April 13, 2015  Announcements


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Weekly Announcements


The Year of Solidarity

Solidarity With Christ Through:

The Word     -    Work     -    Worship

Galatians 3:28

Mondays, 6:00pm, Lower Fellowship Hall


Contact:  Latisha McCray, 646.886-9985

Latishamccray@gmail.com or 646-226-9985

Solidarity Events

Weekly Prayer Service:

Apr 15th    - Family Care Team 8

Apr 22nd    - Family Care Team 9

Apr 29th     - Ministers in Charge, Choir will sing

May 6th      - Family Care Team 10


Prayer Services on Wednesday’s, 6:00 - 7:00pm,

will Resume in April.

Health Ministry

2015 Healthy Family Tips

Is Winter Giving You the Blues?

During the winter months, as many as one in five Americans may suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder or "SAD." Also referred to as "winter depression," SAD is a condition linked to fewer daylight hours.

Symptoms can include headaches, excessive sleeping, overeating, lack of interest in regular activities, insomnia, sadness and general irritability. These symptoms generally disappear with the return of longer daylight hours. Engaging with your church for worship, prayer and fellowship is a helpful remedy.

The Food Pantry

Item of the Week....1 LB or Box of Rice



Mother's Day

    May 10, 2015



Sunday Announcements

All announcements must be received in the church office by Wednesday 12 noon if they are to be included in the following Sunday's Church Bulletin.   Thanks in advance for your cooperation and support in this matter.

Regular Church Activities, Morning & Evening, During Holy Week are Cancelled

Condolences - Condolences are extended to Pastor Harvey and family in the loss of his sister Jennifer Lee Harvey on April 4, 2015. Funeral services were held on Saturday, April 11, 2015 in Memphis, TN. Please keep Pastor Harvey and family in prayer.

Thank You - Christeen Bullard would like to thank everyone who offered prayers and heartfelt condolences expressed in the passing of her sister Allie Butler. Christeen felt all your prayers as she traveled to Clinton, NC. Thank you and I love each and every one of you! Christeen Bullard.

Youth Summer Trip, Your support is needed -Support them by participating in their Fish Fries or become an Angel Sponsor. 

Fundraising Dinners on Saturdays, April 18th and May 2nd from Noon to 2PM. Choice: Catfish or Haddock dinner, pre-purchased $10 & on day of fish fry $12.

Angel Sponsors need to stop by the youth table in Whitaker Hall after worship for more information on how you can help sponsor one or more youths.

Urban Choice Charter School - The School is accepting applications for grades K-8. Applications are available at 545 Humboldt St or www.urbanchoicecharter.org  For more information call 585.288-5702.

A Call for Nominations, Due by Tuesday, April 14th - The Rochester Monroe County Youth Bureau with the Monroe County Legislature is looking to identify and honor exceptional youth in our community. There are three age categories

12 and under, 13-15, 16-21

Nominations are due with a completed application. Please contact Michelle Bealle for further information ASAP at michellebealle@yahoo.com  We have great kids doing great things. Let's make sure we let them know how wonderful they are!

Volunteers are still Needed, Holy Week - Volunteers are needed for Holy Week, March 30th-April 3rd. Sign up sheets will be available today after Worship service.  Also, on Sunday, March 29th, there will be a brief meeting with Pastor Harvey in front of the sanctuary.  Please see Rob Mitchell or Mary Murray.

Scholarship for Women, March 31st Deadline - The Links, Incorporated, Rochester Chapter is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 Tops/Links Scholarship.  Eligible applicants for the $1500 scholarship must be single mothers of African-American descent who will be enrolled in college in the fall. The application deadline is March 31, 2015. For more information regarding the application pro-cess email Vernita Fullwood scholarship chairperson. ver-nita.fullwood1@gmail.com

aBW Women of Mt. Olivet - Mark your calendars for Women’s Weekend— May 8th -10th, 2015. We are encouraging all women to participate in this year’s celebration of women. We are looking for volunteers to work on the planning committee for the weekend.  Please contact Michelle Bealle, or email mobcwoemn@gmail.com,  or sign up after worship.

