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Many thanks,
Pastor James

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May's News


Deacons for the month of May    
The Deacon and Deaconess for the month of May are Brother Bill Frelix (651-455-4259) and Sister Jeannine Butler-Draper (651-285-5943). If you need special prayer or have a question about the church please contact them.



Mt. Olivet Shelter Ministry

May is the time that Mt. Olivet host the homeless families of St. Paul. Each evening families who have no shelter spend the night in Fellowship Hall as our guest. If you are in the building during the evening hours please greet our guest with courtesy and kindness and be respectful of their privacy.

Don't Forget Your Picture Appointment
It’s time to for pictures!!
Lifetouch will take pictures for the church directory on Monday, May 9th and Tuesday, May 10th.  If you are not sure of your appointment time, there is a schedule on the wall in the atrium. You should also receive a call from Lifetouch reminding you of your appointment.


Everyone having pictures taken will receive a free 8x10 portrait and church directory. If you plan on purchasing additional pictures, if you bring a can good for the food shelf you will receive a coupon for $5.00 off.  Seniors will also receive an additional $20.00 off.   Additional picture schedules will be posted in the atrium the Sunday before the pictures sessions on the 9th, 10th, 23rd and 24th.


JASA - Women's Ministry

Tomorrow, May 9th - Please join us for our regular Monthly meeting in Fellowship Hall for dinner at 6:00 p.m.   Praise and Worship starts at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary.  Our coordinators are Sis. Sha’Ron Webb and Sis. Alecia Mobley. We look forward to seeing you!


 We’re excited to have as our facilitator for the evening, Dr. Laurel Bunker of Bethel University.  Dr. Bunker is Dean of Campus Ministries/Campus Pastor. Please plan to join us.




New Hope Baptist Church
Pastor Thomas will be the lecturer for the New Hope Baptist Church (712 Burr Street, Stpl) revival series. Services will be held May 10, 2016 through May 12, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. The Reverend John Bowen will deliver the message each night. All are invited to attend. Please keep Pastor Thomas in your prayers during this time.    


Noon Day Bible Study Cancelled


Wednesday noon bible study is cancelled for May 11th and will resume on May 18th at the regular time. Evening bible study and youth activities will take place as scheduled and all are invited to attend. 


 Mission Ministry


The Mission Ministry will meet on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 10:30 am. 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.


 Food Shelf Collections


The Food Shelf Ministry will collect can goods on May 15, 2016. Please leave your donation in the bins located in the Atrium in between the 8:00 A.M. and 10:45 A.M. worship services. Thank you in advance for supporting this ministry!!


Gospel Choirs United


Gospel Choirs United will present its 42nd Annual Concert on Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 5:30 P.M. The Concert will be held at Fellowship Baptist Church (3355 N. 4th St, MPLS). Admission is $18.




Nursery Meeting Has Been Changed 


The Nursery staff will meet on Saturday, May 17, 2016 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.




Circle of Parents
The Circle of Parents support group will meet at Mt. Olivet on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. All are welcome: parents, grandparents, foster parents and child caregivers of all backgrounds. Please come out and have meaningful conversations to help support other parents. Food and child care will be provided. If you have questions please contact Lisa Deputie at or 651-325-9391 or Denise Allen-Benjamin at 651-226-8702.




Minnesota State Baptist City Wide Revival 
The Minnesota State Baptist Convention will host its annual city wide revival Tuesday, May 24, through Thursday, May 26, 2016. The revival will take place at Greater Mt. Vernon (1800 DuPont Ave N) in Minneapolis. Worship will begin at 7:00 P.M. each night. Dr. Bernard Mitchell will deliver the message each night.


 Wednesday Activities
There will be no Wednesday activities on May 25th. Wednesday activities will resume on June 1, 2016. Please join us at the Minnesota State Baptist Revival.


Trustees Meeting Change

The trustees will meet on May 26, 2016 at 6:30 P.M. All trustees are asked to be present and on time.




Male Chorus Rehearsal
The Mount Olivet Men Choir will rehearse on Tuesday, May 24th at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, May  26th at 7:00 p.m., and also Saturday, May 28th at 10:00 a.m. All brothers of Mount Olivet are welcome to " To Lift Up Jesus Name With Their Voices".               Thanks, Bro. Jones.



Worship Schedule Change 
On May 29, 2016 one worship service will take place at Mt. Olivet. Sunday school will begin at 8:30 A.M. and worship will begin at 9:45 A.M.



Church Office Closed
The church office will be closed on May 30, 2016.



 Church Directory 
Thanks Mt. Olivet members!!  We have had such a great sign up, additional days for pictures have been added.  If you haven’t had the opportunity to sign up for pictures, please do so after the 8:00 and 10:45 services. Because of you we are anticipating one of the best church directories we have had. 

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.    




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.





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 9:30 am  Sunday School

10:45 am  Morning Worship



7:00 pm  Bible Study