Staff

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Rick McPhearson, Administrative Pastor

Rick came to Mt. Vernon as Minister of Education in September 1991. In 2007, Rick's role was changed to Minister of Administration and Adult Education. He uses his gifts and talents to keep the business of the church running smoothly and efficiently. His emphasis on Adult Education helps guide MVBC to continually focus on discipling.

Rick received his bachelors degree from University of Southern Mississippi, and a Master of Arts in Christian Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX.

Rick has three adult daughters: Rachel, Abigail, and Molly. He and his wife Brenda are very active in the ministries of MVBC.

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Glenn Naylor, Music and Outreach Minister


Glenn joined the Mt. Vernon staff in August 2012 as the Minister of Music and Outreach. Born in Jonesboro, GA, Glenn has served churches in Georgia, Kentucky, Florida, North Carolina and Louisiana. Glenn has a strong passion for God and leading people in worship and ministry. 

A 1988 graduate of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY with a Master of Church Music. Also, a 1984 graduate of Shorter College in Rome, GA with a Bachelor of Church Music.

Glenn and his wife Jodie have three adult children: Reid, Joel, and Abigail.

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Bryan Ulmer, Student Minister


Bryan became the student minister at Mt. Vernon in February of 2020. He is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University with a Bachelor's in Communications. He is currently a student at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. 

Bryan and his wife, Allie, have three kids; Judah, Noa, and Tripp.

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Linda Hill, Secretary


Lind Hill has served as the secretary at Mt. Vernon for many years. She does an amazing job at assisting with the day to day needs of the church.