Members of the Mount Vernon Baptist Temple recently held their groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of their new building in Howard. Pictured from left are young men from different families in the church digging for the future: Wyatt Kirby, Daniel Schultz, Nathan Groff, Trevor Boardman, Billy Fennell, Gregg Mendel, Jonathan Nouse, Dylan Taylor, Austin Harris, Jacob Fry, Kirby Brandenburg, and Logan Kula. HOWARD — After three years of searching and praying for 20 acres of land, Mount Vernon Baptist Temple was able to recently break ground for the construction of a new building.



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