Mount Olive is A Member Congregation of Lutheran Church-Canada
Construction of a 10,000 square foot addition began in spring of 1989, and on January 14th, 1990, the building was dedicated to the glory of God. At that time, the Congregation began a church growth strategy called "The Master's Plan."
“Proclaiming the Gospel and equipping God’s people.”
Proclaiming the Gospel by:
Equipping people by:
† Teaching God’s Word
† Encouraging people to use their spiritual gifts in service to
God and others.
† Building a strong worship and faith community
Our Foundational Values
Biblical & Confessional Grounding
† All of our efforts are firmly grounded in God’s Word and the Lutheran Confessions.
Witnessing & Outreach
† We believe that local outreach and world missions is the primary purpose of the church as outlined in the “great commission”
† We seek to incorporate people into the family of God.
Mount Olive Lutheran Church is a faith community in which all of God’s people:
† Worship and serve the Lord in harmony
† Minister to others
† Pray and learn together
† Bring others into a saving relationship with Christ
Openness to New Ideas
† We believe it is important to be relevant, learn from others and gather new ideas about what is successful in other church cultures.
† We believe it is important to seek, develop and mentor both professional and lay leadership.
† We seek to foster and strengthen fellowship and develop a sense of community and family through caring and supportive relationships
† We believe it is important to bring groups together with shared interests and to foster acceptance of diversity between groups within our congregation.
Vibrant & Fulfilling (Passionate) Worship
† We believe that passionate worship is biblically sound, heart felt and expressed in a way that is meaningful for the individual.
† We are open to both contemporary and traditional worship styles.
Open Communication and Dialogue
† We will seek to establish and foster open communication within our congregation and create a safe and trusting environment where people are willing and able to express their ideas in a respectful manner.
† Our leadership will share information with the congregation, involve them in the decision making process, act on input received and provide needed follow up.
Needs Based Ministries
† We will seek to discover the needs of the groups we serve.
† Our services, programs and activities will be based on these identified needs.
† We believe in faithful stewardship and maintenance of our facility for the purpose of enabling ministry. Our facility is a means to an end, not an end in itself.