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Mt. Olivet church takes a giant stride to new home

 Mt. Olivet Church in Hamilton Hill marched from their old church building on Strong Street to their new building at 1068 Park Avenue in Schenectady on Sunday morning. Here, members of the church leave their old location marking their new chapter.
Mt. Olivet Church in Hamilton Hill marched from their old church building on Strong Street to their new building at 1068 Park Avenue in Schenectady on Sunday morning. Here, members of the church leave their old location marking their new chapter.
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“Glory, Glory, Hallelujah” rang out on Strong Street as congregants from Mt. Olivet Missionary Baptist Church marched nearly two miles Sunday from their worship space on Hamilton Hill to a new one across town. About 40 people raised their voices in song as they set out down the rutted sidewalk, some waving flags and others carrying a banner that read, “When God says move Mt. Olivet Missionary Baptist Church moves just like that!” The church, ...


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schdyres
September 9, 2013
4:46 p.m.

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Excellent story. A welcome change! I hope they will take an interest in the nearby neighborhood (unlike those departing!)

dstarrb
September 9, 2013
5:33 p.m.

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Union Pres was my childhood church, and it holds a lot of good memories for me. God's Blessings as you build your own, Mt. Oliveters!

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