5625 Franklin Avenue, Des Moines, IA

Recent News

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...

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Jul 13

The prayer list for the Mount Olive Lutheran School Prayer Walk is in the Olive Branch Newsletter section of the website, so you can pray for the students, staff and teachers at your convenience.

Also: Check out the two new documents in...

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Jun 12

Covid-19 and the Near Future at Mt. Olive
June 12, 2020

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ,
If I have calculated correctly, it has now been 3 1⁄2 months since the COVID-19 pandemic descended upon us. Since...

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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,...

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May 28


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...

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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.