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Rev. (Dr.) John D. Harris


Rev. (Dr.) John D. Harris is a native of Washington County, Texas.  He is the married to First Lady Helen Harris and he has three children: Karen (deceased), Cecilia, and Joye.   Dr. & Mrs. Harris have five grandchildren: Michael, Christopher, Alexander, Jonathan, and Joshua.


As recorded in the recently published church history book (The Battle is the Lord's: The 145-Year History of Mount Rose Missionary Baptist Church), Rev. Harris can trace his lineage to two early members of the church.  He is the great-great-grandson of Rev. Moses Johnson, who was Mt. Rose's 4th pastor (1876-1898).  He is also the great-great-grandson of Samuel (Seward) Harris, one of the founding members of Mt. Rose.

Pastoral History

2000-Present      Pastor, Mt. Rose Missionary Baptist Church,

                             Brenham, Texas


1990-1997          Pastor, Mercy Seat Baptist Church, Brenham, Texas



2000                    Certificate of Biblical Studies

                             College of Biblical Studies, Houston, Texas


1983                    Licensed Professional Counselor

                             State of Texas


1981                    Doctor of Education, Student Personnel and

                             Guidance, Minor in Educational Administration

                             Texas A&M University, Commerce, Texas


1973                    Certification in Education Administration

                             Loyola College, Baltimore, Maryland


1971                    Master of Science, Counseling and Guidance

                             Texas A&M University, Commerce, Texas


1970                    Bachelor of Arts, Music Education

                             Texas A&M University, Commerce, Texas


1968                    Associate in Arts

                             Henderson County Junior College



1995-Present   Vice President, Student Services

                             Blinn College, Brenham, Texas


1990-1995         Dean of Student Affairs

                             Blinn College, Brenham, Texas


1988-1990         Director of Counseling

                             Blinn College, Brenham, Texas

Lead Minister, Mt. Seriah Campus

Rev. Dock Williams

Associate Ministers

Rev. Nathaniel Evans

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Rev. Geneva Kallie

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Rev. Randy Wells

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Rev. Vincent Williams

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