Deacons at Mount Vernon are to be servants of the church coordinating different ministries of the church. They are here to help mobilize and train members to be actively involved in the church's ministries, which includes everything from the stewardship of the church's finances to the Sunday morning greeters.
Below is a list of the current deacon ministries and deacons responsible:
Adult Sunday School
Oversees and coordinates all details regarding Sunday School and Connections Corner.
Deacon: Kevin Vaughter
Oversees and coordinates all the details for baptisms.
Deacon: Jerry Sexton
Oversees and coordinates all the details associated with the bookstore ministry.
Deacon: Rodney Barry
Building & Grounds
Assists in overseeing the maintenance and improvement of the church’s facility and property.
Deacon: Jim Clayton
Assists in overseeing the church’s finances and financial operations.
Deacon: Larry Norwood
Assists in overseeing Wednesday evening cashiers and all kitchen/food supplies and acts as a liaison between the church and Ultimate Culinary (Chef Andy).
Deacon: Sam Galbraith
Oversees and coordinates greeters and ushers for Sunday morning worship services.
Deacons: Andy Blackburn & Anthony Blalock
Assists in overseeing and mobilizing members to care for the spiritual and physical well-being of homebound members.
Deacon: Richard Carron
Assists in overseeing and mobilizing members to be involved in the international missions and evangelistic efforts.
Deacon: Chuck Stone
Oversees the inventory and preparation of the elements and supplies for the Lord’s Supper.
Deacon: Joe Drexler
Assists in overseeing and mobilizing members to help meet the urgent, physical needs of one another.
Deacons: Dennis Mosby & Parks Houser
Assist in overseeing and providing counsel regarding personnel compensation, policies, and procedures.
Deacon: Bill Timmons
Widows & Widowers
Assist in overseeing and mobilizing members to care for the spiritual and physical well-being of widowed members.
Deacon: Bob Wharton
Assists in overseeing and mobilizing members to be involved in the youth ministry.
Deacon: Luke Gurley