Mt. Vernon Baptist Temple & Christian School
817 Woodland Dr.
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
Fundraisers We Support
- Lifeboat Alliance Homeless Shelter
Hours of OperationSunday Service Times: 9:00am, 10:00am, 6:00pm
Wednesday Service: 6:00pm
Friday Reformers Unanimous Addictions Program: 7:00pm
Mt Vernon Christian School Monday-Friday 8:00am-3:00pm
Mt Vernon Baptist Temple is an Independent Baptist Church located at 817 Woodland Drive, just off of Route 37 South, in Mt Vernon. Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:00am and morning worship at 10:00am. Free bus transportation is provide for kids and adults by calling the church at 618-244-5404. The church has a clean, modern nursery for children and Kidz Connection ministry for children ages 4-12. Sunday and Wednesday evening services begin weekly at 6:00pm. Pastor Tim Reynolds can be heard on the Bible Truth Broadcast radio program every Sunday morning at 9:00am on WMIX 94.1Fm and at 10:00am on WVYN 90.9Fm, as well as online at www.bibletruthmedia.org. The church also has a weekly jail ministry directed by Paul and Debi Launay which meets at the Jefferson County Detention Facility each Tuesday morning. Evangelist Mike Blackford directs our Reformers Unanimous Addictions Ministry which meets each Friday from 7:00-9:00pm at the church. Mt Vernon Baptist Temple also supports many local and world missionaries.
Mt Vernon Christian School offers grades Kindergarten, Elementary, Junior High, and High School. The school offers all core subjects, as well as several extracurricular activities like band, art, and athletics. Mt Vernon Christian Home School is available for parents who desire to educate their children at home, as well as for adults seeking to earn a high school diploma. Visit www.mtvernonchristian.com for more information.
In 1974, Pastor Ron Reynolds and a group of 22 people through faith and God's leading founded Bible Haven Baptist Church.
The church would later be re-named Mt. Vernon Baptist Temple. Mt. Vernon Baptist Temple and Mt. Vernon Christian School are located on 5 beautiful acres one mile North of Exit 80 off of Interstate 64. Today, Dr. Ron Reynolds and his son,
Tim Reynolds serve as co-pastors of the church. Mt. Vernon Baptist Temple is involved in several ministries, including Mt. Vernon Christian School (Kindergarten-High School), Bus Ministry, Nursery Minsistry, Sunday School Ministry,
Children's Church Ministry, King's Kids Club Ministry, Music Ministry and Jail Ministry.
Jesus commissioned each of us in Acts 1:8 to "Be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost parts of the earth". Mt. Vernon Baptist Temple seeks to fulfill the Great Commission by supporting Home, Foreign, and Jewish Missions.