Welcome to Olivet

Olivet Presbyterian Church is a Christian Church, devoted to
serving God by proclaiming the Gospel of God's love for us in Jesus Christ
and by ministering to one another and the world in God's name.

Olivet is a warm and caring congregation of believers
-- large enough to offer diverse opportunities for spiritual growth
-- small enough to know one another personally.

It is our heartfelt desire to welcome visitors in a way that
will enable them to develop a relationship with God and friends
though Olivet.

"If we are not guests, then we are hosts in God's house, and we need to extend hospitality to others in ways that convey God's loving welcome." --Albert Connette, Pastor

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2575 Garth Road. On the South side of Garth Rd, just West of Owensville Road.

Map To Olivet

From Charlottesville (Bypass VA250/VA29 @ Barracks Road)

  1. Head East on Barracks Road(654) (away from Barracks Rd Mall)
  2. need to be in the left, then center lane to continue on Barracks Road
  3. Barracks Road becomes Garth Road (apx 1.9 miles)
  4. Olivet is on the LEFT just past Owensville Rd (apx 3.9 miles)

From West (Crozet)

  1. Head NORTH on VA-240/Crozet Ave.
  2. Crozet Ave slight right onto White Hall Rd (3.1 miles)
  3. White Hall Rd becomes Browns Gap Turnpike (.2 miles)
  4. Turn RIGHT onto Garth Rd.
  5. Olivet is on the RIGHT (apx 4.9 miles)

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GPS: N 38 degrees 6 minutes 7 seconds (38.105521), W 78 degrees 34 minutes 37 seconds(-78.587437)

Church Leaders

Officers and Leaders


    Elders Class of 2014
  • Ashley Buford
  • Chris Grover
  • John Spilman
    Elders Class of 2015
  • Cindy Cass
  • Bob Downer
  • Janice Kaltenbach
  • Ruffin King
  • Cheryl Wetmore-Simpson
    Elders Class of 2016
  • John Effland
  • Kim Hammond
  • W.A. Pace


    Deacons Class of 2014
  • Elna Yongue
  • Hilda Walker
    Class of 2015
  • Kyle Bollmeier
  • Kathy Hollar
  • Marge Mahanes
  • Marv Reese

Clerk & Treasurers

  • Cindy Cass
  • Sam Morgan
  • Ben Johnson
    Assistant Treasurer
  • Tracey Wagner

2014 Committee Chairpersons

Christian Education - Ruffin King
Finance & Stewardship - Jim Turner
Congregational Care - John Effland
Fellowship - Kim Hammond
Mission/Service - Cheryl Wetmore-Simpson
Outreach & Evangelism - W.A. Pace
Personnel - John Spilman
Property - Al Reaser
Worship - Mark Lorenzoni


  • Tom Buchanan
  • W. A. Pace, Jr.
  • Alice Buchanan
  • Rob Huff
  • Lee McCauley
  • Dan Whitten
  • Bob Yoh  (chair)

Presbyterian Women

Moderator: Linda Reaser
Group I - Connie Harkins
Group II - Linda Reaser
Group III - Kim Hammond

Mail & Phone

2575 Garth Road
Charlottesville VA 22901

(434) 295-1367
Fax 295 1780

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