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Psalm 21 Sermon From June 2013 Prayer Service “Searching for a Crown of Gold”

Psalm 21 Sermon From June 2013 Prayer Service “Searching for a Crown of Gold”

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday June 5th 2013: Season of Pentecost, Psalm 21.               O LORD, in Your strength the king rejoices,                         and in Your salvation how greatly he exults!             You have given him his...


Sermon from Sunday June 2nd 2013 / Pentecost “Prayer and the Presence of God”

Sermon from Sunday June 2nd 2013 / Pentecost “Prayer and the Presence of God”

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / June 2nd / Proper 4 in the Season of Pentecost, 1 Kings 8:22-24, 27-29, 41-43.             Then Solomon stood before the altar of the LORD in the presence of all the assembly of Israel and spread out his hands toward heaven, and said, “O...


Rev. Ted Giese Meets Mount Olive’s New Vicar, James Preus from CLTS.

Rev. Ted Giese Meets Mount Olive’s New Vicar, James Preus from CLTS.

On a very quick trip to Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary in St. Catharines Ontario (May 27th to 29th) Pastor Ted Giese met James and Theresa Preus, our new vicar and his wife! The trip was to attend the Vicarage Retreat, an opportunity to meet the vicar and go over details about his time...


Rev. Ted Giese in Edmonton For CLS Board of Regents Meetings.

Rev. Ted Giese in Edmonton For CLS Board of Regents Meetings.

Rev. Ted Giese was in Edmonton May 22nd to 25th for the Concordia Lutheran Seminary Board of Regents Meetings. The Seminary also concluded their 29th academic year with the Sacred Convocation on Friday, May 24, 2013. The Convocation was held at the Robert Tegler Student Centre, Concordia...


Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) Directed by J.J. Abrams – Movie Review

Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) Directed by J.J. Abrams – Movie Review

Click the IssuesEtc banner below to hear the radio interview. Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) Directed by: J.J. Abrams. Writers: Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, and Damon Lindelof. Stars: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Benedict Cumberbatch. Runtime: 132 min Rated PG-13 for...


Sermon from Sunday May 26th 2013 / Trinity Sunday �Wisdom and the Trinity�

Sermon from Sunday May 26th 2013 / Trinity Sunday �Wisdom and the Trinity�

Posted in 2013 / Audio Sermons / Pastor Ted Giese / Sermons

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / May 26th / Trinity Sunday, Proverbs 8: 1-4, 22-31.   “Does not wisdom call?                    Does not understanding raise her voice?           On the heights beside the way,                    at the crossroads she takes...


Catechumen Luke Weber Confirmed on Pentecost Sunday 2013

Catechumen Luke Weber Confirmed on Pentecost Sunday 2013

With Christ With us we Are Never Alone This year was a unique year; Mount Olive had a single young catechumen, Luke Weber. In 2011 we had 9, in 2012 we had 5, and next year in 2014 we'll have 13. Every year we have some adult confirmations of Baptism as well. Luke had as his confirmation...


Mount Olive Provides Grace Prayer at Queen�s 2013 Birthday Luncheon

Mount Olive Provides Grace Prayer at Queen�s 2013 Birthday Luncheon

Posted in News / 2013 / Pastor Ted Giese / Prayer

Members of Mount Olive Lutheran Church (Rod Gellner, Pauline Sesula and Rev. Ted Giese) were on hand for the Annual Queen’s Birthday Luncheon (Saturday May 18th) on the 2013 Victoria Day Long weekend. The guest speaker was the Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan, her Honour the Honourable...


Iron Man 3 (2013) Directed by Shane Black

Iron Man 3 (2013) Directed by Shane Black

Click the IssuesEtc banner below to hear the radio interview.  “Sin When it is Fully Grown Brings Forth Death”  Iron Man 3 (2013) Written and Directed by: Shane Black Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Kingsley, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce Runtime: 130 min Rated PG-13  for...


Bible Basics Class Part Four – Bible Study Resources

Bible Basics Class Part Four – Bible Study Resources

Posted in 2013 / Bible Study / Pastor Ted Giese

Tonight is the last class: (May 15th) In part four of our Bible Basics Class, We will look at various Bible study resources. This evening we'll also conclude our reading of St Paul's Letter to the Philippian Christians with chapter four. We will also review what we looked at...


