As a minister’s daughter, Jane does not remember a day she did not know the name of Jesus, but she clearly remembers when she received Jesus Christ as her Savior, Lord, and King while living in Savannah, GA. As a newlywed, God places a hunger and thirst in her heart for His Word. She and her husband John, have been married for 43 years. They have two children and two grandchildren, who reside in Atlanta.
Sharon was raised in historic Fredericksburg, Virginia as a Roman Catholic. She was introduced to truth in Jesus Christ by a neighbor and grasped the gospel of grace, repentance, and obedience years later. She & Bill were baptized while overseas. They have three children and four grandchildren.
Anna grew up in Natchez, Mississippi, in a Christian home and became a Christ follower at an early age. She graduated from Mississippi University for Women with a degree in English and Latin. She met Richard in college, and after graduation, they were married. They are the parents of four children who now live in four different states.
Griffin was raised in a Christian home and grew up in Marietta, Ga. After putting her faith in Christ around age 10, she experienced significant growth in her relationship with the Lord while attending Bible college at the EI school of Biblical Training in Greenville, SC. Shortly after graduation from EI in 2006, Griffin started her photography business which she continues to manage now. In 2008, Griffin left on a two-year stint with Campus Crusade to Sarajevo, Bosnia, and met Ryan shortly upon returning to the States. Griffin and Ryan have been married for 2 years and have been members of Mount Vernon since the fall of 2013.
Shirley is an Atlanta native and grew up in Sandy Springs. She became a Christian as a young girl and after high school began to grow as a result of learning to read and study the Bible for herself. Shirley has been married to Larry for 26 years, and God has blessed them with two college-aged children. She has been a member of MVBC since 2011.