Located in Toano, Virginia

Meet our amazing staff!


Office contact information:

Phone: 757-566-0162

Email: office.mtvernon@gmail.com


Candee Martin


Pastor Candee Martin has served as Mt. Vernon’s appointed pastor since July 1, 2022.

Brenda Rowe

Administrative Assistant & Business Manager

Brenda has been the Administrative Assistant since 2020. She enjoys all aspects of working in the church office, but especially loves the people of Mt. Vernon. The people are open and friendly and volunteer to help in the office whenever needed. Brenda has lived in the area for 30 years and was married at Mt. Vernon 24 years ago to her husband, Jeremy, which makes Mt. Vernon a special place to work. Together they have 2 children, Shelby and son-in-law Caleb, and Brooke.

Carol Kendall

Organist & Choir Director


Carol has been playing the organ at Mt. Vernon for over 40 years. She and her husband, Jack, have been members since 1977. They have one living son, Jason, who lives with his wife, Beth, and three children in Lynchburg. Carol loves working with her choir and sharing beautiful music with our church. She’s a retired fifth grade teacher from Norge Elementary School and currently tutors reading there.