5625 Franklin Avenue, Des Moines, IA

Recent Updates

Jan 19
Ladies, take a break from the cold and join us January 27th, for our January Ladies' Night Out. We will meet at 6:00 pm at Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano, 5990 University Avenue in West Des Moines. Come and enjoy an evening of warm Christian... Read More
Jan 10
Mount Olive will be celebrating Life Week January 15 through 22 The emphasis will continue throughout the week. Along with recognizing the importance of being prolife, we will also be learning about supporting the lives of our young as they... Read More
Jan 07
Thursday, Jan. 13, 6 to 7:30 pm in our school Get ready for a fun-filled evening of activities and fellowship.   We will be doing a service project that evening by packaging items for the homeless.  We are asking for donations of travel-size... Read More
Dec 09
Pastor Mark Kleckner announces his intention to retire from active parish ministry and as the pastor of Mount Olive Lutheran Church and School the day before Ash Wednesday in 2022 (target date of Tuesday, March 1st, 2022). Pastor Mark has... Read More
Nov 03
You're invited to our first Mount Olive Family Night of the year. On Tuesday, November 16th join us at school from 6:00 - 7:30 pm for a fun family night focused on literacy.   We will have a variety of activities for all ages set up around... Read More

what sets us apart

Mount Olive Lutheran Church is a vibrant group of people who love Jesus, one another, and the community we serve. As a local church we are a community of everyday people, seeking to embrace our cities and nations with the love, hope and goodness of our compassionate and faithful God.

Regardless of who you are or where life has taken you thus far, you are more than welcome here.