To compel men, women, boys, and girls to present themselves acceptable to God, as
we make sacrifice of our mind, body, soul, and resources. In order to prove Gods
perfect will in the body of Christ known as Olive Grove Missionary Baptist Church.
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Rev. Charles E. Walton, Pastor of Olive Grove MBC, Addresses Homecoming audience
Reverend Charles E. Walton, seen here with First Lady, Maryann Walton, Celebrated
26 years as Pastor of Olive Grove MBC. The anniversary featured Rev. Harry Lee Williams
of the 48th street Mt. Peasant Baptist Church of Philadelphia Pa., as the featured
Youthful Homecoming attendees are preparing for the legendary Olive Grove Homecoming
meal. “Step aside please!”
Homecoming attendees share the word of God during recent Olive Grove Worship service
held on August 14, 2016.
Helpful usher Henry Fitts, takes a moment to greet worshipers at historic Olive Grove
We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be
present with the Lord. 2 Corinthians 5:8
Deaconess Virginia Alston Hawkins March 24, 1926 - August 18, 2016
On April 10th 2016, the Reverend Charles E. Walton and First Lady, Maryann Walton,
Celebrated their 26th year of service to the Olive Grove Missionary Baptist Church
Community of Littleton, NC.
The Joyous occasion was celebrated at the Sunday Worship Service. Pastor Harry Lee
Williams of the 48th street Mt. Peasant Baptist Church of Philadelphia Pa., a former
Associate Minister of Olive Grove MBC, brought the life transforming sermon. Rev.
Williams Was accompanied and supported by a chartered bus filled with members of
his church family.
Reverend Harry Lee Williams
Rev. Charles E. Walton interviews the President of Shaw University, Dr. Tashni-Ann
Dubroy, on the importance of historic Shaw University to North Carolina, its students
and the Baptist Community.
Reverend Daryl Flood (at podium ) leads congregation and Reverends Charles E. Walton
and Jonathan Bell in scriptural reading.
Rev. Barbara Holmes
Bishop Ronald Howard
Bishop Andria Howard
Our thanks are extended to the visiting clergy, Olive Grove’s Members and Ministers
for their support and participation in Olive Grove’s 2016 homecoming.
Sister Annie Pleasant
Assoc. Minister, Rev. Jonathan Bell
Sister Lilly Hill
Revival Held From August 15th thru 19th
Reverend Charles E. Walton Host Pastor Olive Grove MBC Littleton, NC
Guest Revivalist, Dr. H.C. Miller Sr. Pastor Tupper Memorial Baptist Church Raleigh,
Olive Grove Missionary Baptist Church ‘s Homecoming 2016 was a solemn yet joyous
occasion. It was celebrated by current Olive Grove members, Olive Grove alumni,
friends and well wishers from all over the United States.
In a thoughtful and celebratory sermon, Charles E. Walton, Pastor of Olive Grove,
addressed the homecoming worshipers with a Sermon entitled, “Sojourney, There’s No
Place Like Home.”
“SOJOURNEY , THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME”
Reverend Dr. Antonnette Wright, Pastor of Community of Hope Baptist Church explores
the subject of “Prayer and Fasting” with interviewer, the Reverend Charles E. Walton,
Pastor of Olive Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Interview conducted at the General
Baptist State Convention Headquarters, Raleigh, NC.
The “Prayer and Fasting” video premiers in October. Date to be announced. It is part
of the GBSConline E-Knowledge(Electronic- Knowledge)online learning series. This
educational series is Co-Sponsored by the State Congress of Christian Education,
auxiliary of the General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina.
Represented in photo above celebrating Deaconess Day are right to left .. Pastor
Walton, Rev. Nellie Cook, Deaconess Ethel Bullock, Deaconess Ethel Harrison, Deaconess
Lillian Walker, Deaconess Ann Cheese, Rev. Johnathan Bell. Back Row… Deaconess Carolyn
Hawkins, First Lady Mary Ann Walton, Deaconess Johnny Gardner, Deaconess Mary Ann
Howard, and Deaconess Katherine Harrison.
Rev. Cooks sermon was from Romans 16:1-2 Rom 16:1 “I commend unto you Phebe our
sister, which is a servant of the church which is at Cenchrea: 2 That ye receive
her in the Lord, as becometh saints, and that ye assist her in whatsoever business
she hath need of you: for she hath been a succourer of many, and of myself also.”
On September 11, 2016 Olive Grove Celebrated Deaconess Day with an uplifting sermon
By Rev. Nellie Cook, entitled “Sister’s Sanctity.”