Apr
02
April 02
Sunday 9:00 AM
5th Sunday in Lent:
~ Sermon: Pastor Lose
~ Music: Cathedral & Senior Choirs; Linda Berger & Lisa Lozito, keyboard duets
~ Communion: 8:30am & during the 11am service
~ Sunday Church School: 9,10,11
~ The Way: 9,10,11
~ Nursery: 9,10,11
West: Sanctuary
Apr
02
April 02
Sunday 9:00 AM
5th Sunday in Lent
~Sermon: Pastor Enoch
~Music: Cathedral & Senior Choirs, Justin Staebell, baritone
~Communion: 8:30am & 12:45pm
~Sunday Church School: 9,10,11
~The Way: 9,10,11
~Nursery: 9,10,11

Baritone Justin Staebell is a Mount Olivet member and frequent soloist. He has been seen on the concert stage performing as a baritone soloist for the Brahms Requiem, Duruflé Requiem, Mozart Requiem, St. John Passion and Bach Magnificat and has worked with the Arizona Opera company as well as the Minnesota Opera and Center City Opera. He is a two-time recipient of the Metropolitan Opera Auditions Four City District Encouragement Award. Justin earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Vocal Performance from the State University of New York at Fredonia and a Master of Music degree in Opera Performance at Arizona State University. He is currently pursuing a doctoral degree at the University of Minnesota.
Minneapolis: Main Sanctuary- Minneapolis Campus
Apr
08
April 08
Saturday 10:00 AM
Please join us in volunteering for the Easter Angel Gifts benefiting Pastor Scott's ministry (Minneapolis) and Love INC (serving eastern Carver County). We need your help in packing and delivering Angel gifts on Saturday, April 8th at either campus. Join us at West at 10am (in the Fellowship Hall) or at Minneapolis at 3:00pm (in the gym). You will be helping to assemble and/or deliver the Angel Gifts to those in need by packing a food box and making Easter baskets. We especially need delivery volunteers!
Donations are also needed for the Easter baskets. During the month of March drop off NEW items to the main office at Mpls or West narthex, please mark all items "Angel Gifts". Items needed are: picture and board books, sidewalk chalk, bubbles, kids ‘activity books, and crayons. Sign up using this link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c084ba4a62ba46-angel, starting 3/1. Come with your family, friends, confirmation class, Sunday school class, or by yourself, all are welcome!
West: Fellowship Hall
Apr
08
April 08
Saturday 3:00 PM
Please join us in volunteering for the Easter Angel Gifts benefiting Pastor Scott's ministry (Minneapolis) and Love INC (serving eastern Carver County). We need your help in packing and delivering Angel gifts on Saturday, April 8th at either campus. Join us at West at 10am (in the Fellowship Hall) or at Minneapolis at 3:00pm (in the gym). You will be helping to assemble and/or deliver the Angel Gifts to those in need by packing a food box and making Easter baskets. We especially need delivery volunteers!
Donations are also needed for the Easter baskets. During the month of March drop off NEW items to the main office at Mpls or West narthex, please mark all items "Angel Gifts". Items needed are: picture and board books, sidewalk chalk, bubbles, kids ‘activity books, and crayons.
Sign up using this link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c084ba4a62ba46-angel, starting 3/1. Come with your family, friends, confirmation class, Sunday school class, or by yourself, all are welcome!
Minneapolis: Fellowship Hall- Minneapolis
Apr
09
April 09
Sunday 9:00 AM
Palm Sunday:
~ Sermon: Pastor Bakken
~ Music: Senior, Cathedral, Chancel, Chapel, Hosanna & Alleluia Choirs; Brass
~ Communion: during all three services
~ Sunday Church School: 9,10,11
~ The Way: 9,10,11
~ Nursery: 9,10,11
West: Sanctuary
Apr
09
April 09
Sunday 9:00 AM
Palm Sunday
~Sermon: Pastor Johnson
~Music: Hosanna, All Chapel, Chancel, Alleluia, Cathedral & Senior Choirs
~Communion: 8:30am & 12:45pm
~Sunday Church School: 9,10,11
~The Way: 9,10,11
~Nursery: 9,10,11
Minneapolis: Main Sanctuary- Minneapolis Campus
Apr
16
April 16
Sunday 9:00 AM
Sunday
~Sermon:
~Music:
~Communion: 8:30am & 12:45pm
~Sunday Church School: 9,10,11
~The Way: 9,10,11
~Nursery: 9,10,11
Minneapolis: Main Sanctuary- Minneapolis Campus
Apr
23
April 23
Sunday 9:00 AM
2 Sunday of Easter
~Sermon: Pastor Johnson
~Music: Joy Bells, Chapel Choir & Parents, Senior Choir, and soloist Christine Staebell, mezzo soprano
~Communion: 8:30am & 12:45pm
~Sunday Church School: 9,10,11
~The Way: 9,10,11
~Nursery: 9,10,11

