• Welcome

    Mt. Olive Lutheran Church -  A church for the whole community in Santa Monica, California
  • Mt. Olive "Voices"

    All welcome to help lead the congregation in song!  Each Sunday during both worship services, anybody may stand up front and be one of the Mt. Olive "Voices". Arrive a half hour early to prepare and learn the songs. Read More
  • God's work. Our hands.

    "God’s Work. Our Hands Sunday" - Mt. Olive's community joined last week to assemble personal care and school kits to be donated to kids and families in need. It was a successful day of service that put our faith into action!  Thank you to all who participated and donated!
  • weekend worship

    Mt. Olive Lutheran offers three worship services each weekend!  Come by and join us!  All welcome!
  • Mt. Olive in the News!

    Mt. Olive on the lead story on the front page of the "Santa Monica Daily Press" newspaper today, "New options for local church-goers".  Check out the full story on their website www.smdp.com.
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Special Events


Celebrating Our Faith

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

  • Sunday School for ALL!
    - Kids ages 2 to 5 during the 9am service with Teachers Rosie & Katie.
    - Intergenerational class for ALL AGES (1 to 100) @ 10:10am with Teacher Jeremy.
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Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32
Psalm 25:1-9
Philippians 2:1-13
Matthew 21:23-32

Readings for this weekend's
worship services
Saturday Sept 27 @ 5pm,
Sunday Sept 28 @ 9am & 11am

God of love, giver of life, 

you know our frailties and failings. 
Give us your grace to overcome them, 
keep us from those things that harm us, 
and guide us in the way of salvation, 
through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord.



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
Sep 22, 2014

Grace Alone

in Sermons
Sunday's Sermon - The Rev. Eric Christopher Shafer. Since we are receiving new members at worship this weekend and since we have what appears to be a rather “odd” parable from Jesus in today’s Gospel… READ MORE