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2 Corinthians 4:5

For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord, and ourselves your servants for Jesus' sake.

Rise above the normalcy of your environment.​

Bishop Vincent Oliver, D. Min.


     Vincent P. Oliver discovered his purpose in life while serving the needs of at-risk families during a successful career as a social worker and community advocate.  This passion for helping others became a perfect fit for his gifts for preaching the Gospel and leading God's people.  He has served as the Senior Pastor of the New Calvary Baptist Church, Wilmington, Delaware since 1986.

     Pastor Oliver holds a Bachelor's degree in History, a Master's degree in Biblical Studies and a Doctorate degree in Ministry.  He is the founding president of the New Calvary School of Ministry an accredited Bible College that prepares Christian leaders for ministry.

     Dr. Oliver currently serves as Catechizer for the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Association of Delaware.  His successful leadership of Baptist and ecumenical organizations has gained him respect as one of Delaware's senior spiritual leaders.  He has been an advisor to several governors, as well as numerous civic leaders and organizations.

     Most recently, in recognition of a decade of Interdenominational leadership, Dr. Oliver was publicly consecrated and elevated to the office of Bishop, by order of the Episcopal leadership of Delaware.  This is a humbling honor that he does not take lightly.

     His many awards and accomplishments notwithstanding, Bishop Oliver admits that his greatest reward comes from living out his life purpose, mentoring young Christian leaders and serving the body of Christ. Towards that end, he remains "steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord."

     Bishop Oliver and his beautiful wife Veronica live in New Castle, DE.  They have two children and four grandchildren.

"For the Word of God is living and powerful and sharper than any two-edged sword,

piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a

discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart". (Hebrews 4:12)


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