The mission of the Christian Education Ministry is to:
Promote God-centered learning and understanding which will provide a solid foundation in the Christian faith;
Facilitate Christian formation through age-appropriate educational opportunities; and
Provide the larger goal of personal growth and development.
The ministries which work toward these ends are:
Bible Study – Offering topical and biblical studies for adults on a weekly basis. Two studies are available. Adult bible study takes place on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 p.m. Hour of Power Study (1 hour) takes place Thursdays at 12:00 noon.
Sunday School – held on 2nd through 5th Sundays at 9:30 a.m. and on 1st Sundays at 8:30 a.m. Sunday School provides biblical and topical studies for Kindergarten through Adult
New Members Ministry - Seeks to help new members to become acclimated to Mt Olive and to find their place in this ministry. New Member Classes are available on 2nd – 4th Sundays at 9:30 a.m. for those new to the Christian faith, the Baptist denomination or to the Mt Olive Church family.
Vacation Bible School (VBS) – This annual week long intensive is designed to teach biblical principles in a fun interactive setting. VBS includes teaching, crafts, music and classes offered during the evenings with dinner so that the entire family can participate.
Nursery – Gives care and nurture during worship services and other church events to infants through pre-kindergarten children. Specially trained staff teach biblical principles using age-appropriate resources while assuring the safety of our youngest members.
Resource Library – Provides theologically sound resources and tools to assist members, clergy and guests of Mount Olive to grow in knowledge and wisdom as part of their faith journey.
Leadership Institute – Designed to enhance the leadership skills of current ministry lay leaders and to identify and develop such skills in others within the congregation.
Education Ministry – Promotes higher education by offering financial scholarships to high school graduating seniors and continuing college students who are attending institutions of higher education; developing college visits and organizing college fairs to inform students and parents of opportunities for higher education; and Promoting excellence in education through the quarterly Pastor’s Honor Roll and annual Graduation Recognition services.
To learn more about any of these ministries, please contact Rev. Dr. Asa J. Lee, Christian Education Minister