Cub Scout Pack 46 - Leaders: Earnestine Keeton, Earl Knabb, Marvel Shaw

Cub Scouts - Christian Shaw, Mattias Shaw, Zyaire Felder-Jenkins, Kaleb Fergu-son, Tahjmym Kendrick, Demetrius Walker Jr, Arlo Rollock, Jr, Caleb Smith, Makai Crawford

boy Scout Pack 46 -  Leaders: Boy Scout Troop 46 Leaders: Raimond Nichols, Norman Strothers, James Neil, Cheryl Lattimore
Boys Scouts: David Freeman, Marlon Collin, Shai'Mare Hill, Anthony Clemano, Lashon Francisco, Earnest Robinson, Stephon Robinson

Arts & Crafts Ministry, Invitation - Join us! If you love to crochet and knit or want to learn how, join us on Wednesday, 12:00 noon to 2 PM each week in the Whitaker Hall. Bring your lunch! We eat, work and fellowship. Our mission and outreach is to provide handmade lap blankets, prayer shawls, scarves and hats to various groups and individuals. Please see Brenda Caine or Millicent Hartzog for more information.

Thursday Tutoring Program, Mt. Olivet's ABW Ministries -

The American Baptist Women’s Ministry is pleased to announce the Tutoring Program. Sign up your children to participate! The focus will be on improving reading skills and completing homework. Tutoring is every Thursday from 6pm to 7:30pm. See you on Thursday!

“Reach For The Stars”

Tutoring for students in grades 1 thru 5 are welcome to come and receive support in homework and improving reading skills on Thursday’s from 6PM—7:30PM, Lower Level. Please see Gayle Harrison or send email to wgharri@gmail.com  for any questions.

Free Workshops on Job Skills - The Monroe County Library System was awarded a grant that provides free workshops on job skills. The program is called, "Get Hired!" They are offering 63 classes at 18 different libraries starting Jan. 5th – June 30th. They are partnering with Rochester Works. The library is actively trying to give our community free access to information that will improve job skills and hopefully result in employment. Additional information is posted on the bulletin board outside the Old Sanctuary.

AB Girls Ministries - There will be monthly meetings  on the fourth,4th, Sunday at the lower level of the church immediately following worship in the lower level of the church. Young Ladies in grades 3 – 12 are asked to participate. Please see Latisha McCray – ABW of MOBC President.

12th Grade Program, June Baccalaureate Sunday - 12th Graders will meet after church next Sunday in the Rose Memorial Room (2nd floor). In preparation for the June Baccalaureate Sunday, the topic of discussion will be "Effective Presentations" with Dr. Brenda Lee. For questions, contact Mrs. Rae Carson at rcarson1@frontiernet.net  or 328-7528.

Children's Academy - This meeting will meet occur 2nd and 4th Sunday! All children will be dismissed immediately following the morning Hymn.   All parents please stop by the Youth Ministry table in the fellowship hall to update contact information. We want to keep everyone informed of all the wonderful upcoming events.

Children's Church - Children’s Church will meet every 2nd and 4th Sunday!

Sunday School  - Why should I come to Sunday School and bring my children and grandchildren? ...because it is easier to build strong Christian children than it is to repair broken men and women.  Help build a better church…a better community…a better world. 


9:30am – 10:30am

Teachers still needed.  Contact Deacon Joe L. Anderson, Superintendent, Sunday School, 381-7738,

The Safety and Security Ministry -  Anyone that is interested in joining this ministry, please see Jackie Turner at the sign-up table after church services today!

Mt. Olivet Bowling Team - We have two teams and we bowl at Bowl a Roll on Fridays at 1:00 pm. If you are interested in bowling with us, please see Irene Ingram or Carol or Al Blair.

New Order Forms, CDs and DVDs - New Order Forms are now available.  All orders must be pre-paid and the is cost is $5.00. Contact John Lightfoot

Health and Fitness



Christian Yoga - Bring water, towel and a Mat.  Lower Level Fellowship Hall.  All are Welcome!  Wear comfortable clothes.  Contact Latisha McCray, 646.226-9985 or email:  latishamccray@gmail.com

Mon - 6pm


Walking - Meet in front of the Church

Tues - 6pm


Witness Fitness - Meet in Whitaker Hall

Mon - Wed  10-11am


Salsa - 74 Somerset Street

Sat - 10:45am


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