Youth Programs and Ministry - Pre-K (3-5 years)

Mount Olivet Church offers a variety of programs for children and youth of all ages.  If you have questions regarding youth ministry, please contact a member of the youth ministry team or call the church office at 612.926.7651 for additional information regarding programs at either of our campus locations.

Sunday Church School

The Sunday Church School adventure integrates learning through Bible stories, faith formation and service projects. Each week we build on the fundamentals of faith, learning about the stories in the Bible and God’s love for us through storytelling, crafts and dramatic play. We welcome all children who will be at least three years old by the September 1.

Click here for more about Sunday Church School, class times and contact information. 

Vacation Bible School

Summer offers the perfect time for some of our youngest friends a chance to grow in their faith and make new friends through Vacation Bible School. Together we explore God’s great world and learn Bible stories, create crafts, play games and activities, and sing songs in a special 4-day summer adventure.  Available at both campuses.

Mount Olivet Preschool

Mount Olivet Preschool provides a nurturing, loving environment for 40 children. We believe in offering a social experience, with Christian influence, where children can safely develop their own interests and abilities. Our certified teachers help build confidence and skills during creative and free play, group times and physical activity. Call anytime to be put on our registration mailing list or click here.

Go to Mount Olivet's Preschool page

Children's & Family Ministry Events

Whether it is through special Advent family outing, a father-daughter square dance or summer service program, fun-filled, faith-building events are held throughout the year.

Cherub Choir

Through singing and musical games, these very young singers begin their choir experience in an atmosphere where they are recognized and loved as children of God, and an important part of our church family.

Find out more about Cherub Choir Minneapolis Campus
Find out more about Cherub Choir West Campus

April 20
Please worship together as a family.
Minneapolis and West Campus
May 03
Saturday 4:15 PM
Grandparents, parents, and children: join us for an evening of creativity, food, and family fellowship! We begin at each campus and travel together to Paint Your Plate, where fun and energetic staff will help your family DESIGN a beautiful ceramic piece together. Families will have the option to purchase additional items. While wrapping up our masterpieces, we will DINE on a catered dinner from Noodles & Company, including sides and beverages. Our evening will conclude with a trip down the block for DESSERT at Yogurt Lab, where we will create edible works of art from their selection of yogurts and toppings! Cost: $50 for 2 family members. $15 for each additional family member. Includes family craft, Noodles & Company dinner, Yogurt Lab dessert, and transportation. Transportation: West: Meet at 4:15pm/return by 8:00pm. Minneapolis: Meet at 4:30pm/return by 7:45pm. Contact: or 612.767.228
Minneapolis and West Campus
May 18
Thank you for a wonderful year!
Both Campuses
June 07
Saturday 11:30 AM
Get outside and enjoy the beauty of Lake Harriet with the Children's and Family Ministry Team and guest presenters from Calhoun Cycle! We will meet at the Lake Harriet Bandshell on Saturday, June 7 at 11:30am for a 3-mile bike ride around beautiful Lake Harriet. Before we set-out, special guests from the Calhoun Cycle bike shop will help with simple tune-ups, answer questions about sizing and bike maintenance, and speak about bike safety! After biking, we will have a picnic lunch at the Lake Harriet Bandshell. Water and a cooler to store your lunches will be provided. After lunch, families are welcome to join us for an optional ride 3-mile ride around connecting Lake Calhoun. We will return to the Lake Harriet Bandshell at approximately 2:15pm. No Cost: Bring your bikes and pack a lunch! Helmets recommended for all participants. Subject to weather cancellation. Contact: Jeff Larson 612.767.2284
Meet at Lake Harriet Bandshell
June 09
Monday 9:00 AM
God's Kids Sing! is a fun-filled creative arts camp for children entering 1st through 6th grade. Every day participants will have a blast singing, moving, and making awesome art projects in sessions lead by professional educators and enthusiastic high school counselors. Bring a school friend and make some new ones - God's Kids Sing! is tons of fun for everyone! Cost: $170.00
Minneapolis Campus