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Welcome to Mount Olive

What is the most important relationship you have? In a world that changes rapidly, we need to be connected to people who care about us and love us. Family. Friends. Our Lord Jesus Christ. At Mount Olive, our mission as followers of Jesus Christ, who love, grow, and serve in His name is to help strengthen those life and faith-building connections as a family.


Together, we support each other as we focus on the unconditional love Jesus has for each person on this earth. Together, we celebrate the gifts of forgiveness, life, and joy that He brings us. Together, we share the joy of connecting people to Jesus. Could we connect with you to share these great gifts that God has brought us?   


What To Expect -  Each week you are invited to hear bible-based, Gospel-centered teaching and sing and pray in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere.  Our 8:30 AM contemporary service features a band playing modern praise songs. Our 11:00 AM service follows a familiar traditional liturgy.  We share the Lord’s Supper (Communion) on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month at our at our 8:30 service and the 2nd and 4th Sundays at our 11:00 service.  We meet between the services for our Sunday School and Christian Education time at 10:00 AM. 


You are invited to join us in the many other opportunities we offer, we would love to get to know you and share the joy that God brings us.  You are always welcome in this family we call Mount Olive. We would love to see you celebrate with us.

Common Questions - We want you to feel welcome and comfortable during your visit to Mount Olive.  Here are a few common questions and answers.


When Should I Arrive? Our Sunday service begins at  08:30 and 11:00 AM.  We invite you to arrive a few minutes early to meet and greet the people who are there, and find a comfortable seat in our worship area.  


Where Should I Go?  Mount Olive is located at 206 E Wyandotte Avenue, Shelton Wa.   We are located up the hill from the Olympic Highway South and Ace Hardware.  Our parking lot has plenty of space for families with small children, first-time guests, and those with disabilities. 


What Options Are There For My Children?  We have weekly Sunday School at 10AM in between services.  In addition, Confirmation Classes are offered for students and families who wish to learn more about their relationship with the Lord and what that means as they continue to grow.


What Should I Wear? We’re a church for people from all walks of life.  Please wear whatever is comfortable for you.  You’ll see people dressed up in their Sunday best, as well as others in jeans, cowboy boots, or sport shirts and sandals.  Come as you are!


When Do You Participate In The Lord’s Supper? Mount Olive celebrates the Lord’s Supper (Communion) on the on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month at our 8:30 service and the 2nd and 4th Sundays at our 11:00 service.   We believe that this sacred meal is a gift from Christ to the church.  You’ll find a simple guide to the Lord’s Supper in our worship bulletins which are handed out at every service.


What If I’m Totally New To The Christian Faith? You have come to the right spot.  We are not here to judge you.  We’re here to share the Biblical truth of Jesus Christ and how His Gospel message of unconditional love changes everything.


Where Can I Learn More About Mount Olive? Mount Olive has a Facebook page that has posts with our current activities and outreach.  You are invited to check it out on Facebook at Mount Olive Lutheran Church.  Or, browse through this website and see what we are up to.  Better yet, feel free to stop by or get in contact with our Pastor, Bill Baker.  He would love to sit down and chat with you about what it means to be a follower of Jesus, and the joy that comes in serving Him and others.


If you are planning to visit us for the first time, we can’t wait to have you join us!   You are welcome to stay and visit, have a cup of coffee and meet someone new.  Above all else, we want to share with you the joy that comes in knowing that Jesus is with you in every step of your journey of life and faith.

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