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October's  News


Deacons for the month of November
The Deacon and Deaconess for the month of November are Brother Calvin and Sister Shellene Coleman. If you need assistance, please contact them.


Men & Women’s Joint Ministry Meeting


JASA & The Mighty Men of Mt. Olivet will hold it's annual Joint meeting on Friday, November 17th. Our gathering starts with Fellowship and Dinner at 6:00 p.m. "The best chili ever" is being served, prepared by several great cooks.  Praise and Worship is at 7:00 p.m. followed by the speaker for the month.


Kitchen Users Meeting

A training meeting is planned for November 18th at 10 AM for anyone that uses Mt. Olivet’s kitchen. Ministry Leaders or designees will receive information, instruction and training on the kitchen policy, procedures, equipment and expectations for use.


This training is necessary for anyone that will use the kitchen. Please plan to attend. Should you have questions, don’t hesitate to contact Jimmie or Linda Denson. We look forward to seeing you there. Thanks in advance for your cooperation.


St. Paul Black Ministerial Alliance Thanksgiving Celebration
The St. Paul Black Ministerial Alliance will hold its annual celebration of Thanksgiving on Sunday, November 19th at Camphor United Methodist Church. Worship will begin at 4:00 p.m. Pastor Thomas will deliver the message and the Mt. Olivet Choir will provide the music ministry. The Mt. Olivet family is encouraged to share in this community worship event.


Food Shelf Collections
The Food Shelf Ministry will collect can goods on Sunday, November 19th. If you can share one item, it will be a blessing to someone in need.


Wednesday Midweek Service Cancelled
There will be no Wednesday activities on November 22nd or 29th. Enjoy your family and don't forget to thank God for all your blessings.


Church Office Closed
The church will be closed on Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th. Have a safe and joyful holiday.


Appointments with Pastor Thomas
If you would like to meet with Pastor Thomas he is available to meet with you. To schedule a meeting please email or text Pastor Thomas. Pastor does not take appointments on Fridays and Saturdays.



All ministries should begin the important task of selecting leaders and officers for the next church calendar year. The tenure of service at Mt. Olivet for elected leaders and officers is two years. All leaders and officers should be consistent bible study or Sunday School attendees, consistent tithers, and regular participants in prayer meeting. Ministry leadership information is due in the church office on Sunday, December 3rd.


First Aide Ministry
The First Aide Ministry is looking for New Members. No experience needed, just a willingness to serve. CPR Training provided. If you would like to participate in this ministry please contact Brenda Taylor-Adams.


Minnesota State Baptist Relief for Houston
The Minnesota State Baptist Convention is gathering items to send to Houston, TX. A list of items can be obtained from the main office. 

Please bring your gift to Mt. Olivet and deposit it in the main office. Gifts will be collected by convention staff next week. Brother Kermit Adams will coordinate this effort and cash gifts should be given to him or other trustees. If you should desire to write a check please make your check payable to the Minnesota State Baptist Convention.



The following information was received from the Salvation Army regarding changes for Christmas 2017. “For the 2017 Christmas season, we have scaled back our operations. Due to this scale back, we will be unable to partner with your agencies this Christmas season. Please check the toys for tots website for information on registration. The direct link is listed below”. 


Purpose Praise Dance
The Purpose Praise Dance Ministry is looking for people who love dancing and are willing to use their gift for the Lord. If you are interested in serving in this ministry, you may contact Sister Yvonne Young. We are looking forward to having you. Thank you. Sister Yvonne Young

For an updated list of activities, meetings, and events for the Youth Ministries, please click here.