Young Persons Ministry

Min. Nathan L. R. Harris,  *Ministry Lead

Ministry Mission: To cultivate an atmosphere of excitement that allows room for fertile teaching of the mandate and mission of young Christian disciples. This is accomplished through the preaching and teaching of Christian principles that will both enhance and impact the lives of young Christians, drawing them to a life of intimacy with Jesus Christ.

Scriptural Foundation: “Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.” Timothy 4:12


For school aged children.

  • Brownies & Junior Girl Scouts  meet first and third Saturdays
  • Cub and Boy Scouts  meet second and fourth Saturdays

Buds of Promise
Coming soon.

Children's Church 
Ministry Mission - Make Christian disciples through teaching and preaching of the Gospel of Jesus Christ on a level that a child can understand. Held in the MLK Memorial Chapel and the H. Beecher Hicks Sr. Fellowship Center.  For children from pre-school to 6th grade.
What you will gain from this ministry: 
·Bible Instruction 
·Social Skills 
·Positive Self-image 
·Community Responsibility 
·Early church growth and development 
·Church etiquette
Meetings: Every Sunday except annual church special occasion days.

D.E.S.T.I.N.Y.'S Child Tutoring Ministry *
D.E.S.T.I.N.Y.'S Child is an after school tutoring ministry to assist elementary, middle and high school students in achieving better grades and better attitudes regarding education. D.E.S.T.I.N.Y.'S Child meets every Tuesday from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM. Tutoring is available in Math, English, and Reading. A hot meal is provided for participants prior to tutoring sessions. 

Generation of Gentlemen - G.O.G. *
The Generation of Gentlemen's Ministry is an extension of the Boys to Men Ministry with a focus on the forgotten values of being a Christian Gentlemen. It is a structured nine (9) month program required to complete the Mt. Olivet Rights of Passage. This is highlighted through graduation and celebration of being "Gentlemen for Christ" during times of a lost world. 

Children's Movie Night Out
Movie Night Out is a structured evening of movies and theater style refreshments. All movies are Pastor and parent approved. Children participate in a "What did you learn from the movie?" discussion after the movie.
Meetings: Held the last Friday of every month from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

S.T.A.R. Mentoring *

Super Saturday

Youth Council 
The Youth Council is comprised of adults and youth who come together once a month to plan the activities for the youth ministry.  Leaders and representatives across all church-wide ministries will participate in the development of youth ministry.

*Note: Partnerships between Young Persons' Ministry, Urban Resurrection Community Development Corporation and various other ministries of the Mt. Olivet Baptist Church.