Walk with a Pastor

Mpls Meet at Youngdahl Chapel, West Meet in Narthex. Add some more steps to your day while asking a pastor questions, learning more about what’s happening at Mount Olivet, and enjoying good company. Wear comfortable attire, bring a water bottle, and be prepared to walk approximately 3 miles. No registration. Upcoming walks: 8/8 Mpls Pastor MacLean, 8/14 West Pastor Zacher.


MOCW Social

W 8/9 Arrive Anytime Between 4:30pm & 7pm, Edina Country Club.
Grab your fellow circle members, non-member friends, or come as you are to enjoy a night of fellowship hosted by the Mount Olivet Church Women board. The MOCW will be providing delicious appetizers and there will be a cash bar available. No need to register! We hope you can join us for this enjoyable night out! Questions: Katie Shepherd 612.767.2256 kshepherd@mtolivet.org.


At the Movies

Tu 8/15 1:30-3:30pm Mpls Fellowship Hall. Invite a friend and join us for the movie classic White Christmas (in August!) complete with snacks. $3. Register: 612.926.7651. Questions: Ann LaBree 612.767.2288.


13th Motorheads Show / Blessing of Motors & Drivers

Su 8/20 6pm Show, 7:30pm Blessing of Motors & Drivers, 8pm Awards & Free Raffle, West Campus. EXHIBITORS: Visit online for free no-obligation preregistration of vehicles by 8/16. SPECTATORS: No registration needed. RAFFLE DONATIONS: Pastor Kalland kurtk@mtolivet.org 612.767.2269.


Racial Justice Task Force Meeting

Tu 8/22 7:30-8:30pm Mpls Rm 482/486. The goal of the this group is to reach out to our congregation with information, education, experiences, and resources to create change in the racial divides that exist in our community. In addition, we seek to work as allies with other congregations and agencies also engaged in this vital work of racial justice and reconciliation. Questions: Liz Otteson lizo@mtolivet.org.


Junior High Alive Events


Junior High Alive: Bunker Beach Water Park (7th-8th Gr) Tu 8/8 10am-4pm, (bus from Mpls). Join us for a fun day in the water! $30 includes bus and admission. Please bring a bag lunch or money to buy a lunch!  


8th-Grade Leadership Retreat 8/22-8/23 1:30pm-10am Mount Olivet Conference & Retreat Center (bus from Mpls or West). We will go to Carbone’s for a late pizza lunch then head out to MOCRC for games, leadership building activities, worship service, singing, sacred ground, and swimming time! $50 includes food and bus.


Valleyfair! (7th & 8th Gr) Thu 8/25 9:30-4pm, (bus from Mpls or West). $30 plus lunch money.


 Children and Family Ministry


Don’t Miss Babygarten OUTDOORS!
(Infants to 3yrs & Caregivers) Th 7/20-8/24, 9:45-10:45am, Mpls Campus. Join us for this weekly faith-based hour-long class where we will play, read, and sing in the sunshine! Water, bubbles and sand will add to the fun! The program, developed by a children’s librarian and early childhood specialist, focuses on reading, rhyming, and activities to help lay the groundwork for the important skills that babies develop early in their lives. Babygarten is more than a playgroup or storytime – it provides pre-literacy skills for children in a faith-focused environment. Amy Porthan, early childhood educator and Mount Olivet nursery coordinator, will guide parents with activities and discussion on how to include God and faith with their child. $72 / 6-week session (includes all materials). Questions: Amy Porthan 612.767.2224 amyp@mtolivet.org.


Movies by the Lake
WEST Th 7/20 & 8/10 6pm. Spend an evening out at the West Campus enjoying an outdoor movie night with your family! This is a perfect chance to gather for a bonfire and movie night with friends and family. Bring a blanket or outdoor chair. The 7/20 show will be the adventurous family comedy, Honey I Shrunk the Kids (Rated PG). Cost: Free. Questions: Amber Kuntz 612.767.2285 amberk@mtolivet.org, Tasha Holifield 952.767.1504 tashah@mtolivet.org, or Josh Nelson 612.767.2284 joshn@mtolivet.org.