Dr. Harold W. Bass
Dr. Harold W. Bass is the Senior Pastor of Olivet Monumental Baptist Church. He was born in Birmingham, Alabama and is the fourth child of five.
The Lord anointed, empowered and called Reverend Bass to preach the gospel. In 1984, Reverend Bass accepted his call into the gospel ministry. Pastor Bass is licensed, annointed and ordained.
Reverend Bass is the second Pastor of The Olivet Monumental Baptist Church, where he has served faithfully for the past twenty-four years. He was educated in the Birmingham School System and attended The Birmingham Baptist Bible College. He has attended and completed numerous classes on administration, counseling & theology. Under his leadership and administration the Olivet Monumental Baptist Church membership has grown from 14 members to over 1000 members.
Because of Pastor Bass’ twenty-three years of God inspired leadership, Olivet Monumental Baptist Church has excelled in many areas. We now have child daycare, night care, after school care and a summer camp program. The ministry is active in local schools, providing activities for youth and their parents; as well as local businesses, providing spiritual leadership in the financial sector. Pastor Bass is the founder and CEO of HWB Community Development Corporation, a 501(c)(3) organization. Pastor Bass dedicates numerous hours as a spiritual advisor for families as a whole. His love for other leads him to serve as a mentor for many youth and young adults; he also advises and oversees the advancement and operations of (PDP) Parental Development Program. His main objectives are to make the youth of today an “asset and not a liability” to society, and to see the church take its rightful place of leadership in the community. He is known for his ability to inspire and encourage all. “In his words, “With the power of God everyone can succeed.”