Pastor William Holmes Robinson,M.Div. - Senior Pastor / Teacher
William Holmes Robinson - In 1999 William Holmes Robinson accepted the call as Pastor of Second Mount Vernon Baptist Church. He is the seventh Pastor since the church was established 79 years ago.
Pastor Robinson is the youngest son of Deacon John H. and Mrs. Windy T. Robinson. He has three sisters and is the godson of the late Rev. Dr. William Holmes Borders, Pastor of Wheat Street Baptist Church for over 50 years.
On February 13, 1994, at the age of 19, Pastor Robinson preached his initial sermon and on February 13, 1994, received his ordination and licensing at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church of Atlanta under the leadership of Pastor. Timothy Fleming. Serving as the Associate Minister for Mt. Carmel, he was afforded the opportunity to preach in Jerusalem ("The Holyland") and was president of Brothers United in Christ (BUCS), a Christian male organization, formed for the sole purpose of teaching men the word of God.
Pastor Robinson received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Religion from Morehouse College in Spring 1997, obtained his Masters of Divinity in Church Administration at Morehouse School of Religion at the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC), in Spring 2000. Upon his graduation, Pastor Robinson received, among other honors, the Isaac R. Clarke Preaching Award, the Durward Carson Award and the Thomas E. Huntley Award. He is presently pursuing a Doctor of Ministry degree from the Interdenominational Theological Center. Pastor Robinson's sermon "The Great Moses Debate" was featured in the Fall 2000 edition of the African-American Pulpit Journal published by Judson Press. He is also featured in the 2005/2006 edition of Who's Who of Black Atlanta.
Pastor Robinson came to Second Mt. Vernon Baptist Church after having successfully served Jackson Memorial Baptist Church of Atlanta, under the leadership of Pastor. Gregory A. Sutton, for three years. As Youth Pastor there, he coordinated youth activities, youth revivals. In 1997, his ministerial duties increased tremendously and he was named as Assistant Pastor. He ministered every third Sunday and received numerous preaching engagements throughout the city and the country.
During the length of his service at Second Mt. Vernon, Pastor Robinson has made several noteworthy accomplishments. Under his dynamic leadership, many programs and ministries have been established In his ministry, he is reaching lost and dying souls.
In addition to the ministry, Pastor Robinson is also a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., and has affiliations with other civic groups. .