• Welcome

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

    We are collecting new and slightly-used towels to disperse to the local homeless shelters. This is a major need within the shelters. Please put them in the big red bin in the Narthex. Thank you for your generous support!
  • weekend worship

    Mt. Olive Lutheran offers three worship services each weekend!  Come by and join us!  All welcome!
  • Hot Medusa Jazz!

    We have a very special VALENTINES interfaith Jazz Concert this Sunday at 5pm with the warm and swinging vocals of Janice Anderson and the Hot Medusa Jazz Quartet! Free to the public (free will offerings accepted) Come join us!
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Special Events


Celebrating Our Faith

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

  • Jerusalem Presentation 
    Sunday Feb 14 - 12:30pm
    Come hear about Pastor Eric's recent journey, and view footage taken for “Stations of the Cross:  A Biblical Devotion” video Bible study. 
  • Yoga -4 days a week!
  • Men's Bible Study -Sat 8am
  • Women's Bible Study -Sat 10am
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Isaiah 62:1-5
Psalm 36:5-10
1 Corinthians 12:1-11
John 2:1-11

Readings for this weekend
January 17, 2016

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
Feb 07, 2016

The Brightness and the Shadows

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Sermon for Transfiguration - The Rev. Eric Christopher Shafer. - This morning, I would like to suggest to you that all of our lives are made up of times of brightness and times of shadows, times of… READ MORE