5625 Franklin Avenue, Des Moines, IA

Recent News

Aug 04

Senior Youth News
The youth have returned from the 2019 National Youth Gathering. It was an amazing experience and we are all so thankful for your prayers and financial support. We are working on a presentation of our experience, so watch...

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Aug 04

Backpack blessing Project for Monroe School and Mount Olive Lutheran School
Please help us as we serve with Shepherd of the Valley and other churches in gathering school supplies (see the full list in the PDF document, in the Olive Branch...

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Aug 04

Come join us in paying tribute to our members of the Armed Forces:
The Military Tribute Concert will be performing on the Anne and Bill Riley Stage at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, August 12th at the Iowa State Fair. For those who are unable to...

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Jun 26

Rieman Gardens and Hickory Park Restaurant in Ames.
Enjoy a trip to Ames with your friends and family on Saturday, June 29th! For those who would...

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Apr 29

Check out the pictures in our Sermons & Media Gallery section, from Easter Sunday. If you have photos you'd like to include please contact Sandi Meyer.


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.