Contact Us

  • Phone: (828) 266-9700
  • Email: 
  • Address:
    3505 Bamboo Road, Boone, NC 28607

Service Times

  • Sunday: 
    • 8:15 a.m. - Classic Service
    • 9:45 a.m. - Blended Service
    • 11:15 a.m. - Contemporary Service
  • Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.


Minister of Education and Administration

Bud Russell

Bud is a native of Boone and a graduate of Appalachian State University (Boone, NC). He began his ministry at Mount Vernon in 1984 as a youth minister and moved into his present position in 1993. He and his wife, Betty, have a daughter (Stacey) who is a graduate of Appalachian State University and is employed at Samaritan's Purse.  Their son (Preston) is a graduate of Liberty University and is employed by the Watauga County Sheriff's Department.  Bud and Betty also have three precious grandchildren.