Pastor Robert L. Likely is the pastor of the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. A native of Pensacola, Florida, Pastor Likely was educated in the public schools of Escambia County. He received his seminary degree in Theological Studies from the West Florida Bible Institute. He is an exemplary student in the study of the Word of God. During graduation exercised, he was honored to present his thesis on the study of Psalm 23 to the graduating class.
In January 1988, Pastor Likely was petitioned to pastor the Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church. Pastor Likely is also actively involved in the community. He serves on the Board of Clergy for Baptist Hospital; serves as the spiritual advisor for the Movement for Change, clergy liaison for area nursing homes, a mentor for troubled youths, and a participant in the People's Law Forum
Pastor Likely and his wife, Rhonda, are blessed to be the parents to Rasheda, Rashaundra and Ricky. Together they are serving as the First Family of the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church.