5625 Franklin Avenue, Des Moines, IA

Recent Updates

Oct 25
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God" Colossians 3:16 Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,... Read More
Sep 06
The Big Mite Box is in the gathering area of the church to collect your mites, which we will be sending in mid-November. Thank you for your faithful giving. This month we are highlighting Iowa District West Grant #4 -- Serving Hungry Children... Read More
Jul 30
Social distancing, masks to reduce aerosols, hand washing and sanitizing will reduce the risk of infection • To maintain the appropriate social distance of 6', we will only be using every 3rd pew for service seating. If needed, we will also... Read More
Jun 09
We are streaming each weekend's in-person service live from our Facebook page (see (2) below), and also recording the services and posting them online, so that you can view them at your convenience, on-demand. To access the recordings, there... Read More
May 28
Congratulations!  We celebrate our graduates. May the Lord bless and keep you in your future endeavors, as you serve Him.   Eighth Grade Graduates from Mount Olive Lutheran School Geralyn Anderson Aaron Cheatham – Johnston High School... 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.