Our Leadership

Rev. Melvin Watkins is the new Senior Pastor and Dr. James L. Netters has served as senior pastor of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church since 1956 and is now the Pastor Emeritus . Together they lead our congregation. Dr. Netters clearly sets the standard of pastoral excellence and the legacy of superb pastoral leadership continues.


Contact info

620 Parkrose Avenue, Memphis, TN 38109

Service Times

Service Times
Sunday School
8:45 AM

Sunday Worship Service
10.00 AM
6:30 PM (1st Sunday of each month)

Bible Study
Wednesday, 7:00 PM
Seniors & Retirees – Thursday, 11:00 AM

Broadcast Schedule

Broadcast Schedule

Televised Worship Service,
CATV 19 (Memphis),
Monday 9:00 p.m

Radio Broadcast
WDIA / 1070 AM (Memphis)
Sunday, 7:00 PM