Christmas Share is Dec 4

This year, our Sunday School classes continue our tradition of sharing Christmas with local families in need. Students 3 years to 4th grade partner with a local family and are requested to bring their new or gently-used wrapped and labeled gifts to class on Sun 12/4. Students in 5th & 6th grade are supporting Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People (VEAP) and are requested to bring a new game / toy or gift card ($15 maximum) to class on Sun 12/4. Thank you!


Children’s Christmas Program

Sat 12/10 10am, Mpls & West Campuses. Featuring: Cherub, Alleluia, and Hosanna Choirs, and the instrumental ensemble Joyful Noise! Their sweet voices and joy-filled faces proclaim the good news that “Christ is born!”


MLK Day Away (1st-6th Gr)

Mon 1/16 8:30am-4:30pm, Mount Olivet Conference & Retreat Center (Bus from Mpls & West). No school? No problem! Come and hang out with your church friends! We have a great day of swimming, sledding, and all sorts of crazy fun planned for you. Cost: $40 includes activities and lunch.


Ongoing C&FM Programs

Babygarten (Infants to 3yrs & Caregivers) Mpls Campus. A weekly faith-based program that provides pre-literacy skills for children in a faith-focused environment. Facilitator: AMY PORTHAN, early childhood educator and nursery coordinator. Register:

Baptism Class: “We Bring this Child” 3rd Sun, West Lounge 8am, Mpls Bride’s Dressing Rm 9am. Register 1wk in advance: Lisa Bue 612.767.2249

Child Care / Mount Olivet Day Services (6wks-5yrs) Mount Olivet Day Services, licensed by the Department of Human Services, provides a unique intergenerational experience. Children have opportunities to interact and have fun with participants of the Mount Olivet Day Services adult program and residents living at Mount Olivet Home and Mount Olivet Careview Home. Contact: Allison Lewis 612.861.8812.

Introduction to Infant Massage This is personal, one-session, by-appointment class taught by Donna Teien, R.N., Certified Infant Massage Instructor. Benefits include strengthening of the respiratory, digestive, and regulatory systems, better sleep, physical comfort, bonding, and trust. Cost: Optional donation. Contact: Carol Throntveit 612.767.2246

Library Families are invited to check out books, DVDs, music, and more at our libraries! Our Mpls Campus Library also features a fish tank and small group work spaces. Contact: Librarian Chelle Urabe 612.767.2266

Musikgarten (Infants to 3yrs & Caregivers) Mpls Campus. Experience the benefits of music and movement in the development of your child. Registration: Parents Share Wed 9:30-11am, Mpls Rm 394. Join MARILYN SHARPE, Mount Olivet member and parent educator, and other parents for great conversation and book discussions 3 times a year. No cost. Childcare available, register in nursery.