• Christmas Services

    Christmas Eve Candlelight Services: 3:00pm German Language Worship / 5:30pm Family Worship / 11:00pm Traditional Worship. Christmas Day Celebration & Worship - 10:00am Read More
  • "Messiah" Sing-Along

    Sadly, this weekend's Messiah Sing-Along has had to be cancelled.  So sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.  See you at next year's sing-along.
  • The Santa Monica Nativity Scenes

    Mt. Olive Lutheran Church is this year's host again of the Santa Monica Natvity Scenes.  A tradition in our city since 1953.  They will be on display Dec. 14th through Jan 2nd.  Come by and see 13 displays that portray the Christmas Story.  Each scene was designed by a different church in Santa Monica. Read More
  • Deutscher Weihnachtsgottesdienst

    Christmas Eve - 3:00pm.  Family German Christmas Service - a service of readings, carols, organ music, a children's message and a Kinderkrippenspic (Children's Nativity play) entirely in German.  Then we will have Christmas Eve Candlelight services at 5:30 and 11pm.  All Welcome!
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Special Events


Celebrating Our Faith

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

  • Christmas at Mt. Olive Lutheran
    Christmas Eve:
    - 3pm German Language Service
    - 5:30pm Family Service
    - 11pm Traditional Service
    Christmas Day:
    - 10:00am Christmas Worship Service
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2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16
Psalm: Luke 1:46b-55
Romans 16:25-27
Luke 1:26-38

Readings for this weekend's
worship services
Saturday Dec 20 @ 5pm,
Sunday Dec 21 @ 9am & 11am

Dear God, you have been there for me, help me to be there for others, especially those most dear to you, the poor, the hungry and those in prison.  I am yours, Christ Jesus, use me for your purposes here on earth.


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!


pastorEric aug2014
Dec 14, 2014

R U the 1?

in Sermons
Sermon for 3rd Advent - The Rev. Eric Christopher Shafer. - “Why does my one grandson have AIDS, and the other one does not?” This was the question posed to me by Martha Symphorian when I visited her… READ MORE