Our History, Purpose, & Mission
Our History: Established in 1859, Mt. Olivet continues to
serve the community as we share the Gospel of Jesus Christ as the great hope for all mankind.
Our Purpose: To share the good news of God's plan of salvation and help those who accept Jesus Christ as Savior grow and mature in their walk with Him.
Our Mission: We exist as a church to present the gospel
message to all people and to equip believers to become active in personal evangelism, discipleship, ministry, fellowship, and worship.
Pastor Derrick Fowler has served Mt. Olivet since January of 1994. He is married to his high school sweetheart, Theresa, and they have three children, two son-in-laws, one daughter-in-law, and three grandchildren. Prior to Mt. Olivet brother Derrick and sister Theresa were youth ministers at Cochran Ridge Baptist of Hiram and New Hope Baptist of Mableton.
Our Associate Pastor
Brother Jeremy Childers has served as Associate Pastor since November of 2018. He and his wife, Cassandra have worked in our youth ministry program since 2014. Jeremy is blessed to be called Daddy by Cade and Laney who are active members of our church. Jeremy participates in our church choir by playing the guitar and as a gifted singer.