Mt Olivet (Fleming) UMC - Coastal


First called Pleasant Grove or Mt. Pleasant, this church was organized in 1768 or 1770. The first building was constructed immediately on land given by James Clark. When a forest fire destroyed it, a second building was finished in 1861. Rev. John W. Turner was appointed to the church as pastor during this time. Both of these structures had galleries for the slaves and, after the Civil War was over, some of those who had worshipped at the church as slaves returned to worship as free men. When this building was also destroyed by forest fire, the present building was built in 1881. In 2002, the name was changed from Fleming to Mt. Olivet.



667 Mount Olivet Church Rd
Fleming GA 31309

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