Greetings and welcome to New Mount Rose!
We are delighted to invite you to come and visit our vibrant community of faith, where you will find a warm and friendly atmosphere, passionate worship, and an opportunity to connect with others who share your desire to grow spiritually.
Whether you're a longtime member of the church or simply curious about exploring your faith, we welcome you with open arms and look forward to getting to know you.
Come and join us for a service and experience the joy and fellowship that New Mount Rose has to offer. We can't wait to see you!
PASTOR KYEV P. TATUM SR.
Kyev P. Tatum, Sr. is the Pastor of the New Mount Rose Missionary Baptist Church of Fort Worth, Texas and the President of the Ministers Justice Coalition of Texas. He has spent over three decades advocating for civil rights, police accountability, economic development and health justice in vulnerable communities. One of his most recent and transformative projects for the community is the "Church Clinic Without Walls," which provided fresh food, vaccines, monoclonal antibody infusion treatments, and access to testing in underserved neighbors to help build confidence in the black and brown communities to help stop the spread of COVID-19 (https://youtu.be/T7PeAaZkkwI).
A graduate of the University of North Texas, Pastor Tatum uses his experience as a collegiate wide receiver and civil rights activist to help lead change and demand equity. His CommuniVersity of Hope Approach to Law Enforcement is a creative and collaborative strategies driven model to improve relationships between Law Enforcement and the communities they serve. He has served as an advisor to the Fort Worth Chief of Police Policy Community, the County Judge’s Committee on Truancy, and the District Attorney's Office Advisory Board. In recent months, Pastor Tatum along with Dr. Mark Cunningham (researcher, assistant professor at UNTHSC, and pastor-in-intraining at New Mount Rose MBC) created the Morningside Promise Zone Project to improve the community’s overall health, well-being, and economic status; along with providing mentoring and the tools to achieve academic success and academic advancement among students K-12 grade. The goal of the MPZ program will also be to equip leaders with the necessary knowledge and skills to be effective leaders and to manage people while helping the community to thrive.
Pastor Tatum has been and is selected as one of the most influential people in Fort Worth, Texas in 2021, 2022 and 2023 by Fort Worth, Inc., Magazine. His most exciting project is the Inner City Coffee Exchange in partnership with Texas A&M University Center for Coffee Research. The goal of this program is to stimulate the economy following the pandemic for international coffee farmers, rural roasters, and inner-city families.
Pastor Tatum is happily married to Tonya Rochell Tatum. They are the proud parents of seven children and 15 grandchildren. Pastor Tatum is an advocate for social justice and helping the community.