The Staff at Mount Vernon United Methodist Church are Here to Help and Lead

Vicki Fisher – Senior Pastor

Pastor Vicki Fisher joined our congregation in June 2023 and we are excited to have her as our worship leader. She is working to listen to all on where to take our congregation in the future. She is here to welcome and she is actively working to lead our congregation taking our welcoming to the next level. We are so blessed to have her as our Senior Pastor.


How to reach me: For emergencies, call my cell at 712-563-6094 and leave a message. Otherwise, leave a message at the church at 319-895-6286 or email I will be taking Thursdays as my Sabbath, except in dire emergencies.



Julie Baty- Congregational Care Coordinator

Contact Julie at




Alison Dix- Office Manager & Assistant Treasurer

DIX-ALISON-84Alison Dix has been a part of the team since 2011 and enjoys keeping everything running smoothly around the building and with our communication. She grew up outside Mount Vernon on a farm, and now lives here in Mount Vernon with her wife Mel and their 2 dogs. She is creative, a writer of a someday to be published book or two and enjoys spending time with her large extended family. Feel free to contact with any and all questions.



Melissa Oxley – Nursery Care

JEFFREY-MELISSA-102Melissa serves  as our nursery attendant and takes great care of the kids.



Kit Currie – Chancel Choir Director

If interested in joining the choir, contact




Kristi Keast – Hand Bell Choir Director

Kristi_KeastIf interested in joining the choir, contact Kristi at




Karen Stoll – Church Organist/Pianist & Choir Accompanist

Karen works to make our traditional worship very melodic on the organ and piano.





Veronica Fisher, Education & Youth Director

Veronica Fisher works to direct our Children’s Sunday School program as well as helps to lead our Youth Group program where we partner with two other local churches to create amazing Youth Group experience for our middle & high school youth. If you are interested in serving as a volunteer for either Sunday School or Youth Group (Wednesday nights) feel free to contact her at .

Veronica lives here in Mount Vernon with her son, Ben.



Maintenance & Repair – Trustees

Contact Jeff Walters or Kevin Woods, Co Chairs of Trustees.




Barb Shepley – Event Coordinator

Barb is active in worship setup, events coordination and making sure our church runs smoothly any way she can. We are grateful for her service as she mostly volunteers her time and energies. If you have a question, she is a great resource. You can contact her at brshepley (the @ symbol)