Flying Solo: Swing Dancing (singles 40s-60s)

Sa 10/7 7:30-10:30pm, Ukrainian Event Center, 301 Main Street NE, Mpls. Grab your dancing shoes for swing dancing to a live band! Plenty of free parking on site and nearby. $12, plus cash bar (no food). Questions: Christy Warner,    

Homebound Communion & Luncheon

Mpls Sa 10/7 11am-2pm. Homebound Mount Olivet members and companions are invited to a Holy Communion service followed by lunch and fellowship. Transportation available upon request. No cost. Register: Ann LaBree 612.767.2288

Career & Calling Breakfast

W 10/4 7-9am, Mpls Fellowship Hall. Are you looking for opportunities to grow professionally and network with others while learning how to listen to God’s will for your daily life? Our new Career & Calling ministry supports Mount Olivet members and friends at any stage of their careers with job transition support, mentoring partnerships, and quarterly breakfasts that offer inspiration and opportunities to meet other professionals. 10/4 speaker: Marcia Ballinger, co-author of The 20-Minute Networking Meeting, will explain how we can master the five most important parts of a networking meeting and expand our networks. Cost: $10 donation suggested. Space is limited. Register online or by calling Josh Nelson 612.767.2284. Questions: Liz Otteson 612.767.2268.

Christ in Your Recovery

Th 7-8 pm, 1700 Bldg. This ongoing Bible study using The Life Recovery Bible and the Life Recovery Workbook: A Biblical Guide through the Twelve Steps provides an excellent foundation for our personal, Christ-centered recovery, reconciliation, and healing. At the heart of this study is The Twelve Step Devotional Reading Plan which features Bible-based devotionals built around the Twelve Steps. It also includes The Recovery Principle Devotional Reading Plan which centers around principles important to the recovery process and the Serenity Prayer Devotional Reading Plan. The Bible is the greatest book on recovery ever written. Come, take advantage of the format of these excellent resources that strive to reveal God’s plan as the only pathway to wholeness. $35 for Bible and workbook. Register at class or online. Questions:

Faith-Centered Yoga Groups

Prayerful Yoga: Practice Yin Yoga Su 10/1 6:30-8:30pm, Mpls Rm 482-86. This class emphasizes synergies between our Christian faith and yoga principles. Through biblical devotions and guided yoga practice, Liz Otteson and Rachel Kamin help answer the question, “How can my yoga practice enrich my walk with Christ?” $10.
Holy Yoga M&W 12:15-1:15pm Mpls Gym. Get a great physical and spiritual boost to your day, while not requiring you to get down and up from the floor. $5 paid to instructor.  
Candlelight Yoga Su 11/19 6:30-7pm, West Gronseth Fellowship Hall. A blissful 90 minutes of yoga, relaxation, and visualization to center our minds in the midst of life’s busyness. Led by professional instructors and Mount Olivet members. $5.

Young Marrieds: COP Weekend (couples 20 - 45)

10/13-10/15, Cathedral of the Pines Camp, Lutsen, MN. Register now!

Young Marrieds: Dinner Groups (couples 20 - 45)

Groups begin the week of 10/15 and end with a BBQ in June. Register now!

Pumpkin Patch

Mon- Fri 11am-7pm
Sa & Su 9am-5pm 1700 Chapel Parking Lot.

Young in Heart Luncheon

Tu 10/24 12noon-2pm Mpls  Fellowship Hall. Entertainment: Martin Luther and his wife, Katie, portrayed by Pastor KALLAND and Carol Throntveit. $9 and donation to Pastor Scott’s On-Call Ministry. Register by 10/20: 612.926.7651.

MOHA Fall Fest

Sa 10/7 9am-1pm, Mount Olivet Careview Home, 5517 Lyndale Ave S. Sponsored by the Mount Olivet Homes’ Auxiliary, this event will feature music by Bob Coates & Friends, Peter Stratmoen taking Christmas photos (call Heidi 612.821.3490 for an appointment by 10/2), the wonderful gift shop, yummy bake sale, and festivities throughout the Home.

Food Truck Sunday

Su 10/8 After Worship Services, Mpls Campus, James Ave. Invite your friends and neighbors to this 2nd annual event that will include Rusty Taco, Kona Ice, Kabomelette, Bacon Me Crazy, Misfit Coffee, and Wholesum Kitchen and music by Donut Patrol! Also, new this year will be the Blood Drive Mobile. Do good by giving blood and then enjoy the fun! If raining, join us in Fellowship Hall after visiting the food trucks.


Th 10/26 5pm, Golden Valley Country Club. Join us for a fun evening featuring live entertainment, a yummy plated dinner, silent and live auctions, games of chance, and more. Attire is “dressy casual.” Tickets purchased by 10/15 are $95pp. After 10/15 tickets are $105pp. RSVP online at or by calling Katie Shepherd 612.767.2256.

MOCW Holiday Boutique

Sa 11/4 9am-2pm Mpls Campus. Featuring specialties from our circles; over 60 unique vendors;
the Food Emporium with culinary gifts, rice pudding by Joy Circle, samples, and coffee; THE DALA House kids-only shopping area with $5 parent and grandparent gifts; new in the youth center will be the Careview POP-UP SHOP benefitting the Mount Olivet Homes’ Auxiliary;  the Bistro breakfast at 9-11am and lunch at 11am-1pm; and ticket assistance for the Women in Leadership Luncheon on 11/14 and 37th Annual Christmas Brunch on 12/16.


The Gift of Life Until Death: Conversations for All Generations (3-Part Series)

Sa 11/11, 1/20 & 2/24 9-10:30am (8:45am check-in and light refreshments), MPLS Fellowship Hall. For most of us, it is a hard conversation that we would rather not have, but creating a plan with those you love for the end of life is one of the greatest gifts you can give them. Join us in this three-part series where you will learn how to have these conversations and create a plan that will allow loved ones to confidently carry out your wishes. Session 1 will be facilitated by ANNETTE LANGDON, RN, BSN, MA Advanced Care Planning Liaison and ELCA Deacon at Fairview Health Services. Annette will help you start the tough conversations and keep them going. At session 2, DR. THOMAS KLEMOND, MD, internal medicine and hospice /palliative care specialist will present the Health Care Directive document and help you to recognize its importance for yourself, your family, and our society. For Session 3, Annette Langdon will return, along with a panel of professionals, to answer questions and help you put the finishing touches on your Health Care Directive
document. In addition, a notary public will be present to notarize your final document. Those not able to attend this series, but who are interested in completing a Health Care Directive, may contact Julie Goodman 612.767.2208 $30.