Who We Are
Our churches mission statement “From Olivet, We Follow” is based on the words of the hymn "Hosanna, Loud Hosanna". This hymn describes how Jesus went from the Mount of Olives into Jerusalem and the disciples followed him faithfully. We see ourselves as followers of Jesus who come to Olivet for the renewal necessary to live out our lives as disciples of Jesus.
What is Olivet?
Olivet (or Mount of Olives) is located on the east side of Jerusalem and overlooks the city. In the Bible, it appears in many accounts of scripture. It is where Moses, David, and even Jesus himself drew close to God in times of struggle. It is where the disciples received instruction from Jesus. Olivet (or Mount of Olives) was a unique place of retreat, renewal and discernment. But no one stayed seated in Olivet, it was always a place from which people departed in order to follow God’s call. From Olivet, they followed and so should we.
Olivet Church is a place for all to seek renewal and strengthen. It is a community where God brings people together on their faith journey for discernment and encouragement.
Olivet Church may be geographically off-the-beaten path but sometimes in life we need to take time off the path to reconnect with God in order to gain our strength and direction.