Homecoming is Sunday at Mount Olive
The annual homecoming at First Mount Olive Baptist Church in Newtown will be this Sunday, August 9, at 11 a.m.
Rev. Ulric Eley Jr. will deliver the message. He will be assisted by Rev. Drucilla Tate, who will be the worship leader and will conduct a baptism and the Holy Communion Service during the morning worship.
Following the morning service, dinner will be provided in the fellowship hall as well as outside in the pavilion. As in the past, dinner will be on the grounds.
Rev. Eley is a graduate of Virginia Union University where he received a BA in religion and philosophy. He is currently pursuing a masters of divinity degree at the Andersonville Theological Seminary in Camilla, Georgia.
Rev. Tate is also a graduate of Virginia Union University where she received both her undergraduate and graduate degrees. She teaches at Thomas Jefferson High School in Richmond, and is a native of King and Queen County where she graduated from Central High School.
On Sunday at 3 p.m. there will be a special First Mount Olive Gospel Choir concert. Additional members have joined the gospel choir for this special “songs of praise” service led by Edward Foster.
Summer revival begins on Tuesday, August 11, and closes on Friday. Each evening, prayer and praise will start at 7 p.m. and the regular service will begin shortly after 7:30 p.m.
The following preachers have been invited for the week: Tuesday and Wednesday, August 11-12, Rev. Jeanette Johnson, who is associated with Second Baptist Church in Richmond; Thursday, August 13, Rev. Jarred Beasley, pastor of Jerusalem Baptist Church, Sparta; and Friday, August 14, Rev. Reuben Carter, pastor of Gethsemane Baptist Church, King William. All are invited. For more information, call the church office at 804-769-4550.