomas.  They have two children.
Minister of Evangelism
Brother Larry Smith.  Minister of Evangelism. Men's Class Sunday School teacher.  Married to  Sister Eula Smith.  They have four children.