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Romans 1 / Sermon from Sunday December 22nd / Advent 4 / Mission Letter

Romans 1 / Sermon from Sunday December 22nd / Advent 4 / Mission Letter

Posted in 2013 / Advent / Audio Sermons / Missions / Pastor Ted Giese / Sermons / ^Romans

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Advent 4 2013 / Romans 1:1-7   Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God, which He promised beforehand through His prophets in the holy Scriptures, concerning His Son, who was descended...


Weekly Bulletin Dec 22nd

Weekly Bulletin Dec 22nd

Posted in 2013 / 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...


The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) Directed By: Peter Jackson - Movie Review

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) Directed By: Peter Jackson - 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. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) Directed by: Peter Jackson...


Sermon December 15, 2013/ Vicar James Preus/ Jesus Gives Us A New Identity/ Matthew 11:2-15

Sermon December 15, 2013/ Vicar James Preus/ Jesus Gives Us A New Identity/ Matthew 11:2-15

Posted in 2013 / Advent / Audio Sermons / Sermons / Vicar James Preus / ^Matthew

And when John heard in prison of the works of Christ, he sent by means of his disciples 3and said to him “Are you the Coming One or should we expect another?  4And Jesus answered and said to them, “Go and report to John what you hear and see.  5The blind regain their sight and the lame...


Weekly Bulletin Dec 15th

Weekly Bulletin Dec 15th

Posted in 2013 / 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...


Book of The Month for December 2013: When Was Jesus Really Born? Early Christianity, the Calendar, and the Life of Jesus

Book of The Month for December 2013: When Was Jesus Really Born? Early Christianity, the Calendar, and the Life of Jesus

Posted in 2013 / Book of the Month

Book of The Month for December 2013: When Was Jesus Really Born? Early Christianity, the Calendar, and the Life of Jesus About the Book When was Jesus born?  When did he die and rise from the grave?  What does the timing of these events have to do with Christian theology and practice for...


My Church: Visit Mount Olive - I do sincerely believe you will feel blessed as a result - Valiera Lawson

My Church: Visit Mount Olive - I do sincerely believe you will feel blessed as a result - Valiera Lawson

Dear Friends, My husband and I began attending Mount Olive Lutheran Church over two years ago.  We feel very blessed that the Holy Spirit has led us here.  Each time we attend services, we feel fed and nourished by the Word of God.  Our ministers, Pastor Terry Defoe, Pastor Ted Giese, and...


Sermon December 8, 2013 Endurance & Encouragement Romans 15:4

Sermon December 8, 2013 Endurance & Encouragement Romans 15:4

Posted in 2013 / Audio Sermons / Pastor Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^Romans

  4 For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope. (New International Version®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011)   We have come to the second...


Weekly Bulletin Dec 8th

Weekly Bulletin Dec 8th

Posted in 2013 / 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...


The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012), Extended Edition (2013) Directed by: Peter Jackson - Movie Review

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012), Extended Edition (2013) Directed by: Peter Jackson - 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.   The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012), Extended Edition (2013) Directed...


Psalm 27 Sermon From December 2013 Advent Prayer Service - Wait for the LORD

Psalm 27 Sermon From December 2013 Advent Prayer Service - Wait for the LORD

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Advent Prayer Service Wednesday December 4th 2013 / Psalm 27             The LORD is my light and my salvation;                    whom shall I fear?           The LORD is the stronghold of my life;                    of whom shall I...


Sermon December 1, 2013/ Vicar James Preus/ Jesus Comes To Save Us/ Matthew 21:1-11

Sermon December 1, 2013/ Vicar James Preus/ Jesus Comes To Save Us/ Matthew 21:1-11

Posted in 2013 / Advent / Sermons / Vicar James Preus / ^Matthew

Now when they drew near to Jerusalem and came to Bethphage, to the Mount of Olives, then Jesus sent two disciples, 2 saying to them, “Go into the village in front of you, and immediately you will find a donkey tied, and a colt with her. Untie them and bring them to me. 3 If anyone says anything...


Weekly Bulletin Dec 1st

Weekly Bulletin Dec 1st

Posted in 2013 / 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...


The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) Directed by: Francis Lawrence - Movie Review

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) Directed by: Francis Lawrence - Movie Review

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) Directed by: Francis Lawrence Written by: Simon Beaufoy, Michael Arndt (screenplay), Suzanne Collins (book) Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Donald Sutherland, Philip Seymour Hoffman Run Time: 146 min, Rated...


Sermon - November 24th, 2013 - How Goes the Battle? - Malachi 3:14-15

Sermon - November 24th, 2013 - How Goes the Battle? - Malachi 3:14-15

14 “You have said, ‘It is futile to serve God. What do we gain by carrying out his requirements and going about like mourners before the Lord Almighty? 15 But now we call the arrogant blessed. Certainly evildoers prosper, and even when they put God to the test, they get away with it.’”...


Looking for a CFL friendly congregation this Grey Cup Sunday?

Looking for a CFL friendly congregation this Grey Cup Sunday?

Posted in 2013 / Event / News

Looking for a CFL friendly congregation this Grey Cup Sunday? In town for the Grey Cup? Come join us at Mount Olive Lutheran Church this Sunday morning. Wear your CFL team gear,  many of our members frequently wear their Rider's gear on game days during the regular season and will be...


Weekly Bulletin November 24th

Weekly Bulletin November 24th

Posted in 2013 / 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...


Luke 21 Sermon From Sunday Nov. 17th Jesus is Your Redemption

Luke 21 Sermon From Sunday Nov. 17th Jesus is Your Redemption

Posted in 2013 / Audio Sermons / Pastor Ted Giese / Pentecost / Sermons / ^Luke

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Sunday November 17th 2013 / Luke 21:5-28 / "Jesus is Your Redemption"   And while some were speaking of the temple, how it was adorned with noble stones and offerings, [Jesus] said, “As for these things that you see, the days will come...


Thor The Dark World (2013) Directed by: Alan Taylor - Movie Review

Thor The Dark World (2013) Directed by: Alan Taylor - Movie Review

Thor: The Dark World (2013) Directed by: Alan Taylor Written by: Christopher Yost, Christopher Markus (screenplay) Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, Rene Russo, Christopher Eccleston Run Time: 112 min, Rated PG (Canada) PG-13 (MPAA) for sequences of...


Weekly Bulletin November 17th

Weekly Bulletin November 17th

Posted in 2013 / Event / 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...