Mt. Vernon Baptist Church
Cemetery, Eulogy and Repast Policy
NON ACTIVE/NON MEMBERS - will pay $1200.00 to be buried in the church cemetery; a $100.00 fee applies if Eulogy is done by Pastor Brown; a $150.00 fee for the use of the fellowship hall and kitchen. (Fellowship hall and kitchen should be left in the order in which you found it.)
ACTIVE MEMBERS - and the children age 25 and under (at death) will be buried in the church cemetery - FREE. (An active member is a person who has contributed to the financial upkeep of the church a minimum of $20.00 weekly, one year prior to burial.) Eulogy is free if done by Pastor Brown, FREE use of the Fellowship Hall and kitchen. FREE clean up. (FREE means that the church cover these expenses.)
Pastor Brown will perform all Eulogies unless he approves otherwise.
***Members who bought cemetery spots years ago (prior to 1940) will not be affected by this policy change. Members should be prepared to provide paperwork to support the prior exchange.
Special circumstances will be considered on an individual basis. A determination will be rendered by the Joint Board. (Deacons and Trustees)***
Effective: January 01, 2010
Please use this as a guideline and contact church leadership for current policy.