Christine Staebell, mezzo-soprano, is a Mount Olivet member and frequent soloist. She has been a soloist at numerous churches throughout the Unites States and loves performing a wide variety of music, from classical, to jazz, to contemporary. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Vocal Performance from Illinois Wesleyan University and her Master of Music degree from Arizona State University.
Minneapolis: Main Sanctuary- Minneapolis Campus
Apr
23
April 23
Sunday 9:00 AM
2nd Sunday of Easter:
~ Sermon: Pastor Kalland
~ Music: Chapel Choir & parents; Charlie Moe, tenor
~ Communion: 8:30am & during the 11am
~ Sunday Church School: 9, 10, 11am
~ The Way: 9, 10, 11am
~ Nursery: 9, 10, 11am
West: Sanctuary
Apr
30
April 30
Sunday 9:00 AM
3rd Sunday of Easter / New Member Sunday
~Sermon: Pastor MacLean
~Music: Cathedral & Senior Choirs
~Communion: 8:30am & 12:45pm
~Sunday Church School: 9,10,11
~The Way: 9,10,11
~Nursery: 9,10,11
Minneapolis: Main Sanctuary- Minneapolis Campus

Book Discussions

Parents Share -- Sharing: Is It Overrated or Misunderstood?


MPLS - Wed, April 5 through May 3, 9:30-11am, Room 394-96

 PARENTING TOPICS THAT YOU WANT TO EXPLORE. Wed 9:30-11am, April 5—May 3, Mpls, Cost: $5. Join other wonderful parents and Marilyn Sharpe, parent educator, Mount Olivet member, and 39-year facilitator of Parents Share for five weeks of learning about topics in parenting that YOU want to know about. Come to the first session ready to identify one or two topics you’d like to explore. Marilyn will kick it off with "Sharing: Is It Overrated or Misunderstood?" You are promised an engaging five weeks, celebrating what you already do well, refining your parenting techniques, learning more strategies and ideas on how to raise the children God has entrusted to your care, and receiving support for the challenges and joys of being a family. Note: Class will be in Room 394-96 April 5—26 & in the Lounge May 3.

 
 

Evening Library Book Club

MPLS - 2nd Wednesdays, 7pm, Lounge.

Mary Slinde invites you to join her and other avid readers for stimulating discussion of a wide variety of books.  Note: September meeting is at Vicki Peterson’s (612-374-1304), 5250 Penn Ave S, Mpls, MN.

March 8 - Brooklyn  by Colm Tobin
April 12 - Big Little Lies  by Liane Moriarity
May 10 - Lilac Girls  by Martha Kelley
June 14 - Dewey - The Small Town Library Cat Who Touched the World  by Vicki Myron

 

Mid-day Book Club

3rd Tuesdays, 11:30am-1pm, Room 457

Bring a lunch and join Mount Olivet librarian Chelle Urabe and others for lively discussion on a variety of books. Contact Chelle (micheleu@mtolivet.org / 612.767.2266) if you plan to attend. Bring a friend--all are welcome!

March 21 – The Nightingale  by Kristin Hannah
April 18 – The Lost Continent  by Bill Bryson
May 16 – Dinner with Edward  by Isabel Vincent
June 20  – The Little Paris Bookshop  by Nina George
July  18 – Evicted  by Matthew Desmond
August 15 – The Husband’s Secret  by Liane Moriarty
September 19  – Mrs. Sinclair’s Suitcase  by Louise Walters
October 17  – Go Set a Watchman  by Harper Lee
November  21 – A Man Called Ove  by Fredrik Backman
December  19 – 84 Charing Cross Road  by Helene Hanff