Apr
24
April 24
Tuesday 12:00 PM
Mount Olivet's Young in Heart will hold a luncheon on April 24th, at 12 noon, in Fellowship Hall, with musical guests, Lakeville North Now and Then Singers. Cost to attend is $9.00 and friends are welcome. Please remember to RSVP on or before 4/20, and to bring your donations for Pastor Scott's inner-city ministry. Call the church office to register at 612-926-7651. See you there!
Minneapolis: Fellowship Hall- Minneapolis
Mar
26
March 26
Tuesday 12:00 PM
Minneapolis: Fellowship Hall- Minneapolis
Apr
13
April 13
Saturday 3:00 PM
Please join us in volunteering for the Easter Angel Gifts benefiting Pastor Scott's ministry (Minneapolis) and Love INC (serving eastern Carver County). We need your help in packing and delivering Angel gifts on Saturday, April 13th at either campus. Join us at West at 10am (in the Fellowship Hall) or at Minneapolis at 3:00pm (in the gym). You will be helping to assemble and/or deliver the Angel Gifts to those in need by packing a food box and making Easter baskets. We especially need delivery volunteers!
Donations are also needed for the Easter baskets. During the month of February drop off NEW items to the main office at Mpls or West narthex, please mark all items "Angel Gifts". Items needed are: picture and board books, sidewalk chalk, bubbles, kids ‘activity books, and crayons.
Sign up on the website on the Community Concern page starting 2/1. Come with your family, friends, confirmation class, Sunday school class, or by yourself, all are welcome!
Minneapolis: Gym
May
22
May 22
Tuesday 12:00 PM
Minneapolis: Fellowship Hall- Minneapolis
Oct
07
October 07
Sunday 9:30 AM
Join us for the 3rd annual Food Truck Sunday! After each service on Sunday, October 7th come out to James Ave where Food Trucks.... will be located! Purchase food off the trucks, enjoy Live Music by Donut Patrol, and Fellowship! Also,will be the Blood Drive Mobile. Do good by giving blood and then enjoy the fun! Invite your friends and neighbors! (Incase of inclement weather join us in the Fellowship Hall after visiting the Food Trucks.)
Minneapolis: Fellowship Hall- Minneapolis
Oct
23
October 23
Tuesday 12:00 PM
Minneapolis: Fellowship Hall- Minneapolis
Nov
13
November 13
Tuesday 12:00 PM
Minneapolis: Fellowship Hall- Minneapolis
Nov
18
November 18
Sunday 9:00 AM
Thanksgiving Food Drives at both the Minneapolis and West Campuses on Sunday, November 18th, following all Worship Services, and on Thanksgiving Day, November 22nd. Please bring non-perishable food items (Items that are of most need are: flour, sugar, cooking oil, canned meat (tuna, canned chicken), canned fruit, baked beans and ramen) to the parking lot at either campus. Food collected at Minneapolis will be donated to Community Emergency Services (CES), and food collected at the West Campus will be donated to Bountiful Basket.
West: Parking Lot
Nov
18
November 18
Sunday 9:00 AM
Thanksgiving Food Drives at both the Minneapolis and West Campuses on Sunday, November 18th, following all Worship Services, and on Thanksgiving Day, November 22nd. Please bring non-perishable food items (Items that are of most need are: flour, sugar, cooking oil, canned meat (tuna, canned chicken), canned fruit, baked beans and ramen) to the parking lot at either campus. Food collected at Minneapolis will be donated to Community Emergency Services (CES), and food collected at the West Campus will be donated to Bountiful Basket.
Minneapolis: Parking Lot - Minneapolis
Nov
22
November 22
Thursday 9:00 AM
Thanksgiving Food Drives at both the Minneapolis and West Campuses on Sunday, November 18th, following all Worship Services, and on Thanksgiving Day, November 22nd. Please bring non-perishable food items (peanut butter, canned meats, canned beef stew, canned fruits and vegetables) to the parking lot at either campus. Food collected at Minneapolis will be donated to Community Emergency Services (CES), and food collected at the West Campus will be donated to Bountiful Basket.
West: Parking Lot
Nov
22
November 22
Thursday 9:00 AM
Thanksgiving Food Drives at both the Minneapolis and West Campuses on Sunday, November 18th, following all Worship Services, and on Thanksgiving Day, November 22nd. Please bring non-perishable food items (peanut butter, canned meats, canned beef stew, canned fruits and vegetables) to the parking lot at either campus. Food collected at Minneapolis will be donated to Community Emergency Services (CES), and food collected at the West Campus will be donated to Bountiful Basket.
Minneapolis: Parking Lot - Minneapolis
Dec
18
December 18
Tuesday 12:00 PM
Minneapolis: Fellowship Hall- Minneapolis
Feb
26
February 26
Tuesday 12:00 PM
Minneapolis: Fellowship Hall- Minneapolis

