MVBC Staff & Leadership

The staff and leadership here at MVBC is comprised of men and women who love, care and pray for every single person in the church. If you have questions for any of our staff, feel free to reach out and email them or call our church office to speak with them.



    David graduated from high school in Gentry, AR. He received his bachelor's degree from Central Baptist College where he played soccer for the Mustangs. David met his wife Megan at CBC. Megan is a contract therapist. They have a daughter Genevieve "Evie" (2013) and three sons Maverick (2015), Tate David (2017) and Miller (2019).   

    David graduated in 2015 with a Masters degree in Christian Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. David has served as youth pastor at other churches before coming to Mount Vernon. He also has served as worship leader for many youth and college events. David enjoys playing the guitar, golf, soccer, hanging with his family, and he loves the Razorbacks. David's passions are hunting ducks and seeing people walk with Jesus. 


    YOUTH Pastor

    Barrie graduated from high school in Greenbrier, AR. He is currently working on his bachelor’s degree in Leadership and Ministry from Central Baptist College. He and his wife, Lacey, have been married for eight years. Lacey is a CBC graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. She serves as a loan assistant at First Security Bank. Barrie and Lacey have two boys, Camden (2014) and Levi (2018).


    Barrie plans to further his education at seminary after graduating with his bachelor’s degree. Prior to coming to MVBC, Barrie served as youth pastor at LifeSong Baptist Church in Greenbrier, AR. There, he worked as part-time youth pastor while working full-time in the construction field. Barrie followed God’s calling into full-time ministry and joined MVBC as youth pastor in June 2016.

    Barrie enjoys drinking coffee, discussing philosophy & theology, playing cards/board games, chess, and wrestling with his boys. Barrie was born in New Orleans, LA and will proudly let you know of his love for the Saints (NFL) and Pelicans (NBA). Above all, Barrie loves God and loves watching people of all ages grow in their relationship with Him.


    Worship LEADER




    Karen graduated from Mt. Vernon High School. She is married to Mark who is now retired. They have two sons:  Jason who is married to Sherry, and lives in Missouri and John who is married to Riley and lives in Texas. They have three grandsons:  Jacob, Isaac and Parker, two step-granddaughters : Karlie and Kayla, and one great step-granddaughter:  Tatum.


    Karen retired from the U.S. Postal Service in 2005, after twenty seven years of service.  She started as secretary/treasurer at MVBC  in 2008.  She also serves as a small group leader at VernKids.


    Karen loves playing games and  watching sports and movies with her family.


    Children's TEAM LEADER & Assistant SECRETARY

    Carey graduated from high school in Rose Bud, AR. She received her Associate's Degree of Applied Sciences-Computer Aided Drafting & Design from ASU-Beebe Vanguard. Carey married Eric, her high school sweetheart in 1997. Eric works in Asset Protection for Wal-Mart. They have three daughters: Skylar (2001), Ella (2004), & Natalie (2008).

    Carey left her career, as a structural steel detailer in 2001, to become at stay at home mom for her girls. But, her heart for kids began long before she had her own children. In high school, Carey began working with kids through Sunday School, Wednesday Night Programs, & VBS. Over the years, God has grown a deep passion in her for ministering to children and their families. She longs for each child to come to know Jesus & follow Him with all of their hearts. In 2014, Carey began serving as our Children's Team Leader here at Mount Vernon Baptist Church. She also works in the church office, as our assistant secretary. Carey loves to read, sing, play basketball, crafting & decorating, flower gardening, and spending time with her family. 



    Ashley is a recent transplant to the Mount Vernon-Enola area and is originally from south Arkansas. She graduated from Drew Central High School in Monticello, and earned a bachelor's degree at Arkansas Tech University. After teaching for several years, and following her husband Bill around the southern United States with his job, she returned to education in order to pursue a master's degree in Library Media & Information Technologies at the University of Central Arkansas. She was a school library media specialist for many years before deciding to find work closer to home. She is currently teaching Family & Consumer Science at Mount Vernon - Enola High School as well as working as administrative assistant to our pastor. 

    Ashley enjoys creating things. She also works part time as a graphic designer designing invitations, t-shirts, and many other things.  Most days you will find her either in the kitchen with her students baking treats, or with her computer in her lap creating artwork and designs for church media or her friends.

    Ashley is married to Bill and has a son, two step-sons, a step-daughter, seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and two spoiled rotten Australian Shepherds, Molly & Satchmo.