Christian Education

Christian Education Mission Statement

The Christian Education Committee will provide all ages with a foundation of Christian knowledge and opportunities for spiritual growth, so that individuals are enabled to grow close to God, themselves and others.

Committee Description:

Christian Education committee determines and has general supervision of the Christian Education program of the church. In cooperation with staff - persons responsible for Christian Education, this committee plans and implements all educational activities of the church. This committee prepares its budget requests and submits them to the Church Council.


Adult Bible Studies  are a time for adults of all ages of the church to study, learn, pray and grow in Christ.  Please see the schedule of Bible studies listed below, and feel free to join us any time!

- 9 am Men's Fellowship meets in the Lakeside room 

-1 pm Bible Study covering various  books of the Bible  in Lakeside room
- 5:30 pm Book study small group covering a range of life applicable studies

Our youth meet regularly during the year with short breaks during summer months. You can find a general list of their activities here:

-Confirmation for 7th and 8th grade age students meets at 6:30 pm in the Parish Hall


-Pits our high school group meets at 6:30 pm in the Lakeview room


-Sunday School ‘S.L.A.M’ meets most Sundays during 10 am service.

Christian Education

New Member Classes
- As announced in the Olive Branch, bulletins, and our social media pages. Typically held twice a year as needed.

1st Communion
-Held up to twice a year in Spring and Fall for children 3rd grade age and up and is a part of the requirement for our Confirmation age students.

Cradle Roll
-Listing of our newly baptized members ages 0-5 years old.

- The Youth Education Scholarship Fund provide assistance to our graduating seniors who have applied and been accepted to an accredited college or university. You must be a member of Mount Olive for at least a year, attend regularly, and participate in youth activities.  Students who apply as seniors can renew their application each year by writing a letter telling us of their years’ experience and what their plans are for the future. They will receive the $500 scholarship up to four years as long as they are a full time student. CHAIRPERSON: Millie Elrod phone: 505-8190.