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Our purpose globally is to remember that no mountain should stand in the way of reaching others with the gospel of Jesus Christ!
Our purpose locally is to serve the community around us. 
 
NATHE OZMENT
Senior Pastor
 
Bro. Nathe Ozment has been the lead pastor of Mt. Vernon since 2007. He recently finished his Master’s of Religion degree from Liberty University with an emphasis in counseling. He and his wife Mona have four sons. He has a passionate heart to see others come to know Christ as their Lord. God has worked through him in a powerful way and he continues to lead the church to honor Him in all they do.
 

 

 
MARK SCHUTZIUS
Associate Pastor
 
Dr. Mark Schutzius has been at Mt. Vernon since 2009. He has a Ph.D. from Mid-America Baptist Theologi
cal Seminary in Old Testament/Hebrew and has written a book on Isaiah 7:14 and the virgin birth. He and his wife Faith have a heart that lies in serving God in all they do. They have one daughter.  Their desire is to see every family plugged in to a lifegroup, the youth growing in the likeness of Jesus, and families growing closer together.
 
 
BILL LAARZ
Worship Leader
 
William ( Bill ) Laarz has been in the Music Ministry since 1997 and a Music teacher since 1984. He has a BS Music Education from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, 1979 and a Master of Music from Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN, 1994. Bll has been married to Virginia for 33 years and have raised three adult children: Anna Jones, Mary Holmes and Wendy Laarz. They are the proud grandparents of one granddaughter, Nora Jones.
 
 
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