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Many thanks,
Pastor James

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Aprils's E-News

 Deacons for the month of April

The Deacon and Deaconess for the month of April are Brother Calvin Coleman and Sister Shellene Coleman (651-336-6978). If you need special prayer or have a question about the church please contact them. 

 

Circle of Parents
MN Communities Caring for Children (MCCC) and the Mt. Olivet Church are creating a parent support group for the local community and members of the Mt. Olivet Church. In order to have an efficient group we need four (4) volunteer facilitators to lead the parent support group and the children’s program. The groups will meet every other Tuesday from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Training and all other technical assistance will be provided to facilitators at no cost. If you have any questions, contact Lisa Deputie at
ldeputie@pcamn.org or 651-325-9391.

 

Senior Ushers
The Senior Usher will meet on Saturday, April 9th at 11:30 a.m. Those who are interested in becoming an usher are invited to join us on Saturday, April 9th at 11:30 a.m. If you have any questions please call Sister Jacox at 952-334-7047.

 

Mission Ministry  

The Mission Ministry will meet on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. If you are interested in joining the Mission Ministry, you are invited to attend. If you need additional information, please contact Tracey Jackson at 651-202-7885.

 

JASA - Women's Ministry

Monday, April 11th - Please join us for our regular Monthly meeting in Fellowship Hall. Fellowship starts at 6:00 p.m. and dinner will be served.  Praise and Worship starts at 7:00 p.m.  SisCarmita McGlory is our presenter for the evening. Our coordinators  are  Sis. Mary Sandifer and Sis. Loraetta Logan. We look forward to seeing you!

 

Food Shelf Collections  
The Food Shelf Ministry will collect can goods on Sunday, April 17, 2016. Please prayerfully consider making a donation. Thank you for being a blessing.

 

Nursery Meeting,  

The Nursery staff will meet on Saturday, April 16, from 11:00 a.m. till 12:30 p.m. This is a very important meeting and everyone must be in attendance. Anyone interested in serving in the ministry is invited to attend this meeting. For further information please contact Ms. Dobbins at (952) 881-2637.

 

Food Shelf Collections  
The Food Shelf Ministry will collect can goods on Sunday, April 17, 2016. Please prayerfully consider making a donation. Thank you for being a blessing.

 

Trustees

The trustees will meet on Thursday April 28 at 6:30 p.m.  All trustees are asked to be present and on time.

On April 23, 2016 from 9:00 a. m. – 10:00 a.m., The Grief and Loss Ministry will offer a grief support group session at Mt Olivet.  If you would like to attend, please contact Mattie Powe at 651-646-8544 by April 20, 2016.

 

Grief and Loss Ministry
There have been many families in Mt. Olivet who have lost loved ones.  After a loss/separation it is through the process of grieving that one becomes a whole person.

 

On April 23, 2016 from 9:00 a. m. – 10:00 a.m., The Grief and Loss Ministry will offer a grief support group session at Mt Olivet.  If you would like to attend, please contact Mattie Powe at 651-646-8544 by April 20, 2016.

 

Save a Life/Donate Blood

Mt Olivet will host a blood drive on Sunday, April 24.  All blood types are needed.  Your donation will save a life.  If you are interested in being a donor, please register after service today in the Media Room with one of the Blood Drive Coordinators.  

 

Shelter Ministry is Coming in May 
Mt. Olivet will host the Shelter Ministry for the entire month of May.  We need your help as a volunteer to make this another successful ministry project.  Please consider volunteering for a few hours during the month of May.  We will need volunteers seven days a week from 5-8 PM, and Friday and Saturday overnights (8:00PM – 9AM).  This is a chance to share blessings with those families that are homeless and need shelter and a warm welcome.  It’s a short-term commitment, but one that will mean a lot to families of unfortunate circumstances needing our help.  Sign-up lists will be available after services on Sunday in the Media Room starting March 20, 2016.  Can you help?  Background checks will be required for all volunteers who have not completed one previously.  If you are interested in finding out more about the homeless and volunteering for the Shelter Ministry or other questions, please talk with Jody Hickman, the Shelter Ministry Coordinator, at (612-522-6653).

 

Overnight Coordinator Position   
Interested in being an Overnight Coordinator for the Shelter Ministry during the month of May?  If so, we are accepting applications for this paid position.  Qualified candidates will possess excellent communication skills, demonstrated capabilities in working with families and children, good judgment and decision making skills.  Work or volunteer experience in a shelter or social service setting is preferred.  Must enjoy and have patience working with families, and have the ability to demonstrate assertiveness in a caring way when required.  Candidates must be able to work Sunday through Thursday, 8:00 PM to 7:30 AM each scheduled workday.  Background checks will be required for all applicants.  If interested, please complete an application which is available in the church office right away.  This is a one month, temporary position.  Applications should be returned to the church office and the deadline for accepting applications is 3:00 PM on Monday, April 4, 2016.

 

DO YOU HAVE PHOTOGRAPHY SKILLS?  
The committee working on the church directory are looking for people with photography skills, to help take pictures of the church ministries groups.  If you are interested, please speak to a committee member in the media room after the 8:00 and 10:45 services or e-mail your name and telephone number to the church secretary at mtsecretary@hotmail. 

  

CHURCH DIRECTORY     
Finally, after nine years, a new edition of Mt. Olivet’s pictorial directory is finally happening!

A pictorial directory helps put names and faces together, uniting our congregation.  Photo dates are Monday and Tuesday May 2nd & 3rd and May 9th & 10th, from 2:00-9:00 P.M. here at the church. There is no sitting fee and just for participating, you will receive a free 8x10 portrait and a free church directory.

You can sign up for sittings on Sunday’s after the 8:00 and 10:45 worship services in the media room beginning Sunday April 3rd  or sign up online Monday-Saturday by going to our church website: www.mtolivetbaptistchurch.org (you must be 18 and older.)  Please help make this a complete family album!  It won’t be the same without you.

 

Safety Tips

1. Don't let strangers into your home even if they appear to be hurt or need help.  Keep the doors locked and call the police for them.  
2. Don't advertise that you live alone.
3. If you move into a new house or apartment, change the locks.
4. Keep your curtains or shades closed at night.
5. Keep your doors and windows locked.
 

Vacation Bible School
The Vacation Bible School staff is in the process of preparing for Vacation Bible School. If you are interested in participating as a staff person or as a teacher, please contact Vallory Buckner. Vacation Bible School will begin July 18, 2016.

 

SERVICE TIMES

Sunday:

 8:00 am  Morning Worship  

 9:30 am  Sunday School

10:45 am  Morning Worship

 

Wednesday:

7:00 pm  Bible Study