Care Ministry

Mount Olivet Care Ministry seeks to provide opportunities and assistance for all members and their families, bringing the physical, spiritual and emotional healing of Christ to persons in need.  Whether you are interested in sharing Christ's love by becoming a volunteer or seeking help through a care ministry, Mount Olivet Church welcomes the opportunity to assist you in any way we can. 

International Ministries
Traveling to developing countries?  Any room in your suitcase?  We want you!  The International Ministry Committee has pillowcase dresses and personal hygiene kits, made by Mount Olivet members, that need to get to young people in need throughout the world.  These items are light and don't take up much space.  If you can help, we'll handle all the other details.  Please contact Jeanne Wyatt at 763.546.1516 or

Parish Nurse- Sandy Connell & Nancy Coates
Our Parish nurse's primary role is to be an advocate in matters of health and wellness for the member of Mount Olivet Lutheran Church. Home visits, hospital visits and care facilities and support groups.

Creation Care
The Mount Olivet Creation Care team promotes caring for God’s creation and serves as a resource in the areas of: worship life, education, buildings & grounds, at home & work and outreach and affiliate ministries.  Read more

Specially trained volunteers assist members who are hospitalized, bereaved, homebound, lonely, mentally ill or otherwise in crisis, provided occasional support or ongoing friendship for those in need. 

Prayer Ministry
Are you need of prayer support?  Specific requests, whether personal or for the work of the church or the world are welcome anytime.  If you or someone you know is in need of prayers and support, click here to fill out a confidential prayer request or call our prayer line at 612.920.2770. read more

Link Callers
Designed to provide a telephone link between a Mount Olivet volunteer and a parishioner who may be lonely, elderly, homebound, infirm, mentally ill, or for some other reason may benefit from regular telephone contact with an active volunteer.

Services of Healing & Remembrance
Special services are held throughout the year for members and friends to honor.

Educational & Wellness Events
Growth in spiritual development and continuing education are important parts of Mount Olivet's commitment to providing ongoing care for its members and community.

Volunteer Ministry
Volunteer opportunities provide a meaningful way to live out your Christian faith.  Whether you are able to volunteer on a regular or occasional basis, Mount Olivet Church provides many ways to live out your faith through meaningful and purposeful volunteer opportunities. 

Support Ministries- providing ongoing support and assistance for the work of Mount Olivet Church and its affiliates

Community Outreach Ministries- providing support within our local and global community to share in God's work with our hands, helping those in need.

Homebound Ministry 
Homebound members that are unable to come to church on a regular basis can receive homebound communion, occasional caregiver visits or attend special events designed for homebound members at their church.  read more.

Pastor On-Call
Mount Olivet has a dedicated Pastor on-call to serve members in times of need 24 hours a day- 7 days a week.  Members should contact the main phone number of 612.926.7651 for information on the Pastor on call.

Prayer Shawl Ministry
Participants set aside time each day to pray for specific requests, whether they are personal, for the work of the church or the world.  Read more.

Counseling Services 
A variety of counseling services are available for members and non-members at various locations throughout the twin cities..

New Baby Ministry
A special outreach ministry program to acknowledge and join in the celebration of the birth or adoption of a baby by bringing well wishes and support to young families.