• Opera Nova's "Attila"

    Thursday, Nov. 20th @ 8pm - Opera Nova presents "Attila" - the dramatic story of Attila the Hun, written by Giuseppe Verdi.  Baritone Patrick Blackwell takes on the title role for the returning company directed by Gail Gordon. Four performances: November 13, 15, 20 &22 - 8:00pm.  $25 ($15 - students/seniors). Read More
  • November Service Project

    Bring a Frozen Turkey to the church service on  November 23rd to support the Westside Food Bank  - Help those less fortunate enjoy a Thanksgiving meal in our community!  Volunteers needed to deliver and hand out these donations at the Santa Monica Food Pantry - call church office for details!
  • weekend worship

    Mt. Olive Lutheran offers three worship services each weekend!  Come by and join us!  All welcome!
  • Please Help

    A recent fire at a storage unit facility in Venice Beach wiped out the entire inventory of donations and winter clothing for the local non-profit called SAFE PLACE FOR YOUTH  that helps homeless youth.  Winter is upon us!  Donations of warm jackets, sleeping bags, undergarments, socks, hygiene products, shirts, gloves, hats, etc. are needed!  Click below for more info. Read More
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Special Events


Celebrating Our Faith

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

  • Thanksgiving Day Worship & Dinner
    Sharing Thanks with the community 

    11:00am worship service
    12:00pm Thanksgiving meal

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Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24
Psalm 95:1-7a
Ephesians 1:15-23
Matthew 25:31-46

Readings for this weekend's
worship services
Saturday Nov. 22 @ 5pm,
Sunday Nov. 23 @ 9am & 11am

Dear God, you have been there for me, help me to be there for others, especially those most dear to you, the poor, the hungry and those in prison.  I am yours, Christ Jesus, use me for your purposes here on earth.


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
Nov 16, 2014

A God of Grace and Love

in Sermons
Sunday's Sermon - The Rev. Eric Christopher Shafer. What is your image of God? Think about that question for a minute. When you think of God, what do you picture? Many people think of God in human… READ MORE