January 25,  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

Join Us For Prayer Services:

Jan 28th     - Ministers in Charge, Choir Will Sing

Feb 04th     - Family Care Team #2

Feb 11th     - Family Care Team #3

Feb 18th     - Ash Wednesday

Feb 25th     - Ministers in Charge, Choir Will Sing

Health Ministry

2015 Healthy Family Tips

 During the Christmas' and New Year's Holidays,

§  Give Thanks!

§  Eat Healthy

§  Exercise!

§  Pray!

§  Be Safe!

CDC Ebola Update

This is the largest Ebola outbreak in history and the first in West Africa.  The CDC, along with other U.S. government Agencies and International Partners, are taking steps to respond to this rapidly changing situation. Ebola poses no substantial risk to the U.S. general population.

A person infected with Ebola virus is not contagious until symptoms appear.

Ebola is not spread through the air, by food or water.  The virus is spread through direct contact and/or via Body Fluid.  Direct Contact includes broken skin or mucous membranes.   Body Fluids include blood, urine, feces, saliva, and other secretions of a person who is sick with Ebola.  Also, Direct Contact with anything that is Contaminated with the virus such as   needles or infected animals can spread Ebola.

Early recognition of Ebola is important.

The Food Pantry

Item of the Week....1lb Bag or Box of Rice

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.

Mt. Olivet  Clothing Closet - We are in need of winter coats, hats, scarfs, and gloves for children & adults.

ABW Ministry, Love Gift Weekend -  Do you write poetry? Are you interested in sharing your gift with others? If so please see August Dunlop, or send an email to mobcwomen@gmail.com,  or sign up after church today.  The event will be on Friday, February 13th and Sunday, February 15th.

Black History Family Night Program and Dinner - This program will be held on Saturday, February 21st at 5:00P.   The theme will be:

 “Civil Rights”

There will be a sign-up sheet in Whitaker Hall to bring a side dish, macaroni & cheese- potato salad - string beans - dessert.  Mt. Olivet will provide the meat. Contact Irene Ingram for more information.

Youth Ushers Wanted - The Youth Ushers are looking for new members between the ages of 11 -18 to join our group. If you are interested in serving as a youth usher, please contact Mrs. Ivena Grantham at 585.247-2242, Ms. Jeannean Gardner at 585.944-5724, or Dr. Venessa Mitchell at 585.426-9968. Our first meeting in 2015 will be held on Thursday, January 22nd at 6:00 pm. Refreshments will be served.

Thursday Tutoring Program, Mt. Olivet's ABW Ministries - The American Baptist Women’s Ministry is pleased to announce the Tutoring Program.  We have numerous tutors to support it. Parents may now sign up their children to participate! The focus will be on improving reading skills and completing homework. Tutoring will be every Thursday from 6pm to 7:30pm. See you on Thursday!

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 - Reminder that young ladies 8-17, grades 3rd to 12th, will meeting every 2nd and 4th Sunday directly after church.  The meeting time will last two (2) hours. We are still accepting and open for young ladies to join us. We are also still accepting volunteers who enjoy working with young ladies. (see Gloria Lawton, Latisha McCray, August Dunlop, Pam Williams or Sherri Ruffin for a registration form). Thank you and look forward to our meeting. AB Girls Advisors

12th Grade Program, Wisdom and Spiritual Growth - High School Seniors who attend Mount Olivet are invited to participate in our program designed especially for them.  An overview has been planned for the 12th graders and their parents, immediately after church on 2nd Sunday, December, 14th for about 10-15 minutes. We will meet in the new sanctuary, in front by the organ. For more information, and to enroll 12th graders, contact Rae Carson at 328-7528 or rcarson1@frontiernet.net

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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