5625 Franklin Avenue, Des Moines, IA

Recent News

Dec 10

In a beautiful setting of Christmas cheer, we enjoyed a memorable and touching devotional presented by Kimberly Kleckner, "Taste and see" -- so much to ponder and share!  Favorite hymns were sung, and we heard again and again the miraculous gift...

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Dec 10

During Advent as we think about family and friends, keep in mind that Christmas is about the greatest gift mankind has received: the saving grace of Jesus Christ.
The Elders ask that you keep Pastor Mark and Kimberly along with each of the...

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Nov 24

Advent and Christmas Services

Advent Services:

  • December 5, 7:00pm
  • December 12, 7:00pm
  • December 19, 7:00pm

Christmas Eve Services:

  • December 24, 4:00pm – Family...
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Nov 17

Mount Olive Lutheran School won $1,000 dollars in Unity Point's recent "Imagine the Amazing" contest thanks to more than 33,000 votes from you and your friends! We were one of the 10 runners up. Over 2500 schools in 3 states were in the running!...

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Nov 17


Ladies, join us on Sunday December 9th 2:00 – 4:00 pm, for “Cookies and Candles”, our Advent by Candlelight afternoon tea.  A beautiful way to begin your Christmas celebration.  Again this year...

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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.