Reverend Alfred Woods worked for the Federal Government as a Food Inspector, Supervisor, and staff officer with the U. S. Department of Agriculture for 30 years. He served as the Under-Shepherd of Front Royal’s Mount Vernon Baptist Church from 1991 to 2011. He still serves as an Associate Pastor at First Baptist Church. Rev Woods has served on numerous community boards, continuing his work with the Salvation Army and NAACP to this day.