Jul
22
July 22
Sunday 8:30 AM
This is for communion that takes place at either campus
Minneapolis: Serley Chapel
Jul
22
July 22
Sunday 9:00 AM
The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost
~Sermon: Pastor Lose
~Music: Justin and Christine Staebell, vocal duet
~Communion: 8:30am
~Sunday Church School: resumes in fall
~The Way: resumes in fall
~Nursery: 9 and 10am

Mount Olivet members Christine and Justin Staebell met while pursuing Vocal Performance degrees at Arizona State University. Christine is currently pursuing a PHD in Psychology at St. Mary’s University and Justin is completing a doctoral degree in music at the University of Minnesota. Both sing in the Mount Olivet Senior Choir.
West: Sanctuary
Jul
22
July 22
Sunday 9:00 AM
Ninth Sunday after Pentecost
~Sermon: Pastor MacLean
~Music: Claire Loudon, violin
~Communion: 8:30am
~Sunday Church School: resumes in fall
~The Way: resumes in fall
~Nursery: 9,10

Claire Loudon studied violin performance at the Cleveland Institute of Music and Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, UK. She has performed in festivals and concerts throughout Europe and North America. Passionate about music education, Miss Loudon maintains an active teaching studio and is a violin and viola instructor at the Mount Olivet School of Music. She currently performs with the MN Sinfonia and serves as a substitute violinist with the MN Orchestra. Claire lives in Saint Paul and enjoys collaborating with her musical family which includes a professional cellist and violist.

Minneapolis: Main Sanctuary- Minneapolis Campus
Jul
29
July 29
Sunday 8:30 AM
This is for communion that takes place at either campus
Minneapolis: Serley Chapel
Jul
29
July 29
Sunday 9:00 AM
The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost
~Sermon: Pastor Ruud
~Music: Dana Donnay, oboe
~Communion: 8:30am
~Sunday Church School: resumes in fall
~The Way: resumes in fall
~Nursery: 9 and 10am

Dana Donnay, oboe, is a graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music and also attended the University of Minnesota. She is a freelance musician who plays with many orchestras and ensembles throughout the Midwest and is a member of The Bloomington Civic Theater Orchestra, where she can be found playing flute, oboe, clarinet or saxophone. She teaches at Mount Calvary Academy of Music in Excelsior and Mount Olivet School of Music in Minneapolis.
West: Sanctuary
Jul
29
July 29
Sunday 9:00 AM
The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost
~Sermon: Pastor Lose
~Music: Diane Loudon, cello
~Communion: 8:30am
~Sunday Church School: resumes in fall
~The Way: resumes in fall
~Nursery: 9,10

Cellist Diane Loudon has appeared regularly as an orchestral musician with many professional orchestras around the country. She can be heard performing as a soloist and chamber musician around the Twin Cities and has played for such musical acts as Charlotte Church, Michael Bolton, Aretha Franklin, and Smokey Robinson. An avid pedagogue, Ms. Loudon has maintained a cello studio in the Twin Cities for over fifteen years and is currently a cello instructor at the Mount Olivet School of Music. She also serves as manager and cellist for Rosewood String Ensemble. She holds a Bachelor of Music and Master of Music in cello performance from the University of Illinois - Champaign-Urbana.
Minneapolis: Main Sanctuary- Minneapolis Campus
Aug
05
August 05
Sunday 8:30 AM
This is for communion that takes place at either campus
Minneapolis: Serley Chapel
Aug
05
August 05
Sunday 9:00 AM
The Twelvth Sunday after Pentecost
~Sermon: Pastor Lose
~Music: Brian Haase, bass
~Communion: 8:30am
~Sunday Church School: resumes in fall
~The Way: resumes in fall
~Nursery: 9 and 10am

Dramatic bass Brian Haase studied music at Northwestern College in Minneapolis and pursued his Master's Degree in Opera Performance at Rice University in Houston, Texas, where he performed various lead roles, including the title role in Mozart's Don Giovanni. He has performed several times with the Minnesota Opera, including a supporting role in the Pulitzer Prize winning opera, "Silent Night", and has been a featured oratorio soloist around the United States and Europe.
West: Sanctuary
Aug
05
August 05
Sunday 9:00 AM
The Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost
~Sermon: Pastor Helgen
~Music: Justin & Chrisine Staebell, vocal duet
~Communion: 8:30am
~Sunday Church School: resumes in fall
~The Way: resumes in fall
~Nursery: 9,10

Mount Olivet members Christine and Justin Staebell met while pursuing Vocal Performance degrees at Arizona State University. Christine is currently pursuing a PHD in Psychology at St. Mary’s University and Justin is completing a doctoral degree in music at the University of Minnesota. Both sing in the Mount Olivet Senior Choir.
Minneapolis: Main Sanctuary- Minneapolis Campus
Aug
12
August 12
Sunday 8:30 AM
This is for communion that takes place at either campus
Minneapolis: Serley Chapel

Book Discussions

Evening Library Book Club

MPLS - 2nd Wednesdays, 7pm, Library.

Mary Slinde invites you to join her and other avid readers for stimulating discussion of a wide variety of books. 

Mar 14 – Wintering by Peter Geye
Apr 11 – Once in a Blue Moon Lodge by Lorna Landvik
May 9 – Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
Jun 13 – Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Stroud

 

Mid-day Book Club

MPLS - 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!

Mar 20 – Secrets of a Charmed Life by Susan Meissner
Apr 17 – Undefeated by Steve Sheinkin
May 15 – Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance
Jun 19 – My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante



Book Discussion for Women: Before We Were Yours

MPLS - Wednesdays, April 4 - 25, 11:45am - 12:45pm, Room 392

This heart-wrenching tale based on the true-life adoption scandal perpetrated by Georgia Tann in the late 30s and early 40s, is at the same time a powerful story of sibling love and human triumph. As the Shreveport Times notes, “It’s a great book-club read, one of those books that teaches you something, gives you lots to discuss and even more to think about. . . .”Carol Throntveit facilitates.