One of Broward County’s Oldest Black churches, Mt. Calvary Baptist, celebrates Its 119th Anniversary

Pastor Jones honors former Mt. Calvary pastor Rev. Anthony Burrell.
Guest Speakers: Rev. Lance Bailey, Rebecca Butterfly Vaughn and Mt. Calvary’s Pastor Brandon Jones.

Mary Jefferson and Zadie Tyson – Anniversary Chairs.

Pastor Brandon Jones and some of the church family pause for an Anniversary group photo.

Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Pompano Beach, Florida is one of the oldest Black Churches in Broward County. The church recently celebrated its 119th anniversary.  As the church grew through the years, it had Actress Esther Rolle and educator, Mrs. Blanche Ely among its members. The celebration, chaired by Mary Jefferson and Zadia Tyson, included guest speaker Rev. Lance Bailey, Spoken Word artist Rebecca Butterfly Vaughn, and a special presentation to Rev. Anthony Burrell who is the only living former pastor of Mt. Calvary, Pompano Beach.

Mary Jefferson and Zadie Tyson – Anniversary Chairs.
Pastor Brandon Jones and some of the church family pause for an Anniversary group photo

The church is gearing up for the installation of its new pastor, Branden Jones, on June 27.

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