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Sermon June 30th, 2013 -- Psalm 16 -- Safe and Secure

Sermon June 30th, 2013 -- Psalm 16 -- Safe and Secure

1 Keep me safe, my God,     for in you I take refuge. 5 Lord, you alone are my portion and my cup;     you make my lot secure. 8 I keep my eyes always on the Lord.     With him at my right hand, I will not be shaken. 11 You make known to me the path of life;     you will fill me with joy...


Sermon -- June 23, 2013 -- Galatians 3:26-28 -- Diagnosis, Prescription, Prognosis

Sermon -- June 23, 2013 -- Galatians 3:26-28 -- Diagnosis, Prescription, Prognosis

26 So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith, 27 for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ.  28 There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.  ...


Sermon June 9th, 2013 Unfinished Business Galatians 1:11-12

Sermon June 9th, 2013 Unfinished Business Galatians 1:11-12

11 I want you to know, brothers and sisters, that the gospel I preached is not of human origin. 12 I did not receive it from any man, nor was I taught it; rather, I received it by revelation from Jesus Christ.   Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011  ...


Rev. Ted Giese Meets Mount Oliveís New Vicar, James Preus from CLTS.

Rev. Ted Giese Meets Mount Oliveís 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...


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...


Sermon - May 19th, 2013 - That's the Spirit

Sermon - May 19th, 2013 - That's the Spirit

26 …the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you. (N.I.V.)   This morning, we have come to the festival of Pentecost. This morning, in our second service, we celebrate the baptism of...


Sermon -- May 5th, 2013. John 5:1-15. A Poolside Proclamation.

Sermon -- May 5th, 2013. John 5:1-15. A Poolside Proclamation.

Posted in 2013 / Audio Sermons / Easter / Pastor Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^John

    1 Some time later, Jesus went up to Jerusalem – for one of the Jewish festivals. 2 Now there is, in Jerusalem, near the Sheep Gate, a pool, which, in Aramaic, is called Bethesda,and which is surrounded by five covered colonnades. 3 Here a great number of disabled people used to...


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...


Richie Hall Speaks at Lutheran Laymenís League Fundraising Supper

Richie Hall Speaks at Lutheran Laymenís League Fundraising Supper

Saskatchewan Roughriders Defensive Coordinator Richie Hall in Support of Fair Booth Ministry Mount Olive Lutheran Church Hosted the Lutheran Layman’s League annual Fair Booth Ministries Fundraiser, Sunday April 21st. An excellent supper of pork tenderloin was made by members of the...


Sermon for April 21st, 2013. Careful Christianity.

Sermon for April 21st, 2013. Careful Christianity.

20 You know that I have not hesitated to preach anything that would be helpful to you, but have taught you publicly, and from house to house. 21 I have declared to both Jews and Greeks that they must turn to God in repentance and have faith in our Lord Jesus.   22 “And now, compelled by...


Sermon from Sunday, April 7th 2013 / Second Sunday of Easter

Sermon from Sunday, April 7th 2013 / Second Sunday of Easter

Posted in 2013 / Easter / Pastor Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^Acts

Mission Impossible?   April 7th, 2013 Acts 5:27-29 Pastor Terry Defoe, Mount Olive Lutheran Church Regina, Saskatchewan   Our sermon text this morning is found in the book of Acts in the New Testament, chapter 5. I’m reading verses 27 to 29:   27 The apostles were brought in and made...


Psalm 19 Sermon From April 2013 Prayer Service

Psalm 19 Sermon From April 2013 Prayer Service

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Terry Defoe / April 3rd 2013: Season of Easter, Psalm 19                     The heavens declare the glory of God,                         and the sky above proclaims his handiwork.                   Day to day pours out speech,...


Sermon from Sunday March 10th 2013 4th Sunday in the Season of Lent

Sermon from Sunday March 10th 2013 4th Sunday in the Season of Lent

Posted in 2013 / Lent / Pastor Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^Luke

  The Prodigal Sons Our sermon text this morning is found in Luke's Gospel, chapter 15. I'm reading the first three verses:             1 Now the tax collectors and sinners were all gathering around to hear Jesus. 2 But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law muttered, “This man...


Lenten Midweek Preaching Exchange February 19th, 2013

Lenten Midweek Preaching Exchange February 19th, 2013

Posted in 2013 / Lent / Pastor Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^Matthew

  “Friend, Why Have You Come?”  The text for my message this evening is found in Matthew’s Gospel, chapter 26. I’m reading verses 47 to 50: 47 While he was still speaking, Judas, one of the Twelve, arrived. With him was a large crowd, armed with swords and clubs, sent from the chief priests...


Sermon From Sunday February 17th 2013 / 1st Sunday In The Season Of Lent

Sermon From Sunday February 17th 2013 / 1st Sunday In The Season Of Lent

Posted in 2013 / Lent / Pastor Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^Psalms

God's Security System Pastor Terry Defoe, Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Regina, Saskatchewan, CanadaCopyright © 2013. Pastor Terry Defoe. All Rights Reserved. My message on this First Sunday in the season of Lent is based on Psalm 91. I'm reading verse 15: 15 He will call on me, and I...


Sermon from Sunday February 10th 2013 Transfiguration Sunday

Sermon from Sunday February 10th 2013 Transfiguration Sunday

Posted in 2013 / Pastor Terry Defoe / Sermons / Transfiguration / ^Mark

  Heaven Can't Wait! Mark 9:2-9 Pastor Terry Defoe, Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.Copyright © 2013. Pastor Terry Defoe. All Rights Reserved. Our sermon text on this Transfiguration Sunday is found in Mark’s Gospel, chapter 9. I'm reading verses 1 to 3: 2 After...


Sermon from Sunday January 27th 2013

Sermon from Sunday January 27th 2013

Posted in 2013 / Epiphany / Pastor Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^Luke

Hidden in Plain Sight Luke 4:16-30 (16-19) Pastor Terry Defoe, Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada Copyright © 2013. Pastor Terry Defoe. All Rights Reserved.   Our sermon text this morning is found in Luke’s Gospel, chapter 4. I’m reading verses 16 to 19:   16 He...


Sermon from Sunday January 20th 2013

Sermon from Sunday January 20th 2013

Posted in 2013 / Epiphany / Pastor Terry Defoe / Sermons / ^1 Corithians

Spiritual Gifts 1 Corinthians 12:1,4,5,7,11 Pastor Terry Defoe, Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.Copyright © 2013. Pastor Terry Defoe. All Rights Reserved. Our Bible text this morning is found in Paul's first letter to the Church at Corinth, chapter 12. The...


A very special confirmation and welcome

A very special confirmation and welcome

Posted in 2010 / News / Pastor Ted Giese / Pastor Terry Defoe

(l-r): Angelina Patterson, Rev. Ted Giese, Nathan Hubick, Rev. Terry Defoe   Confirmation - Nathan Hubick and Angelina Patterson became members of Mount Olive Lutheran Church through the Rite of Confirmation, Sunday, January 10. Nathan and Angelina took a series of classes with Rev....