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April's News

Deacons for the month of April

The Deacon and Deaconess for the month of April are Brother Calvin Coleman and Sister Shellene Coleman. If you need assistance please feel free to contact them. 


April JASA Meeting

Monday, 4/10/17 - Please join us for our regular monthly meeting. Dinner & Fellowship will start at 6:00 pm in Fellowship Hall. Praise & Worship starts at 7:00 pm. We are continuing with our theme  "Transforming into Kingdom Women". Our Coordinator for the meeting is Deaconness Gaynell Ballard Ray. We look forward to seeing you.


 Holy Week Service  
Holy Week services will be held at the Mt. Olivet Church beginning April 10th through April 13th. Worship will began at noon each day and will last for approximately one hour. Plan now to be a part of this great worship experience.


 Berean Baptist Church Fellowship
The Berean Baptist Church will fellowship with the Mt. Olivet Church during Holy Week on Wednesday, April 12th. Pastor Charles Ford will deliver the message and the Berean Choir will sing. Worship will start at 6:50 P.M.


 Minnesota State Baptist Laymen

On April 13th the Minnesota State Baptist Convention Laymen's Auxiliary

will  host an informational session at 6:00 p.m. at the New Hope Baptist Church (711 Bradley Street, St. Paul). This meeting will provide information regarding Minnesota's participation in the 9 State Mid-West Regional to be held in Wisconsin in October 2017 and our hosting of the National Laymen's Auxiliary Session in 2018. All laymen are invited to share in this fellowship.


St Paul Black Ministerial Alliance Good Friday Worship  
The St. Paul Interdenominational Black Ministerial Alliance will host its annual celebration of Good Friday on April 14th at Progressive Baptist Church (1505 Burns Ave, StPl). Worship will start at noon and all are invited to attend.  Lunch will be served immediately following the worship. Dr. Earl Miller will deliver the message.


Church Office Closed

The church office will close at noon on Good Friday.


 Seven Last Saying of Christ  
The Baptist Pastors Conference of the MN. State Baptist Convention will celebrate The Seven Last Sayings of Christ. Bethesda Baptist Church (1118 So. 8th Street, Mpls.)will serve as host for this celebration on Friday, April 14th at 7:00 P.M.


 Park Avenue United Methodist Church
The Park Avenue United Methodist Church (3400 Park Ave, Mpls) will feature The Seven Last Words from the Cross on Friday, April 14th at 6:30 P.M. Pastor Thomas will share in this city wide event. All are welcome and invited, please feel free to come and go as your schedule permits.


Food Shelf Collections  
The Food Shelf Ministry will collect can goods on Sunday, April 16th. Please prayerfully consider making a donation. Thank you for being a blessing.


Male Chorus Rehearsal
The Male Chorus will sing on Sunday, April 23rd. In preparation for this worship event rehearsals are scheduled for Tuesday, April 18th at 7:00PM, and Saturday, April 22 at 10:00 AM. All the Mighty Men at Mt Olivet are welcome to participate.


Wednesday Midweek Service Cancelled

There will be no Wednesday activities on April 12th, 19th and 26th. Wednesday activities will resume on May 4th.     


Pilgrim Rest Revival
The Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church (5100 James Ave. No, Mpls) will hold its spring revival April 26th through April 28th. Pastor Thomas will serve as the evangelist for this meeting. Please remember Pastor Thomas in prayer as he shares with the Pilgrim Rest Family.


The trustees will meet on Thursday, April 27th at 6:30 P.M. All trustees are asked to be present and on time.

Worship Schedule Change

On April 30th 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. The Senior Choir will provide the ministry of music.


Fellowship with Emmanuel Baptist Church

The Mt. Olivet Church will fellowship with the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Beloit, WI., on April 29th and 30th. The bus will arrive at the church at 8:30 a.m. and leave at 9:00 a.m. Please pray for traveling grace for those who will share in that fellowship. The address for the Hampton Inn in Janesville, WI is 2400 Fulton Street.


Nursery Meeting 

The Nursery staff will meet on Sunday, April 30th right after Sunday Service. This is a very important meeting and everyone must be in attendance. It will not last longer than 45 minutes. If you are interested in being part of our nursery family, come and join us. For further information please contact Ms. Dobbins.  


 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 26th.  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.

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 3rd.



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 9:30 am  Sunday School

10:45 am  Morning Worship



7:00 pm  Bible Study