Official Church Leaders

Deacon Ministry

Ralph Gardner, III

Is the Chair of the deacon ministry at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church. He and Deacon Walter Torain are the leaders of the deacon ministry.

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Walter Torain

Was born and raised in the inner city of Newark, New Jersey, being blessed with a mother and father who knew the Lord and the power of prayer. He developed a strong foundation that carried him to adulthood.

Brother Torain worked with the African American and the Latino population in both Newark and Paterson, New Jersey.

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Eugene Williams

Chairman In-Training

Deaconess Ministry

Min. Anita Walker

Chairman

Jacquelyn Chapman

Co-Chair

Rosanne Chilton

Secretary

Truestee Ministry

Stan Harris (Chairman)

I believe God divinely chose to send me to Mt. Olivet and for Mt. Olivet to become ultimately, my church home. My continual nurturing, pportunities for service and the tremendous way my pastor and church family have displayed agape love to me and my family over the years has reinforced this fact for me many times over.  

The officers for the Trustee Ministry are:

Dr. Gene Harris
Co-Chair

Thelma Carter
Treasure

Carla Hicks
Secretary

Urban Resurrection Community Development Corporation

LaRita Smith
Chairman

Vacant
Executive Director

Administrative Staff

Sheryl Thorne
Executive Assistant

Deacon Maurice Bailey
Receptionist

Valerie Lamar
Church Accountant

Support Staff

Eleanor Young
Discipleship Secretary

Willie Radden
Custodian

Frederick Benton
Esq. Legal Counsel

Brent Ward
Custodian

Frank Walker
Facilities Coordinator

William Walker
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