Brownsville Congregation to Celebrate 125 Years

Second Mount Olive Baptist Church east of Hamilton will celebrate its 125th anniversary with a week-long set of programs which begin with fall revival meetings Oct. 2-6.

The roster of revival speakers includes the Rev. Tony Smith, of Community Empowerment Church of Ashburn; the Rev. Eugene Pearson of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Aldie; the Rev. Joseph Smith of First Baptist—Watson; the Rev. Lawrence Newman of New Zion Baptist in Middleburg; the Rev. Jeffrey Johnson of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Fairfax; the Rev. Lawrence W. Bryant of Pleasant Grove Christian Community in Damascus, MD; and the Rev. Dr. Harold S. Stinger of First Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Leesburg.

On Saturday, Oct. 7, the Tenth Pastoral Anniversary Banquet of Pastor George M. Mink and Sister Janice Mink will be held at the banquet hall at Ida Lee Recreation Center in Leesburg. The anniversary celebration will conclude Sunday, Oct. 8 with a 3 p.m. program featuring a guest pastor from around the region.

The church was established in 1892 as a branch from the First Mount Olive Baptist Church in Leesburg.

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