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    Mt. Olive Lutheran Church -  A church for the whole community in Santa Monica, California
  • God's work. Our hands.

    September 7 - God’s Work. Our Hands Sunday is a global day of service that puts our faith into action! Join us to assemble personal care and school kits to be donated to kids and families in need. Cash donations greatly appreciated to fill out the supplies. Read More
  • Mission Quilts

    Join the Mt. Olive Samaritan Sewers and help sew Mission Quilts for Lutheran World Relief.  These quilts are shipped around the world to people in need, and used as baby carriers, food sachels, sunshades, shawls and much more! Meets every 1st and 4th Thursday a month from 10am to 1pm. Read More
  • Angela Carole Brown Trio

    Sunday, September 14th  -  5:00 to 6:30pm - The Angela Carole Brown Trio performs for September's Jazz Vespers at Mt. Olive.  Freewill offering.  Childcare provided! Read More
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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. Please help in making a contribution. Speak with Pastor Eric for details.
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Readings for Sunday
August 31, 2014

Jeremiah 15:15-21
Psalm 26:1-8
Romans 12:9-21
Matthew 16:21-28



Live in harmony

Romans 12:9-21


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!


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Aug 17, 2014

God Loves “Sick” People

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Sunday's Sermon - The Rev. Eric Christopher Shafer. Jesus spent a lot of time with sick people. Some had what we might call “traditional” handicaps – they were blind or deaf or lame. Others had what… READ MORE