Division Leader:
Rev.Guy Schley

Bereavement

To offer sustained nurture and encouragement to those who have suffered the loss of a loved-one and to provide a much needed support system beyond the initial period of grief.

Ministry Leader: Deaconess Sylvia McLaurin

Evangelism

The evangelistic arm of the church that endeavors to provide opportunities for Christ-Centered Disciples to share their confession and profession of faith in Jesus the Christ as their Lord and Savior.

What will you gain from this ministry?

  • Confidence to share your testimony with others
  • Greater knowledge of the steps of salvation
  • Satisfaction of seeing souls saved
  • A greater command of the Word

Meetings: Friday 7:00 p.m.

Ministry Leader: Kevin Kee

Foreign Missions

Ministry Mission - To provide the community of faith an opportunity to share their Christian faith and witness in the fields of home and foreign missions.

What will you gain from this ministry?

  • Confidence to share your testimony with others
  • Greater knowledge of the steps of salvation
  • Satisfaction of seeing souls saved
  • A greater command of the Word
  • The pleasure of seeing those in need helped

Meeting: Third Thursday of each month 5:30 p.m.

Ministry Leader: Missionary Peggy Burke

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F.R.I.E.N.D.

Age Group - Anyone who has a desire to learn how to deal with his or her addiction in a Christian environment.

Ministry Mission: The F.R.I.E.N.D. (Facing Recovery I’m Emerging Newly Delivered) Ministry is designed to assist those who are facing recovery using a holistic approach of informing their minds through dialogue, fellowship and study, thereby living a life totally delivered.

What you will gain from this ministry:

  • Confidentiality
  • Positive Feedback
  • Acceptance
  • Respect: We treat one another with the utmost of respect
  • Honesty
  • Encouragement
  • Openness

Meetings: Every Wednesday at 1:30 and at 6:00 p.m.

Ministry Leader: Dr. Sharron Tucker

Friends of the Homeless

To provide delicious meals in an atmosphere of hospitality while sharing the Gospel with and offering encouragement to Columbus’ transient population.

What will you gain from this ministry?

  • Interaction and understanding of those in need
  • An opportunity to strengthen your testimony
  • The pleasure of helping those who suffer from loneliness and hunger
  • A greater command of the Word
  • The pleasure of seeing those in need helped

Meeting: Dinner is served at “Friends of the Homeless” every fifth Friday of the month

Ministry Leader: Sister Donna Cason

Hunger Outreach, Food Pantry and Clothing Bank

To provide clothing, wholesome meals and emergency food assistance to those individuals who are in need of physical and spiritual sustenance.

What will you gain from this ministry?

  • Social interaction
  • Fellowship with those who are less fortunate and food insecure
  • Opportunity to minister spiritual guidance
  • Bible study in a loving Christian atmosphere
  • The spirit of hospitality
  • Keep the mind active
  • Make good use of time
  • Letting men/women see Christ at work in you

Ministry Leaders: Hunger Outreach Chapel - Deacon Sylvester Foster, Dr. Sharron Tucker

Worship-Fridays at 11:00 MLK Chapel
Hunger Outreach Culinary Team-Sister Peggy Penn.

Meal Preparation-Thursday Evening
Hunger Outreach Serving Cohort-Team Concept

Meals served Fridays from noon-2:00 p.m.
Clothing Bank-Team Concept

Bank hours- Friday from noon-2:00 pm.
Food Pantry-Sisters Carol Hall and Wancine Winbush

Pantry hours-2nd & 4th Wednesdays from 10:00-1:00 p.

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ISABELLE RIDGWAY AND SENIOR Pals

Through worship, preaching, praise and the human touch, to carry the Gospel to the residents of Isabelle Ridgway in order that they know they are not forgotten and remain encouraged.

Worship takes place every fourth Sunday at 4:00 p.m.

MEALS ON WHEELS

To provide spiritual and physical nurture to homebound citizens in the local community. To serve as a connection to some who may not receive any other human interaction.

Ministry Leader: Sister Diane Hawkins

POLITICAL AND SOCIAL JUSTICE MINISTRY

To educate discipleship of Mt. Olivet and the surrounding community regarding the workings and activities of the governmental process on local, state and nation levels.

What will you gain from this ministry?

  • Social interaction
  • Become more aware of beliefs, values, agenda and accomplishment of politicians and *the social system
  • More informed voting decisions
  • Free Legal Clinic
  • Empowerment
  • Letter writing campaigns
  • Seasonal Newsletter (Primarily Politics)
  • Political/social awareness workshops

Meetings: Quarterly-TBA

Ministry Leader: Dr. LaTrice Washington

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PRISON MINISTRY

To become a beacon of light, hope and encouragement to brothers and sisters who are incarcerated.

What will you gain from this ministry?

  • Confidence to share your testimony with others
  • Greater knowledge of the steps of salvation
  • Satisfaction of seeing souls saved
  • A greater command of the Word
  • An opportunity to visit area prisons
  • A chance to be an encouragement to others

Meetings: Every third Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.

Ministry Leader: Sister Tarry Ellison

ROSE OF SHARON OUTREACH

To provide opportunities for the discipleship to share their Christian faith; to witness to our military brothers and sisters and to society’s downtrodden by addressing the various needs of the local and international community.

What will you gain from this ministry?

  • Confidence to share your testimony with others
  • Satisfaction of seeing souls saved
  • A greater command of the Word
  • The pleasure of seeing those in need helped

Meetings: Every third Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

Ministry Leader: Deaconess Carolyn Bannister

ROSE OF SHARON PUBLIC AND MEMBERSHIP ASSISTANCE

To stand in the gap by providing the basic needs of disciples and community individuals in crisis while simultaneously sharing our faith, fellowship and witness in an effort to lead them in the Way Everlasting.

Ministry Leaders – Deaconess Ernestine Price, Deaconess Emertius Eva

Due to confidentiality issues this ministry is not open to the general congregation. Participants are recruited.

Disciples requiring emergency assistance may call 222-6717.

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TELEPHONE/VISITATION MINISTRY

Personal and telephone visits to our sick and shut-in at home or in convalescent centers. Check all seniors in weather crises. Call first-time visitors within one day of worship visitation.

Visitation - Deaconess Carolyn Bannister
Telephone - Sister Linda Harris

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