Leaving a Legacy

There are many opportunities for you to be a part of Mt. Olivet and the community. With our thoughts on: Belong, Believe, Be Filled - it is important to be involved spiritually with each other and do good works. Mt. Olivet’s legacy has carried through generations and it needs to continue to serve those seeking Christ in their lives. Many of you have been active across several groups in the church for many years and we hope to see that dedication continue, as well as your encouragement to others to make their mark in the Mt. Olivet legacy.

I wanted to give a rundown of how the church is organized and the different programs we offer. Barb Feaster summarized our groups looking for more help in last month’s newsletter. I have included these, as well as some additional details on other groups. My hope is that you see yourself bringing your knowledge and skills to these positions to further enrich all of us here at Mt. Olivet. First, here is a look at the church officers:

ELDERS – Spiritual Needs

Barb Feaster – President

Tammie Jones – VP

Corinne Price – Secretary

Dave Ritter

Kris Yocum

Tina Turnbull

DEACONS – Stewardship

Julianne Hazlett

Tom Eisenbraun

Tami Tomich

Alex Dickey

Karen Sahli

Brett Cash

JR. DEACONS

Gavin Wonner

Salli Dispenza

  • Love music? These are our musical programs and the contact person if you are interested:

Choir & Special Music – Kay Williams

Handbell Choir (youth/adult) – Natalie Biller

Contemporary Team – Pastor Michael

  • Want to take on a Sunday worship service duty? Here are some choices and how to signup:

Liturgist (scripture reading) – Kay Williams

Greeters/Ushers/Offering Collectors/Offering Counters/Communion – Dave Ritter

Coffee Hour (provide snacks before service) – Signup sheet on bulletin board

Provide Alter Flowers/Donate $15 bulletin printing – Signup sheet on bulletin board

  • As Pastor, I am here to provide for your spiritual, physical and emotional health. Let me know if you have interest in the following:

Senior Fit Class – Tuesdays & Thursdays starts @ 10am

Confirmation Classes – if you or your child would like to be confirmed in the church

Lenten Bible Study – on Wednesday nights during the Lenten Season

Bridging Generations – dinners & activities with teens, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, and up

  • If you like to be on the move and work with your hands, we have you covered:

Properties Committee (outdoor/indoor work items and maintenance) – John Crouse

Rummage Sale (preparation & working days of sale) – Christina Cash/Tina Turnbull

Funeral Dinners – Kay Hurd

Decorating & Cleaning the Church – Barb Feaster/Kay Williams

  • If you have a knack and a love for working with kids, we have the positions for you to shine:

Christian Ed. (Sunday School teachers, youth events, nursery) – Tina Davis

Day Camp (planning, working the day camp, fundraisers) – Tina Davis

  • If you have a passion for helping those in need…

3Cs Food Distribution (Wednesdays at Old School Market.) – Niki Dispenza

  • Are you looking for fun things to do and good people to do them with? We schedule events all the time! Want to lend a hand planning or organizing?

Sporting Events – hockey, baseball, rodeos

Physical Activities – biking, hiking, bowling

Road Trips – Christmas caroling, corn maze, Camp Frederick

Family Fun Day w/ a Chili Cookoff – Tina Davis

Book Club – Donna Bruno

Women’s Guild Brunches & Teas – Christina Cash

Craft Nights – Brittney Dowd

Women’s Fall Retreat

Strawberry Social (Day Camp fundraiser) – Tina Davis

If you have questions, don’t hesitate to contact the person listed by the group or activity. You can also call the office and talk to Stacey and she will head you in the right direction. We love our members and all the wonderful abilities they bring to the church family. Show us what you can do!

Blessings,

Pastor Michael

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