Anthony grew up in Calhoun, GA. He became a Christian at a young age, but really grew in his faith during college. He moved to Atlanta in 1989 to go to school at Georgia Tech. Shortly after that, he started attending Mt. Vernon. Anthony is single and lives in Decatur with his trusty dog, Kody.
Deacon of Finance
Reggie is from New York and came to Atlanta to attend Emory University. After graduating college, while attending a chamber of commerce meeting in Orlando, he was asked to attend a Bible study that God used to reveal the saving grace of the Gospel. After a number of years of seeking meaning, purpose, and fulfillment in the wrong places, he surrendered his life to Jesus. He is married to Tricia and they have two daughters, Elizabeth and Abigail. They became members of MVBC in 2016.
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Brandon grew up in South Alabama and was raised attending a Methodist church. He met his wife Kendra in college at Auburn, and they were married in 2008. In 2010, Brandon became a Christian when the Lord opened his eyes to his sinfulness and need of a Savior. The Lord has blessed Kendra and him with two girls, Myla and Adley. Brandon and Kendra have been members of Mount Vernon since 2017.
Adult Sunday School
Will grew up in Fort Payne, AL. He attended church throughout his childhood and college years but did not truly know the Lord. Will became a Christian towards the end of college when the Lord opened his eyes to his sinfulness and need for a savior. Since then, the Lord has placed faithful Christians in his life to point him to Christ and help him grow in his faith. Will met his wife Kaki at Auburn, and they married in 2016. The Lord has blessed them with a daughter, Sibby, and a son, Chip. Will and Kaki have been members at Mount Vernon since 2017.
Alex was born in Alabama, but grew up with missionary parents in Kathmandu, Nepal. He was saved and baptized at 8, and continued to grow in his faith throughout school and college. While attending Georgia Tech, he met his wife Liz, and they were married in June, 2013. A year after marriage, they served a two-year assignment with the IMB in the Middle East. They moved back to Atlanta and joined Mount Vernon in 2016.
Evan grew up in a Tignall, Georgia as part of a Christian home. He was saved and baptized at a young age, and his faith flourished while attending college at Georgia Tech. While at Georgia Tech, he met his wife Caitlin and they were marred in 2014. They joined MVBC in January 2018 and recently welcomed their daughter, Hannah.
Growing up in Atlanta, Garry was not raised in a Christian home and came to faith in Christ in his early 20’s. He and Laura have been married for 20 years and members of Mount Vernon for 7 years. During that time, Garry has enjoyed serving the church by teaching elementary students and adults, as Treasurer, and as a Covenant Group leader. Garry and Laura have 2 children, Trey and Virginia.
Dennis grew up in Memphis, Tennessee. After graduating from the University of Tennessee in 1972, he moved to Atlanta. He was not a Christian at the time. He began attending a Baptist church with his future wife and through the preaching of the gospel and reading the Scriptures, the Lord saved him. Dennis and Paula were married in 1978 and they have three sons. They became members of Mount Vernon in 1996.
Corporate Worship Greeting
Dan grew up in a Christian home in Pennsylvania. He was led to the Lord when he was young by his older sister but spent years struggling to make his faith his own. His family moved to Raleigh, NC, when he was in high school. God, in his abundant mercy, pursued Dan and used his family and new faithful church friends to point him to the gospel and growth in his faith. He moved to Atlanta after marrying his wife, Meredith. They have one son, Andrew. Dan and Meredith have been members of MVBC since 2018.
Bill is originally from Oxon Hill, Maryland, a suburb of Washington, D.C., and moved to Atlanta after law school. He accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior after the birth of his first child. Bill is married to Lisa and they have 3 children. Bill has been a member of Mount Vernon since 1996.
John grew up in Arlington, VA, and served in the Army for 39 years. Raised in the church, John gave his life to Christ at the age of 17 through the testimony and leadership of a missionary couple. John met his wife, MaryAnne, at church while serving in Germany. They moved to Atlanta in 2003 and have been members of Mount Vernon since 2015.
Luke grew up in Hartselle, AL. He was blessed with godly parents and came to saving faith in elementary school. He met his wife Julia at Georgia Tech. They joined Mt Vernon in 2005. Luke works full time for the Georgia Army National Guard and has deployed three times: once to Kosovo and twice to Afghanistan. Over the years Luke has served at Mount Vernon may ways including teaching youth and adults and as Covenant Group Leader. Luke was on the search committee that brought Pastor Aaron and has previously served as a deacon. Luke and Julia have four children: Carrigan, Josiah, Alistair, and Lorelei.