A History of Mt. Calvary Community Church

Mount Calvary Community Church, 5112 Ames Avenue, North Omaha, Nebraska
Mt Calvary Community Church, 2426 Grant Street, North Omaha, Nebraska
This is Mt Calvary Community Church, built at 2426 Grant Street in 1937.

Mt. Calvary Community Church is located at 5112 Ames Avenue. It was founded in 1933 and continues today as one of Omaha’s oldest African American congregations.

Opened by a penniless preacher in the Near North Side neighborhood in January 1933, this church has blossomed and sustained since. After building the above church on their own in 1937, the congregation continued growing further.

In 1983, they became known as the “church on the hill” when they moved to 5112 Ames Avenue, where they continue today.

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Published by Adam

I am a speaker, writer and consultant focused on youth engagement. I also share the history of North Omaha, Nebraska.

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