 Care Ministry

Mount Olivet Care Ministry seeks to provide opportunities and assistance for all members and their families, bringing the physical, spiritual and emotional healing of Christ to persons in need.  Whether you are interested in sharing Christ's love by becoming a volunteer or seeking help through a care ministry, Mount Olivet Church welcomes the opportunity to assist you in any way we can. 

Community Outreach Ministries
Providing support within our local and global community to share in God's work with our hands; helping those in need.

Parish Nurse
The primary role of a parish nurse is to be an advocate in matters of health and wellness for the members of Mount Olivet Lutheran Church.  Our parish nurse, Sandy Connell,  is available for home visits, hospital visits or visits at a care facility. Contact Andrea Brown at 612-767-2209.

Prayer Ministry
Are you in need of prayer support?  Specific requests, whether personal or for the work of the church are welcome anytime.  If you or someone you know is in need of prayer support, please call our prayer line at 612-920-2770, or click here to send a confidential prayer request.

Caregivers - A ministry of friendship
Caregivers are specially trained volunteers who provide unconditional support and friendship to members who are hospitalized, bereaved, homebound, lonely, mentally ill, or otherwise in crisis.  Please contact Julie Goodman at 612-767-2208 or julieg@mtolivet.org for more information or to request a caregiver.

Homebound Ministry 
Members who are unable to come to church on a regular basis can receive communion, occasional caregiver visits or attend special events designed for homebound members at the church.  Please contact Ann LaBree at 612-767-2288 or annl@mtolivet.org for more information regarding homebound support for a parishioner.

Prayer Shawl Ministry
Members of this ministry knit prayer shawls to be shared with Mount Olivet members and friends who are in need of support and prayers from their church.  The gift of a prayer shawl is a lovely reminder of the care and compassion given by members of this ministry.  Please contact Andrea Brown at 612-767-2209 for more information or to join the Prayer Shawl Ministry.

Pastor On-Call
Mount Olivet has a dedicated pastor on-call to serve members in times of need 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Members should contact the main phone number of 612.926.7651 for information on how to reach the pastor on-call in case of emergency.  **HOSPITALIZATIONS - To report a hospitalization and/or request a visit, please call 612-926-7651 and ask for pastoral care.  Due to HIPAA laws, hospitals are no longer able to notify the church.

Mental Health Task Force
A cross-functional team comprised of health professionals and lay people to encourage and provide education that raises awareness and reduces the stigma associated with mental health issues.  For more information or to become a member of the task force, please contact Andrea Brown at 612-767-2209 or andreab@mtolivet.org.

Link Callers
This ministry is designed to provide a telephone link between a Mount Olivet volunteer and a parishioner who may be lonely, elderly, homebound, infirmed, mentally ill, or, for some other reason, may benefit from regular telephone contact with a volunteer.  For more information or to become a member of the Link Caller ministry, please contact Julie Goodman at 612-767-2208 or julieg@mtolivet.org.

 Counseling Services 
A variety of counseling services are available for members and non-members at various locations throughout the Twin Cities in addition to services offered at the Mount Olivet Counseling Center.  For more information on the MOCC, please contact Anne Lied at 612-927-7335.

Department of Pastoral Care
Pastor Kurt Kalland, Pastoral Advisor
Andrea Brown, Director, andreab@mtolivet.org
Ann LaBree, annl@mtolivet.org
Julie Goodman, julieg@mtolivet.org
Jonna Bundul, jonnab@mtolivet.org
S
andy Connell, PT, Parish Nurse