Associate/Student Pastor

Bro. Jesse Wright

Bro. Jesse Wright and his wife Rachel are no strangers to our community. Both grew up right here in Rockcastle County. Bro. Jesse began serving on staff at First Baptist Mt. Vernon in October of 2012. He is a graduate of Clear Creek Baptist Bible College and is pursuing the Master of Divinity at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. Jesse has a passion for student ministry. His desire is for students to live their lives for Christ, following the cross not the crowd.

Church Secretary

Beth Saylor
Beth Saylor became secretary at FBC in March of 2001. She received her Associate degree in Business and Office Management from Somerset Community College in May 1999. Whether it is producing the bulletins, answering the phone, website design, or just helping others, she loves it all! Beth married Seth Saylor and the Lord has richly blessed them with two children, Laura Beth and Lucas.

Music Director

Jamie Cornelius
Jamie Cornelius has served the Lord as Music Director at FBC since 1998. Since that time, First Baptist has experienced many unique and exciting changes, and Jamie feels extraordinarily blessed to have been a part of it all. Jamie graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a BA in Music Education, a Masters in Music and Rank I in Supervision. She is the music teacher at Mt. Vernon Elementary and truly enjoys working in both the public setting and the church setting. Jamie married Chris Cornelius and they have two beautiful children John and Amy.