Community Outreach

Mount Olivet's Community Outreach Ministry offers a variety of programs and services, "Extending Hearts, Hands and Voices for Christ."

Questions: Jenny Nellis 612.767.2247 or Pastor MacLean 612.767.2230

Angel Gifts
Donating, assembling and delivering food, personal items, and gifts on Palm Sunday to homebound members and families in the inner-city.

Community Emergency Service
Assisting this agency in serving the needs of the inner-city poor: emergency food and housing, spiritual, family and employment counseling.

The Dignity Center
The Dignity Center provides support, opportunity and resources for people in transition as they regain stability in their lives and move towards self-sufficiency.

Hunger Task Force
Educating the congregation on world hunger; working with Community Emergency Service preparing and serving dinners. Sponsors three food drives throughout the year.

International Ministries

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Love INC
Meet needs of people in eastern Carver County through food and clothing collection and distribution, and other basic services of support.

Meals Via Wheels
Delivering hot noon meals to elderly and disabled residents of southwest Minneapolis.

On-Call Team
Collecting, sorting, and distributing clothing, food, or furniture to people in need in the metro area.

Sheridan Story Mount Olivet and Shir Tikvah partner with The Sheridan Story to provide weekend "backpack" meals to students at Green Central Elementary School who are living in "food insecurity".  Volunteer to help every Friday  to distribute food bags to children's lockers.  Sign up for as many Fridays as you can during the school year, 1-1/2 hour commitment.  

Simpson Housing Dinners
Volunteers will meet at Simpson Housing Services, located at 2740 1st Ave S in Minneapolis at 5:30pm. They prepare, serve, and clean up after the evening meal, served to approximately 150 residents of this homeless shelter. The evening usually ends around 8 or 8:30pm

VEAP (Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People)
Volunteer in food pantry, drive VEAP minivan for appointments; serves south Minneapolis, Richfield, Bloomington and Edina.