Sermon from Sunday May 12th 2013 / Seventh Sunday of Easter

Sermon from Sunday May 12th 2013 / Seventh Sunday of Easter

Posted in 2013 / Audio Sermons / Easter / Pastor Ted Giese / Sermons / ^John

  Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / May 11th / Seventh Sunday of Easter Season of Easter, John 17:20-26.           “I do not ask for these only, but also for those who will believe in me through their word, that they may all be one, just as you, Father, are in me, and I in...


Funeral Sermon for Hilda Tourney / Wednesday May 8th 2013

Funeral Sermon for Hilda Tourney / Wednesday May 8th 2013

Funeral Sermon for Hilda Franziska Tourney / Wednesday May 8th 2013 / Rev. Ted Giese / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Regina,  Saskatchewan.   “Behold, what I have seen to be good and fitting is to eat and drink and find enjoyment in all the toil with which one toils under the sun the few days...


Bible Basics Class Part Three – Bible in an Hour

Bible Basics Class Part Three – Bible in an Hour

Posted in 2013 / Bible Study / Pastor Ted Giese

"Bible in an Hour" will be used again this evening (May 8th) in part three of our Bible Basics Class. We will review this overview of the central story of the Bible and conclude listening to it. If you would like to pick up your own copy of the "Bible in an Hour" programme please feel free to...


Sermon Preached at CLS Mark 10:32-45

Sermon Preached at CLS Mark 10:32-45

Concordia Lutheran Seminary Edmonton (Alberta)/ Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wed March 28th 2012: The Season of Lent Week 5. (Mark 10:32-45 ESV)               And they were on the road, going up to Jerusalem, and Jesus was walking ahead of them. And they were amazed, and those who followed were...


Sermon Preached at CLTS Nehemiah 5:1-13

Sermon Preached at CLTS Nehemiah 5:1-13

Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary (CLTS) in St. Catharines (Ontario)/ Rev. Ted A. Giese / January 29th 2013: Season of Epiphany, Nehemiah 5:1-13 Now there arose a great outcry of the people and of their wives against their Jewish brothers. For there were those who said, “With our sons...


42 (2013) Directed by Brian Helgeland

42 (2013) Directed by Brian Helgeland

Click the IssuesEtc banner below to hear the radio interview.  A Film About Faith and Baseball 42 (2013) Written and Directed by Brian HelgelandStarring: Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, Nicole Beharie and Alan TudykRuntime: 128 min Rated PG-13 for thematic elements including language.  ...


Psalm 20 Sermon From May 2013 Prayer Service

Psalm 20 Sermon From May 2013 Prayer Service

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday May 1st 2013: Season of Easter, Psalm 20. “God Save the King!”                     May the LORD answer you in the day of trouble!                    May the name of the God of Jacob protect you!           May He send you help...


New Member Sunday April 28th 2013

New Member Sunday April 28th 2013

Posted in 2013 / News / Pastor Ted Giese / Pastor Terry Defoe

Sunday April 28th Saw the Official Recognition of New Members at Mount Olive In the past year Mount Olive has brought thirty-one new members into the congregation; eleven by infant/children’s baptism, two by adult baptism, three by adult confirmation, and fifteen by transfer of membership...


Sermon from Sunday April 28th 2013 / Fifth Sunday of Easter

Sermon from Sunday April 28th 2013 / Fifth Sunday of Easter

Posted in 2013 / Audio Sermons / Easter / Pastor Ted Giese / Sermons / ^Romans

  Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Ted A. Giese / April 28th / 5th Sunday in the Season of Easter, Romans 16.             I commend to you our sister Phoebe, a servant of the church at Cenchreae, that you may welcome her in the Lord in a way worthy of the saints, and help her in whatever...


May Pop Culture and the Bible, Bible Study

May Pop Culture and the Bible, Bible Study

Posted in 2013 / Bible Study / Pastor Ted Giese / Youth/Young Adults

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. This way of thinking about media can...