Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, Inc. “96” Years Family & Friends Day

Photos by Jared Gilmore

Pastor Kenneth K. Rose, Jr. recognizes longest member of Mt. Vernon, Mamie Moore and J.W. Marshall

Pastor Kenneth K. Rose, Jr. recognizes longest member of Mt. Vernon, Mamie Moore and J.W. Marshall

Pastor Kenneth Rose, Jr., crowns J.W. Marshall Jr, (son of the late Pastor Rev. J.W. Marshall Sr.) as Mr. Mt. Vernon and Clara Marshall (Pastor Rose’s Mom) crowned as Ms. Mt. Vernon

Pastor Kenneth Rose, Jr., crowns J.W. Marshall Jr, (son of the late Pastor Rev. J.W. Marshall Sr.) as Mr. Mt. Vernon and Clara Marshall (Pastor Rose’s Mom) crowned as Ms. Mt. Vernon

Oldest female member Augusta Campbell accepted by  daughter Brenda Newsome

Oldest female member Augusta Campbell accepted by daughter Brenda Newsome

Dorinda Dillard, Church Anniversary Chairperson

Dorinda Dillard, Church Anniversary Chairperson

Mt. Vernon Senior Pastor Kenneth Rose, Jr., Karen Carter Richards, Forward Times Publisher and Pastor Victor Byrd

Mt. Vernon Senior Pastor Kenneth Rose, Jr., Karen Carter Richards, Forward Times Publisher and Pastor Victor Byrd

Newly Ordained Deacons: Front (L-R) Preston Dugar, Daniel Rose, Carl McQuillon, George Barrett and Carlton Freeman. Back (L-R) Pastor R.L. Franklin, Mt. Vernon BC; Pastor Kenneth Eakins, Greater Outreach MBC; Pastor Thomas McGruder, The Church of New Beginnings; Pastor Kenneth K. Rose, Jr., Pastor Charles Gifford, Pastor Manuel Fletcher and Pastor Ricky G. King, Living Faith BC

Newly Ordained Deacons: Front (L-R) Preston Dugar, Daniel Rose, Carl McQuillon, George Barrett and Carlton Freeman. Back (L-R) Pastor R.L. Franklin, Mt. Vernon BC; Pastor Kenneth Eakins, Greater Outreach MBC; Pastor Thomas McGruder, The Church of New Beginnings; Pastor Kenneth K. Rose, Jr., Pastor Charles Gifford, Pastor Manuel Fletcher and Pastor Ricky G. King, Living Faith BC

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Pastor Victor Byrd

Pastor Kenneth Rose, Jr., Pastor of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church

Pastor Kenneth Rose, Jr., Pastor of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church

Oldest Male Member of Mt. Vernon, Deacon Leroy Owens

Oldest Male Member of Mt. Vernon, Deacon Leroy Owens

Young singer, Jamarcus White performs

Young singer, Jamarcus White performs

Jamarcus White worships at Family & Friends Day

Jamarcus White worships at Family & Friends Day