5625 Franklin Avenue, Des Moines, IA

Worship Services


Welcome! If you are a visitor, we are honored to have you with us and pray that your time here will encourage you and strengthen your relationship with Jesus. Please fill out the blue attendance card and place it in the collection plate during the offering

  • Traditional Liturgy with organ accompaniment Saturday at 5:00 pm
  • Worship Service led by the Praise Band Sunday at 9:00 am


A note to our guests: As Lutheran Christians we believe in the real presence of Christ in the Sacrament. Here we receive His body and blood in our mouths in, with, and under the bread and wine for the forgiveness of our sins. We desire to be strengthened in our faith through this sacred meal. If you have any questions about this practice, please visit with one of our Elders or the Pastor. Thank you. 


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  • PreK-Kdg: 3 Year Old Preschool Classroom
  • 1st-4th Grades: 4th Grade Classroom
  • 5th– 8th Grades: Youth Room (School Library)
  • High school & college age: Board room
  • Adults: Social Room


A nursery is offered for young children in the 3-year old preschool room during each worship service.


Restrooms are located next to the church office, off the gathering area (narthex). A changing table is provided in both men’s and women’s restrooms.

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.