Rev. Edmund T. Sherrill, M.Ed.
Pastor Edmund T. Sherrill is only the 3rd and youngest Pastor, in the 78-year history, to lead the historic Mt. Enon Baptist Church. He is married to Dr. Jacque Y. Curtis, M.D., who continues to work diligently by his side for the cause of Christ. They are the proud parents of two boys named Jalen and Justin Sherrill.
Pastor Edmund T. Sherrill has served the Mt. Enon Baptist Church for the past seven years. During his tenure, conversions, congregational ministries and community outreach endeavors have grown exponentially. Church membership has increased over 50 percent under his leadership. He is recognized as a visionary, innovator and organizer with superior and uncommon leadership qualities. With a "Southern Personality," his unique gifting transcends denominational, cultural, ethnical and generational boundaries.
Pastor Edmund T. Sherrill is a native of Covington, Tennessee. He is next to the youngest in a family of eight boys and three girls. He confessed his belief in Christ at an early age and was baptized. He is a first generational Pastor, but comes from a family line that is strong in the Lord. He is the son of the late Deacon James Curtis Sherrill and Annie Faye Mitchell-Sherrill.
Pastor Edmund T. Sherrill received his high school diploma from the Covington High School located in Covington Tennessee. He continued his education at Southern Illinois University where he graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Workforce Education. He received his Master of Education degree from Lincoln University (Pennsylvania). He served his country in the United States Navy as a Religious Program Specialist. During his military tenure, he received numerous commendations and medals including the "Top Recruit Award" and "Sailor of the Year Award".
Pastor Edmund T. Sherrill currently serves as Moderator for the Pennsylvania Eastern Keystone Baptist Association. He also serves as president of the Mt. Enon Community Outreach, Inc. He is a member of the Baptist Minister’s Conference of Philadelphia & Vicinity, the National Baptist Convention, Philadelphia Black Clergy, Police Clergy of Philadelphia, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society, Southern Illinois University Alumni Chapter, Lincoln University Alumni Chapter and numerous of organizations throughout the City of Philadelphia. He was honored by Lincoln University Alumni Chapter in 2011 the "Dr. Frank "Tick" Coleman Award for outstanding community service. Pastor Sherill is also a member of the local branch NAACP. His love for Jesus Christ and the people of God have led him to speak and preach in churches, seminars and conferences throughout the country.
Pastor Edmund T. Sherrill believes that the Holy Bible is the true Word of God and that Salvation is by none other than Jesus Christ. He therefore prides himself in teaching and preaching God’s uncompromising Word. He strongly believes in tearing down the stronghold of traditional and giving God the very best in ministry. “My heart’s desire,” he says, “is to please God".