Music Ministry

We know our faith because we sing it!

Mount Olivet Christmas Carol Composition Contest

Mount Olivet Lutheran Church in Minneapolis/Victoria, Minnesota, announces a Christmas carol composition contest in celebration of the congregation’s 100th anniversary. Mount Olivet has a long-standing musical legacy, which is a vital part of the church’s ministry. The congregation is known for dynamic and traditional organ-led worship services that regularly incorporate congregational singing. This contest seeks to find a new Christmas carol that will become a beloved addition to the church’s Advent and Christmas traditions.

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All are Welcome

Over a thousand people are involved in the music program of Mount Olivet… and there is always room for one more! With choirs of all ages and musicians of all abilities and backgrounds, we know there is a place for you here. Come discover the fellowship that a shared love of music fosters, as together we “make a joyful noise to the Lord.”

Children’s Choirs

Designed as a fully integrated approach to teaching scripture and bible stories within the context of a musical experience, all children, birth through sixth grade, are offered musical and faith-building opportunities.

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Youth Choirs

Our youth choirs provide a unique musical experience for adolescents to create and build relationships with peers and mentors, develop their musical ability, and enjoy contributing significantly to the worship life of the congregation.

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Adult Choirs

The adult choir and adult Chancel Ringer ensembles are open to ALL interested persons with a desire to sing or ring and to become a part of a special musical group. Some choral or ringing experience and music reading may be helpful, but definitely not required.

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School of Music (MOSOM)

Mount Olivet School of Music offers private music lessons as well as band and orchestra experiences and is open to all ages. With such a variety offerings, there is definitely a place for you!

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What’s Next?

We would love to hear from you and would be happy to answer any of your questions about our Music Ministry. Please contact Beverly Claflin at 612.767.2263 or by email.