Alvenia Johnson excepted Christ at an early age. She was blessed to be born into a Christian family that loved the Lord. Her parents taught all seven children the same values. Alvenia is a born again Christian (The Bible tells us that Jesus Christ, who is the Son of God, came to earth more than 2000 years ago and died on a cross to pay for the sins of mankind. God the Father then raised Him from the dead, proving He has power over life and death. This raising from the dead is called the Resurrection. The Bible says that whoever believes in Jesus Christ will not perish, but will have everlasting life (John 3:16). This means we all need to except Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior.
Alvenia enjoyed a successful career in the Federal Government working at the Department of Labor, Office of Pensions Welfare and Benefits Administration for 33 years as a Secretary and then a Purchase Agent. Retired December 3, 2009.
Alvenia is marred to Andre L. Johnson Deacon Chair and Facilities Management at Mount Vernon. Together they are blessed with 4 children and 11 grandchildren.
The ministries she served at Mount Vernon are Fellowship Ministry, Annual Valentine Luncheon, Bible Study, Sunday School Teacher, Vacation Bible School Director, Choir Ministry, Women Ministry, Leadership Ministry and Deacon Trainee Ministry.
Her hopes for Mount Vernon is to be a church that not only show our love but a church of doing and helping the community and the members of Mount Vernon. “Let me do all the good I can, to all the people I can, as often as I can, for I shall not pass this way again.”
“Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It’s what you do for others.”