Reverend Hermon Scott was licensed to preach the  Gospel on May 23, 1976, by the Salem Baptist Church, Louisville, Alabama.

After completing one year of college at Selma University, Selma, Alabama he joined the Army and was assigned to Fort Richardson, Alaska.  While stationed there, he united with the New Hope Baptist Church, Anchorage, Alaska.  

Under the leadership of William B. Lyons, he grew as a teacher and preacher, and was subsequently ordained a Baptist Minister on  December 21, 1980.

After completing his tour in Alaska, Pastor Scott was assigned to Fort Rucker, Alabama and served as Interim Pastor of the Morning Star Baptist Church, Enterprise, Alabama until his Army duties took him to Mainz, Germany. 

Pastor Scott served as Assistant Pastor of the Mainz Baptist Fellowship for four years before returning to America and uniting with Walnut Grove Baptist Church, Clarksville, Tennessee.  In November 1987, he accepted pastorate of the Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church while completing his college degree.  He returned to the military three years later as an Armor Officer and was promoted to the rank of Captain. Pastor Scott’s Army duties brought him to Liberty County in 1994 and he united with the First Calvary Baptist Church.  He retired from the Army in April of 1996 and taught at the Long County High School for three years.   

Pastor Scott is a lifetime member of the NAACP, and serves as Vice President of the Liberty County United Ministerial Alliance, and Secretary of the Manna House of Liberty County Board of Directors.  He serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Diversity Health Center, Inc. 

Pastor Scott also serves as President of the Liberty County Homeless Coalition, Inc., and as the Long County Sheriff’s Department Chaplain.  On July 19, 2013, Pastor Scott was elected Moderator of the Zion Missionary Baptist Association, Inc.

Pastor Scott holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Austin Peay State University Clarksville, Tennessee, a Masters of Ministry and Doctorate of Theology from Andersonville Theological Seminary, Camilla, Georgia.

Pastor Scott was called to pastor the Baconton Missionary Baptist Church in July 1997.  He is married to the former Pamela M. Taylor, and they have four children: Charity and her husband Brandon, Chrystal, and Christopher.  They have three grandchildren, Brandon, Christen, and Maria.