Worship & share your gifts!

Happy Thanksgiving

Mount Olivet Members and Friends,

This November, I invite you to worship with us the week of Thanksgiving and also share your gifts at one, or all, of our service opportunities. There are four ways to help: 1) the non-perishable Food Drives that support local food banks; 2) the MOCW Mitten and Coat Drive that is so necessary at this time of year, 3) the Christmas For All Donation Drive, where your donations go to fill a Christmas store at our West Campus where clients of our ministry partner Love INC. can do their holiday shopping; and 4) the Thanksgiving offering that supports local and global hunger initiatives. Thank you for your partnership in ministry at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, a family of faith that knows itself blessed to be a blessing!

Donation information is available here. Financial gifts may be given using the envelope mailed to you, online at, or by contacting the finance office at 612.767.2255.

Thanksgiving Week

Thanksgiving Eve Worship
Wednesday, November 23, 6pm, Mpls & West Campuses
A new time to worship for Thanksgiving! Pastor Cieslik (Mpls Campus) and Pastor Dixon (West Campus) will be preaching. Nursery is available at both campuses. Following the service, stay for cookies and fellowship.

Service Opportunities

Christmas For All
Sundays, November 20 & November 27, 8:30-11am & Wednesday, November 30, 5-7pm
Please bring new, unwrapped gifts for all ages in a $5-$40 range to either campus for our Christmas for All store, which benefits Mount Olivet ministry partners Love INC, Southside Family Nurturing Center and Redeemer Lutheran Church. A list of suggested items is available here. To volunteer by receiving gifts on drop-off dates and/or assisting on the store date (12/5), please contact Laurie Hancer at 612.767.2267 or As a reminder, in an effort to keep our community safe, we are requiring all in-person volunteers to be fully vaccinated.

MOCW Coat & Mitten Drive
November 1 through December 15.
Donate new non-handmade mittens, hats, scarves, warm boots, and coats of all sizes for those who are experiencing homelessness. Donations can be dropped off at either campus.

Thanksgiving Gifts

Please consider giving a financial gift to our Thanksgiving Fund that supports local and global hunger initiatives.

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