• Welcome

    Mt. Olive Lutheran Church -  A church for the whole community in Santa Monica, California
  • A week of fun and inspiration for kids!

    Each summer Mt. Olive hosts Vacation Bible Camp - led by our youth director and the counselors from Lutheran Retreats, Camps and Conferences. Its is a wonderful week of singing, drama, Bible study, water play, eating, dancing, praying, crafts, loving and being loved. $115 fee. Scholarships available. Sign up now! Read More
  • The Installation of the Reverend Eric C. Shafer

    Congratulations to The Reverend Eric C. Shafer! Installed as Senior Pastor of Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in Santa Monica!
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Special Events


Celebrating Our Faith

Come share our commitments of worship, service, education, support, and the arts!

Medical Relief Fund -
Mt. Olive has a small fund kept to assist folks in meeting emergency medical needs. The fund needs replenishment. If you'd like to make a contribution toward helping those in need with emergency medical funds, your gift would be greatly appreciated. Please mark your check "Medical Relief Fund." If you have more questions, please speak with Pastor Eric.


Readings for Sunday
August 3, 2014

Isaiah 55:1-5
Psalm 145:8-9, 14-21
Romans 9:1-5
Matthew 14:13-21



"You open wide your hand
and satisfy the desire of
every living thing."

Psalm 145:16


You & Your Family

At Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, we freely accept one another, just as God freely accepts each of us. We celebrate the diversity of our congregation and are home to different ethnic backgrounds and personal identity.  Mt. Olive offers families and individuals many enriching experiences: youth groups, bible studies, community service, arts, music and inspiring sermons. Come join us!


Jul 27, 2014

God is Good, All the Time, All the Time, God is Good

in Sermons
Sunday's Sermon - The Rev. Eric Christopher Shafer. Today’s second reading includes two of my favorite verses in the entire Bible, perhaps my favorite Bible verses: “We know that all things work… READ MORE