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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

To receive updates regarding worship service and scheduled activities text the word “Sunday” to 682-204-2323.

Amid concerns surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to let you know how the Mount Olive Baptist Church is responding.

Our leadership team is carefully and continually monitoring this situation. As information evolves, this page is the primary, most up-to-date place for you to receive answers as to how the church is responding to the recent outbreak. We are committed to doing everything we can to provide a safe environment for our church family and the surrounding community.


For information on testing locations go to:https://curative.com

For information on vaccinations please go to: https://www.vaccines.gov/search/

 

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Church Activities

All Sunday services will air via Livestream, Facebook Live, and YouTube. The Early Service at 7:30 a.m., the Mid-Day service at 10:25 a.m., and the Young Adult Worship service at 1:00 p.m. will have in-person worship service. Youth Worship Service and Afternoon Sunday School will be live-streamed only at this time. The Senior Bible Study class and prayer service will broadcast from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. via Livestream, Facebook, and YouTube. The Wednesday Evening Prayer and Worship service will broadcast at 6:30 p.m. via Livestream, Facebook and YouTube. No in-person worship on Wednesday.

If you have a need, please call the church and leave a message. Someone will contact you to help you in your hour of need. All weekly activities have been canceled until further notice. 

 

All hospital visits have been canceled until further notice. The ministerial staff may reach out, if requested by the person or immediate family, over the phone to offer prayer and support.

All spiritual counseling will be remotely performed, either via FaceTime, Zoom, or telephone until further notice. Please call the church office to set up a time for counseling.

Giving To The Church
During this time of social distancing, we are aware that some of you may be looking for ways to share your offering with the church. We have provided four ways you can submit your offering.

If you would like to deliver your offering to the church, you can bring your offering on Sundays between 7:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m and the on Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Please pull up to the security entrance on the south side of the building.

  • You can text "MOBC" to 682-204-2323
  • You can give online (click here)
  • You can mail your offering to the church: 
    Mount Olive Baptist Church
    301 West Sanford Street
    Arlington TX 76011
    (Please do not mail cash)


What Can You Do To Protect Yourself and Your Community?
Follow the guidelines posted by the Center for Disease Control such as;

  • Washing your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds;
  • Using hand sanitizer when soap and water is not available;
  • Not touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands;
  • Avoiding close contact with people who are sick;
  • Staying home if you are sick;
  • Covering your cough or sneeze;
  • Disinfecting objects and surfaces regularly.

We would also ask that you would refrain from using tips provided through social media outlets as some have taken this serious situation to post false information while posing as a reliable source. Please go to the Center for Disease Control or World Health Organization for the latest information and updates regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19). 


Theological Position
Our position is that we are to be faithful and not fearful. “For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.” (2 Timothy 1:7) We would also like to advise our church family to be calm but vigilant as we exercise an abundance of caution in the wake of this international pandemic.

“The Lord bless thee, and keep thee: The Lord make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee: The Lord lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.” Numbers 6:24 – 26

We will continue to update this page as further details develop.


Pastor James P. Thompson Jr.
Mount Olive Baptist Church Leadership Team