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Do You Come to Jesus? or Does Jesus Comes to You?: First Sunday in Advent - Mark 11:1-10

Do You Come to Jesus? or Does Jesus Comes to You?: First Sunday in Advent - Mark 11:1-10

Do You Come to Jesus? or Does Jesus Comes to You?: First Sunday in Advent - Mark 11:1-10 / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Mount Olive Lutheran Church Now when they drew near to Jerusalem, to Bethphage and Bethany, at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two of His disciples and said to them, “Go into...


Sermon / November 30, 2014 / Lipton, SK / 1 Cor 1 / Pastor Terry Defoe / Enriched in Every Way

Sermon / November 30, 2014 / Lipton, SK / 1 Cor 1 / Pastor Terry Defoe / Enriched in Every Way

4 I always thank my God for you because of his grace given you in Christ Jesus. 5 For in him you have been enriched in every way—with all kinds of speech and with all knowledge— 6 God thus confirming our testimony about Christ among you. 7 Therefore you do not lack any spiritual gift as you...


Weekly Bulletin November 30th

Weekly Bulletin November 30th

Posted in 2014 / Weekly Bulletin

Each Week Mount Olive produces a bulletin with information about upcoming events, activities and opportunities around the church and circuit. To check this week’s...


The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014) Directed by Francis Lawrence - Movie Review

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014) Directed by Francis Lawrence - Movie Review

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014) Directed by: Francis Lawrence Writers: Danny Strong, Peter Craig (Screen Play), Suzanne Collins (Novel) Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Donald Sutherland, Julianne Moore, Joshua Hutcherson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Run Time: 123 min Rated: PG (Canada)...


Sermon / November 23, 2014 / Pastor Terry Defoe / Our Gracious King / Matthew 25

Sermon / November 23, 2014 / Pastor Terry Defoe / Our Gracious King / Matthew 25

31 “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit on his glorious throne. 32 All the nations will be gathered before him… (N.I.V.) Our sermon text for this last Sunday of the church year – the one we call Christ the King Sunday – describes Jesus’ return...


Funeral Sermon for Sara Turnquist / Saturday 22nd 2014

Funeral Sermon for Sara Turnquist / Saturday 22nd 2014

Funeral Sermon for Sara Turnquist / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / John 10:14-18, 27-30  / Nov 22nd 2014       [Jesus says] "I am the Good Shepherd. I know My own and My own know Me, just as the Father knows Me and I know the Father; and I lay down My life for the sheep....


Book of the Month for November 2014:  The Songs of Christmas - Arch Books

Book of the Month for November 2014: The Songs of Christmas - Arch Books

Posted in 2014 / Book of the Month / Children / Christmas / family

The Songs of Christmas - Arch Books by Clark, Lisa M. 2014/16 Pages This book retells the Christmas story through the songs found in the Bible: Mary’s Song: The Magnificat, the song of the angels’ announcement to the shepherds, Simeon’s Song of Praise when Jesus is presented in the temple...


November Pop Culture and the Bible, Bible Study: Pocahontas & The Hunchback of Notre Dame

November Pop Culture and the Bible, Bible Study: Pocahontas & The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Posted in 2014 / Bible Study / Pastor Ted Giese / Youth/Young Adults

Saturday November 22nd 4pm - 9:30pm What Is: Pop Culture And The Bible, Bible Study? It's an opportunity for Youth/Young Adults to practice putting their faith to work while looking at pop culture. We generally watch movies and then explore how Scripture intersects with what we've watched....


Sermon / Pastor Terry Defoe / Nov 16, 2014 / Matthew 25 / Talents

Sermon / Pastor Terry Defoe / Nov 16, 2014 / Matthew 25 / Talents

A man going on a journey called his servants and entrusted his property to them. To one, he gave five talents of money, to another, two talents, and to ano­ther, one talent, each according to his ability. Then he went on his journey. (N.I.V.) Living the Christian life means receiving from...


Funeral Sermon For Helen Harlos / Friday November 14th 2014

Funeral Sermon For Helen Harlos / Friday November 14th 2014

Helen Edith Harlos Funeral Sermon / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Revelation 21:1-6            Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more. And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down...


Funeral Sermon For Walter Huber / Thursday November 13th 2014

Funeral Sermon For Walter Huber / Thursday November 13th 2014

Walter Oscar Huber Funeral Sermon / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / John 14:1-7 / November 13th 2014 Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in Me. In My Father's house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a...


Weekly Bulletin November 16th

Weekly Bulletin November 16th

Posted in 2014 / Weekly Bulletin

Each Week Mount Olive produces a bulletin with information about upcoming events, activities and opportunities around the church and circuit. To check this week’s...


Interstellar (2014) Directed by Christopher Nolan - Movie Review

Interstellar (2014) Directed by Christopher Nolan - Movie Review

Interstellar (2014) Directed by: Christopher Nolan Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Michael Caine, Mackenzie Foy, Jessica Chastain, Ellen Burstyn, John Lithgow Run Time: 169 min Rated: PG (Canada) PG-13 (MPAA) for some intense perilous action...


O Lord - Be Not Far From Me - Psalm 38 Sermon From November Prayer Service

O Lord - Be Not Far From Me - Psalm 38 Sermon From November Prayer Service

"O Lord - Be Not Far From Me" / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wed November 5th 2014: Season of Pentecost, Psalm 38.           O LORD, rebuke me not in Your anger,                    nor discipline me in Your wrath!           For Your arrows have sunk...


Hope in Death - Asleep in Christ: Twenty-Second Sunday After Pentecost - 1st Thessalonians 4:13-18

Hope in Death - Asleep in Christ: Twenty-Second Sunday After Pentecost - 1st Thessalonians 4:13-18

Hope in Death - Asleep in Christ: Twenty-Second Sunday After Pentecost - 1st Thessalonians 4:13-18 / Pastor Ted Giese / Mount Olive Lutheran Church But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope. For since...


10 Movies That ... Deal With Stealing - 7th Commandment

10 Movies That ... Deal With Stealing - 7th Commandment

Reformation Rush Hour So you like movies? Here's a list of 10 movies that deal with stealing. Listen to Pastors Ted Giese and Craig Donofrio talk about their picks on the Reformation Rush Hour program on KFUOam radio. Also these 2 lists of 5 movies are not necessarily always going to...


Weekly Bulletin November 9th

Weekly Bulletin November 9th

Posted in 2014 / Weekly Bulletin

Each Week Mount Olive produces a bulletin with information about upcoming events, activities and opportunities around the church and circuit. To check this week’s...


Called Children of God: All Saints Day (Observed) - 1 John 3:1-3 / Pastor Ted Giese

Called Children of God: All Saints Day (Observed) - 1 John 3:1-3 / Pastor Ted Giese

Called Children of God: All Saints Day (Observed) - 1 John 3:1-3 / Sunday November 2nd 2014 / Pastor Ted Giese See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know...


Sermon / October 26th, 2014 / By Grace Alone / Romans 3:20-22 / Pastor Terry Defoe

Sermon / October 26th, 2014 / By Grace Alone / Romans 3:20-22 / Pastor Terry Defoe

20 … no one will be declared righteous in his sight by observing the law; rather, through the law we become conscious of sin. 21But now a righteousness from God, apart from law, has been made known… 22This righteousness from God comes through faith in Jesus Christ… (N.I.V)  On October...


Weekly Bulletin October 26th

Weekly Bulletin October 26th

Posted in 2014 / Weekly Bulletin

Each Week Mount Olive produces a bulletin with information about upcoming events, activities and opportunities around the church and circuit. To check this week’s...