Welcome to Mount Jezreel Baptist Church
Celebrating 130 Years of Ministry
Mount Jezreel Baptist Church is open to worshippers of all ages and backgrounds. We lead our congregation in worship, deepening the connection to God, understanding the teachings of Christ, and ultimately to a vibrant faith.
We have a long, proud history of serving the people of Alexandria, Virginia. In April 1890, several members of Shiloh Baptist Church, located at 1401 Duke Street in Alexandria, Virginia, left and founded Mount. Jezreel Baptist Church. Some of the members were Moses Stevens, Tilman Giles, Wash Jackson and Harriett Giles. The group met at a meeting place on King Street until Reverend Coleman and the founders secured a lot at 317 North Payne Street.Through the dedication of our leadership, staff members and volunteers, we are committed to the teachings of Jesus Christ, and are here to spread His message. Contact us today to find out more about becoming part of the Mount Jezreel Baptist Church community.
Come and Worship With Us
Sundays: 8am, 10am, 12pm & 5pm
Weekdays: 8am & 5pm
Saturdays: 9am & 6pm
Our Leadership and Staff
Pastor Anthony T. Oliver
Reverend Anthony Tyrone Oliver is currently serving as the Pastor of Mt. Jezreel Baptist Church, Alexandria, Virginia. He was called to serve as Pastor in 2010 and later installed on April 17, 2011.
Reverend Oliver was licensed to preach in December 2001 and ordained on April 11, 2009 at Mt. Jezreel Baptist Church, under the leadership of Reverend Dr. Richard E. Woods, Sr. Reverend Oliver is the Great Grandson of Reverend Dr. Christopher Columbus George,
Pastor of Point Level Church, Clinton, North Carolina. He was born in the city of Washington D.C. His father, James Edward Oliver Sr. and Mother, Yvonne Threat Oliver, provided a loving home with Christian guidance. He accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior at the early age of seven years old and was baptized at Mt. Jezreel Baptist Church by the late, Reverend Henry Houston.
Reverend Oliver served at Mt. Jezreel Baptist Church as Associate Minister to the Pastor, Youth Minister, Trustee, Recording Secretary, and an Adult Sunday School Teacher. He has also served on the I.C.U.A Interdenominational Church Usher Association of Virginia, where he served for two years as the Young Adults State President and Recording Secretary for the State of Virginia.
He currently attend Cornerstone College of Virginia where he has earned his Master of Religious Education Degree. He earned his Bachelor of Theology and Associate of Theology from the Fredericksburg Bible Institute and Seminary.
Reverend Oliver attended public schools in Prince William Country, where he was voted and served as the First Black Senior Class President at Osborn Park High School. Later in his senior year, he transferred to Alexandria Virginia, where he graduated from T.C. Williams High School with an Advanced Degree Diploma.
Reverend Oliver’s favorite scripture is the Love Chapter, 1 Corinthians 13. He is married to Sergeant Major Tabitha Thomas Oliver.
Tithes and Offerings
“It is more blessed to give than to receive” (Acts 20:35). At Mount Jezreel Baptist Church, we encourage a culture of giving. Every gift makes an incredible difference to our incredible church, the people of San Francisco and our work in the world. Give a single gift online or in person, and you can even set up recurring donations. We are so grateful for your commitment and generosity.
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