Views:1921|Rating:5.00|View Time:7:16Minutes|Likes:46|Dislikes:0 OLIVET Institutional Baptist Church (OIBC) stands as one of the nation’s leading churches of the African-American religious experience. A Christian congregation thriving in the city of Cleveland with a membership exceeding 4,000, OIBC is a vibrant intergenerational ministry focused on KNOWING God through Worship, GROWING in God through the preaching and study of God’s Word, GIVING to God through the offering of our time, talent and treasure in response to Grace, and GOING into the world providing conscientious citizenship and leadership in a world in need of both. OlBC has a celebrated tradition of service, activism and prophetic social witness throughout history in addressing some of the most significant social issues of the day. This involvement has figured in Olivet’s national recognition and regard. Throughout its history, the OIBC pulpit has received some of the world’s leading figures of peace, justice, equality, compassion and goodwill. Such persons have included the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Muhammad Ali, Oprah Winfrey, Presidents Jimmy Carter and William Jefferson Clinton, Ms. Marian Wright Edelman, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Evangelist Billy Graham and numerous others.