About Us

We are… a fellowship of baptized believers in Jesus Christ, experiencing the love and discipleship of God, loving and sharing a common life with one another, and seeking to bring others into these relationships.

Our mission is to bring all people into a fully committed relationship with Jesus Christ.

Our goal is to serve along with our Senior Pastor Ron McClung and the church staff in fulfilling our mission of helping people BELIEVE in Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, BELONG to His family as revealed in the local church body and BECOME his fully devoted follower.

We support local and global ministries through our relationship with the American Baptist Churches/USA, West Virginia Baptist Convention, Teays Valley Baptist Association, and Teays Valley Ministerial Association.

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Mission Statement

Directions

Leadership

History

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Mission Statement

Because we owe our existence as redeemed individuals and as a church body to the death, burial, resurrection and return of our Lord Jesus Christ, we pledge ourselves anew to spread this good news that all who trust the Lord Jesus may also be redeemed.

We shall continually remind our members, visitors, friends and families that “The Mission of the Church is Missions”, that our first and primary joyful responsibility as a church is to carry out the great commission of our Lord Jesus to “Go into all the World (beginning in Teays Valley) and preach the Gospel”.

The church body shall be fully informed as to the goals, accomplishments and distribution of funds used for fulfilling our missionary responsibilities.

As members of Mount Vernon Baptist Church body of believers, we pledge our energies, education, resources, and facilities to carry out our Lord’s command.

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Guests

Welcome to Mount Vernon Baptist Church, Hurricane West Virginia, founded in 1843 and continuing to serve the Teays Valley area by sharing the life-changing Good News of Jesus Christ. We celebrate a rich heritage older than the state of West Virginia, while actively ministering to the needs of people today. We believe God is leading us into a glorious future and we invite you to join us.

While visiting our website you will discover more about us and the services that we offer.

Thank you for taking the time to view our website and we would love to have you join us for one of the opportunities provided for Bible Study and Worship.

Please use the directions page to locate the church, and if you have any specific questions before joining us please use the comment box on the contact us page or call the church office.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the difference between the 9:00 am and 11:00 am services?

A: The biggest difference is location. The 9:00 service tends to be a smaller gathering of the congregation and is held in the Historic Sanctuary. The 11:00 service is a larger gathering of the congregation and is held in our brand new 500 seat sanctuary. The order of Worship is nearly the same with the exception of special music by the choir often being presented during the 11:00 service.

Q: Is there a required dress code?

A: The dress for all services is casual.

Q: Are hymnals used during Worship.

A: Hymnals are provided for all services with songs often displayed on projection screens.

Q: Where do we go when we arrive at the church?

A: We have a welcome center that is staffed with those who take part in our Greeters Ministry to help you when you arrive. They can direct you and answer any questions.

Q: Are there activities for children during the services?

A: Yes we have a nursery available during all services for children from birth to age five. A variety of Sunday School programs are available for children age three and up. Children’s Church is held during the 11:00 Worship hour for children in grades first through fifth.

Q: Are your services more traditional or contemporary?

A: Our services are predominantly traditional with some contemporary songs, as well as special music across the spectrum of styles.

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