Ministers & Clergy
Our Ministers & Clergy Division, or College of Ministers, is purposed to develop and train those who have been called to the Gospel Ministry. The College of Ministry prepares those who are called for Ministerial Licensing and Ordination by engaging in intensive studies in areas such as preaching, Christian doctrine, systematic theology, pastoral counseling, and church administration.
Rev. Dr. Elaine Gattis
Our H.Y.P.E. Youth Ministry (Holy Youth Pursing Excellence) strives to engage, equip, and empower our youth in a manner that will transform their lives, teach them to serve Christ, and help them to become young disciples of Jesus Christ. Our HYPE Ministry includes our Kiddie Care (0-7yrs old), our HYPE Church (8-18yrs old), and our HYPE Drumline.
Rev. Jesse Walker III
Worship and Arts Ministry
The Worship and Arts Ministry creates an atmosphere of praise, celebration, and reverence of our God through music, dance, and media. The Worship and Arts Ministry includes our musicians, Praise Team, Mass Choir, Male Chorus, Youth Choir, Dance Ministry, Mime Ministry, Drama Ministry, and the Media Ministry.
Min. David Walker
"Excellence Without Excuse" is a driving goal at Mt. Olive. Our Operational Ministries are the teams that seek to meet this goal and bring glory to our God through operational excellence. These ministries include our Deacon and Deaconess Boards, Trustee Board, Finance Ministry, Marketing Ministry, Parking Ministry, Ushers & Greeters Ministries, Culinary Ministry, Pastor's Aide Ministry, Safety & Security Ministry, and our Transportation Ministry.
The Bible reminds us to not just concern ourselves with our own interests, but also with the interests of others (Phil 2:4). Our Care Ministries are purposed to provide care and support for God's people in and beyond the walls of the church. These ministries include our Bereavement Ministry, Counseling Ministry, Health Ministry, Intercessory Prayer Ministry, Widow's and Widower's Ministry, Missions Ministry, Food Pantry, and Clothes Closet.
Rev. Dr. Ron Morrow
The Bible says to "study to show yourself approved" (2 Tim. 2:15). Mt. Olive's Christian Education Ministries are purposed to help God's people grow in their faith and discipleship and draw closer to Jesus Christ through Biblical and theological studies. Our Christian Education Ministries include Adult Sunday School, Youth Sunday School, our weekly Bible Study classes, and our Bread of Life bookstore.
Rev. Esther Davis
The goal of our Connect Ministries is just that, to foster fellowship among God's people by keeping us connected. These ministries include our Men's and Women's Ministries, Marriage Ministry, Singles Ministry, Oasis/Seniors Ministry, Mother's Board, New Disciples Ministry, Social Action Ministry, and Veterans Ministry.
Rev. Dr. Yvette Etheridge