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    Mt. Olive Lutheran Church -  A church for the whole community in Santa Monica, California
  • Mission Quilts

    Thursday - 10am to 1pm - Join the Mt. Olive Samaritan Sewers and help sew Mission Quilts for Lutheran World Relief.  These quilts are shipped around the world to people in need, and used as baby carriers, food sachels, sunshades, shawls and much more! Meets every 1st and 4th Thursday a month - bring a sack lunch - no experience neccessary! Read More
  • weekend worship

    Mt. Olive Lutheran offers three worship services each weekend!  Come by and join us!  All welcome!
  • The New Chamber Ensemble

    Sunday, October 26 - 3:00pm - Join us for the Gala Concert of the New Chamber Ensemble, under the direction of Mandy Fey & Norma LaTuchie.  Don't miss this uplifting concert connecting community, culture, and artistic excellence.  Admission by donation. Read More
  • Rose Parade float decorating

    Sign up now to join Mt. Olive to help decorate the Lutheran Hour Ministries float for the Tournament of Roses Parade!  We will carpool to Pasadena on December 13th and join other "Petal Pusher" volunteers for this amazing annual activity.  Sign up in the Mt. Olive office. Read More
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Special Events


Celebrating Our Faith

Come share our commitments of worship, service, education, support, and the arts!

  • First Communion Class
    Nov. 1st - 9:30 to 11:30am
    All Children are welcome to participate in the First Communion Class with their parents. Please pre-register at 310-452-1116.  First Communion offered on Saturday & Sunday services.
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Jeremiah 31:31-34
Psalm 46
Romans 3:19-28
John 8:31-36

Readings for this weekend's
worship services
Saturday Oct. 25 @ 5pm,
Sunday Oct. 26 @ 9am & 11am

Surround us dear God
with your holy thoughts,
be with us and help free us from selfish thoughts and actions as we open our hearts up to the needs of others.
In the name of Christ we pray.



You & Your Family

At Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, we freely accept one another, just as God freely accepts each of us. We celebrate the diversity of our congregation and are home to different ethnic backgrounds and personal identity.  Mt. Olive offers families and individuals many enriching experiences: youth groups, bible studies, community service, arts, music and inspiring sermons. Come join us!


pastorEric aug2014
Oct 19, 2014

You’re Gonna Have To Serve Somebody

in Sermons
Sunday's Sermon - The Rev. Eric Christopher Shafer. Reading this week’s Gospel lesson from St. Matthew, I kept hearing Bob Dylan’s song, “Gotta Serve Somebody,” in my head: “You may be an ambassador… READ MORE