whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of
November is Diabetes Month
CDC reports no cure yet for diabetes; but healthy
lifestyle reduces its impact.
out of 4 don't know
they have diabetes. Two main types:
- The body can't make insulin so you need to take it
Type 2- The body doesn't use insulin well and is
unable to keep blood sugar at normal levels. Risk
factors for type 2 include:
45 years or older.
A parent, brother, or sister with type 2
Being physically active less than 3 times a
VPast gestational diabetes or giving birth to
You've Been Diagnosed with Diabetes.
Balancing Act: Food – Activity
– Medicine - Blood Sugar Levels—you can do it. Manage
your diabetes throughout the day by Following
a Healthy Eating Plan:
VGetting physically active -
10 to 20minutes a day is
than only an hour once a week
diabetes medicine as prescribed
Testing your blood sugar regularly
is Prematurity Awareness month. It's when the
March of Dimes focuses everyone's attention on the
serious problem of premature birth.
pregnancy and baby are a blessing. But some
families have their hopes and dreams crushed when their
baby arrives too soon, too small and very sick.
learn about Premature and the Signs of Preterm Labor
and ways it may be prevented."
The Food Pantry
Item of the Week....
Van Services Pick Up
If you need
to schedule a ride to attend Sunday School or Church,
contact Ms. Camellia Dennis, 585.483-5627
Non-Holiday 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.
and Darcy Carroll, Amaya Crawford and Earnestine Keeton
in the loss of their mother and grandmother Mrs.
Pearlie Felder. Arrangements are pending.
Dyce on the lost of her mother, Hazel May
Gouldbourne age 87, on November 16,
Homegoing Celebration was held on Saturday, November 26th at
Church of God of East Flatbush, 1049 E 95th Street. Brooklyn, NY 11212. Final
resting place will be in Jamaica on December 10th.
Pastor Harvey and the Mount Olivet Baptist Church family
on behalf of the Pough family, we would like to Thank
You for your kindness during this period of
bereavement in our lives. We sincerely appreciate each
phone call, text message, letter, card or word of
encouragement you provided. You will never know just how
much it meant to us as a family. I wish each of you
could have attended the most beautiful "Homegoing
Celebration" I have ever observed. It showed my
mother of 88 years and 7 months, just how much
she was loved by those whose lives she had touched. Mt.
Olivet, please continue to show your love to all who you
come in contact with.
2017 Slate of Officers
the Nominating Committee. WE NEED YOU!!! Today is your
last chance to submit your name or someone else’s name
for consideration for one of the leadership
opportunities for 2017. The nominating committee will be
reviewing all candidates immediately with a goal of
having the 2017 slate of officers posted by Sunday,
Slate of Officers has been posted. Please be sure to
stop and take a look. If you have any questions feel
free to contact Dr. Venessa Mitchell, Nominating
Committee Chair, Marilyn Powers, Co-Chair or any
member of the committee.
Women's Ministry -Are
you interested in being on the Women’s Ministries
Executive Board? We are looking to fill the
President - Secretary -
Coordinator of Church and Community Ministries -
Coordinator of Personal
Development Ministries - Coordinator of Mission
and Service Ministries
To express any interest and obtain additional
information, please stop by the Women’s Ministries
table in the Fellowship Hall after church today.
Bethlehem Village -
It’s that time of year again and we are getting ready for our
Bethlehem Village. We are asking all of our friends
and family to clean out their attics, closets
and basements of any unused or gently used items
for donation to our village. We will be soliciting
volunteers to assist, so please help out if you can!
We started collecting donations
October 2nd, 2016. The village will be openDecember 3rd, 2016. Please see a CORE Team member
for additional information.
Hats, Scarves, Coats & Gloves Drive -
Please donate lightly used and/or new items in all
sizes. You can drop them off to the church
all week to Pastor Crumity. We would like
all Donations in by
and we will Distribute
December 3rd from 9am-1pm.
If you still have donations, Please Bring to the
church by Friday, December. 2nd. We're in
need of Men's Coats and Boys
If you are available to volunteer, please arrive
December 3rd at 8am to help distribute.
Adult Coffee Social -
If you're in between the ages of 18-35 sign up
for our Young Adult Coffee
Social. There will be a sign up sheet in the
foyer after service. It will be off site and we will
have a great time getting to know each other. Any
questions, contact Pastor Crumity at 585-232-6742
Please make sure your children (teenagers) are in the
sanctuary during service. Thank you.
Mt. Olivet Usher Board
Nathaniel Rochester School #3
needs Tutors for reading, Kindergarten - 4th
grades. We also need Math Tutors for Upper
Grades. Any assistance would be greatly
appreciated. Thanking you in advance for your support.
Contact Theresa DePre, 585.454-3525, ext. 1003.
Youth Ushers, Needed
- All youth ages 11 – 18 are welcome to join. If you
have any questions, please contact Mrs. Ivena Grantham at 247-2242 or Dr.
Venessa Mitchell at 426-9968.
Youth Participation, We Need You!
- Parents and youth please consider getting involved in
Mt. Olivet's Youth Ministry.
Parents we need your ideas and help to keep our youth
grounded in God’s word. There will be a sign up table after church
throughout this month. There are many areas that you can participate and
serve. Some are:
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
12th Grade Program, Mt. Olivet Baptist Church
High School Seniors who attend Mount Olivet are invited to participate in
a program designed especially for them. The purpose is for spiritual growth;
to gain crucial knowledge which will assist with life situations; and to
fellowship in gatherings with other Mt. Olivet high school seniors at
monthly meetings. For more information, and to enroll 12th graders, contact Rae
Carson at 328-7528 or
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
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.
Please see Gayle Harrison or send email to
email@example.com for any questions. See you on Thursday!
“Reach For The Stars”
AB Girls Ministries
- There will be
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. Stop by the
table and sign up for the AB Girls Ministries here at Mt. Olivet.
President., ABW of Mt. Olivet
- 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 will meet every 2nd and 4th Sunday!
- 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.
COME TO SUNDAY SCHOOL!!
9:30am – 10:30am
Teachers still needed. Contact Deacon Joe L. Anderson,
Superintendent, Sunday School,
The Safety and Security
- 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
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 and Walking - Bring
water, towel and a Mat. Lower Level Fellowship Hall. All are Welcome! Wear comfortable clothes.
Contact Latisha McCray, 646.226-9985 or email: