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Weekly Bulletin February 16th

Weekly Bulletin February 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 bulletin Click...


Funeral Sermon for Ruth Ermel a Celebration of Her Life in Jesus / Wednesday February 12th 2014

Funeral Sermon for Ruth Ermel a Celebration of Her Life in Jesus / Wednesday February 12th 2014

Posted in 2014 / Epiphany / Funeral Sermons / Pastor Ted Giese / ^Matthew

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Matthew 16:13-20 / Ruth Ermel Funeral Sermon a Celebration of Her Life in Jesus / Wednesday February 12th 2014   Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man...


Sunday School Parent Connection:  Sun. Feb 9

Sunday School Parent Connection: Sun. Feb 9

Posted in Children / Sunday School

Mount Olive's Sunday School Parent Connection A partnership between teachers and parents to educating our children and nourishing their spiritual growth!   SAVED BY GRACE:  JESUS DYING ON THE CROSS FOR US Today's message was all about Our Savior's gift of Grace.  With Valentine's Day...


Installation Sermon For Pastor Tim Richholt at Wetaskiwin, Alberta / February 9th, 2014 / Pastor Terry Defoe

Installation Sermon For Pastor Tim Richholt at Wetaskiwin, Alberta / February 9th, 2014 / Pastor Terry Defoe

  Our sermon text this afternoon is found in Second Corinthians, chapter 2. I’m reading verses 1 through 5. The Apostle Paul says:   1…When I came to you, I did not come with eloquence or human wisdom as I proclaimed to you the testimony about God. 2 For I resolved to know nothing while...


Book Of The Month For February 2014: How Can I Help? God's Calling For Kids

Book Of The Month For February 2014: How Can I Help? God's Calling For Kids

Posted in 2014 / Book of the Month / Children

Book Of The Month For February 2014: How Can I Help? God's Calling For Kids "How Can I Help? God's Calling For Kids" by Moerbe, Mary J. Overview  God sends people to help in little ways and big ways. He calls all of us to love and to serve others, to help however we can no matter how old...


12 Years a Slave (2013) Directed by: Steve McQueen - Movie Review

12 Years a Slave (2013) Directed by: Steve McQueen - Movie Review

12 Years a Slave (2013) Directed by: Steve McQueen. Writer: John Ridley (screenplay), Solomon Northup, David Wilson (Book) Stars:  Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Brad Pitt, Adepero Oduye Runtime: 134 min Rated 14A (Canada), Rated R (MPAA) for violence/cruelty,...


Psalm 29 Sermon From February 2014 Prayer Service - All cry, “Glory!”

Psalm 29 Sermon From February 2014 Prayer Service - All cry, “Glory!”

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Prayer Service Wednesday February 5th 2014 / Psalm 29   Ascribe to the LORD, O heavenly beings,                    ascribe to the LORD glory and strength.           Ascribe to the LORD the glory due His name;                    worship...


Weekly Bulletin February 9th

Weekly Bulletin February 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 bulletin Click...


Sermon / Feb 2, 2014 / 2 Corinthians 8:1-2 / Free & Joyous Response Part One / Macedonian Grace / Pastor Terry Defoe

Sermon / Feb 2, 2014 / 2 Corinthians 8:1-2 / Free & Joyous Response Part One / Macedonian Grace / Pastor Terry Defoe

  1And now, fellow believers, we want you to know about the grace that God has given the Macedonian churches. 2Out of the most severe trial, their overflowing joy and their extreme poverty welled up in rich generosity.   This morning, we begin a four-week journey of learning and...


Sunday School Parent Connection:  Sun. Feb. 2

Sunday School Parent Connection: Sun. Feb. 2

Posted in Children / Sunday School

Mount Olive's Sunday School Parent Connection A partnership between teachers and parents to educating our children and nourishing their spiritual growth!   OUR BODIES ARE TEMPLES OF THE HOLY SPIRIT:  DORCAS GLORIFIES GOD Today's bible story is about Dorcas (Acts 9:36-42), a woman well...


Weekly Bulletin Feb 2nd

Weekly Bulletin Feb 2nd

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 bulletin Click...


Ruby Wolfe Funeral Sermon / January 29, 2014 / Psalm 46

Ruby Wolfe Funeral Sermon / January 29, 2014 / Psalm 46

My message this afternoon is based on these words from Psalm 46 – one of Ruby’s favorite Psalms. The Psalmist says: 1 God is our refuge and strength – an ever-present help in trouble. 2 Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way, and the mountains fall into the heart of...


Sermon January 26, 2014/Vicar James Preus/ The Light of Jesus Conquers the Tyrants of Darkness/Matthew 4:12-17

Sermon January 26, 2014/Vicar James Preus/ The Light of Jesus Conquers the Tyrants of Darkness/Matthew 4:12-17

      12 Now when he heard that John had been arrested, he withdrew into Galilee. 13 And leaving Nazareth he went and lived in Capernaum by the sea, in the territory of Zebulun and Naphtali, 14 so that what was spoken by the prophet Isaiah might be fulfilled: 15 “The land of Zebulun and...


Sunday School Parent Connection:  Sun. Jan. 26

Sunday School Parent Connection: Sun. Jan. 26

Posted in Children / Sunday School

Mount Olive's Sunday School Parent Connection A partnership between teachers and parents to educating our children and nourishing their spiritual growth!   JESUS CALLS THE 12 DISCIPLES Today in Sunday School the lesson was about Jesus calling the first disciples as recorded in...


Weekly Bulletin Jan 26th

Weekly Bulletin Jan 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 bulletin Click...


Nebraska (2013) Directed by: Alexander Payne - Movie Review

Nebraska (2013) Directed by: Alexander Payne - Movie Review

Listen to interviews about films from a Christian perspective with Pastors Ted Giese and Todd Wilken on IssuesEtc.org. Click the banner to hear the radio interview. IssuesEtc where Christianity meets culture. Nebraska (2013) Directed by: Alexander Payne. Writer: Bob Nelson. Stars:...


Sunday School Parent Connection:  Jan. 19, 2014

Sunday School Parent Connection: Jan. 19, 2014

Posted in Children / Sunday School

  JOHN THE BAPTIST Today in Sunday School, we reviewed what we know about John the Baptist from Matthew 3:1–12. As John pointed to Jesus as the Lamb of God, so our pastors point us to this same Jesus, who grants us forgiveness, life, and salvation.  Ask your children what they learned...


Surprising words from John the Baptizer / Second Sunday After Epiphany / January 19th 2014 / John 1:29-42  / Rev. Ted A. Giese

Surprising words from John the Baptizer / Second Sunday After Epiphany / January 19th 2014 / John 1:29-42 / Rev. Ted A. Giese

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Second Sunday After Epiphany / January 19th 2014 / John 1:29-42 ESV             The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world! This is He of whom I said, ‘After me comes...


Weekly Bulletin Jan 19th

Weekly Bulletin Jan 19th

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 bulletin Click...


Sunday School Parent Connection - Jan. 12, 2014

Sunday School Parent Connection - Jan. 12, 2014

Posted in Children / Sunday School

Mount Olive's Sunday School Parent Connection A partnership between teachers and parents to educating our children and nourishing their spiritual growth!   THE BAPTISM OF JESUS The Bible story taught in Sunday School today was The Baptism of Jesus.  Jesus' Baptism affected the...