REGULAR WORSHIP SCHEDULE:
- 8, 9:30, 10:45 – Worship w/Holy Communion
- 9:15-10:15 a.m. – Education Hour (children & adults)
ADULT EDUCATION…meets on Sundays at 9:15 a.m. in the Library. The Adult Ed Team will be exploring various books of the Bible and how they address the religious, moral, ethical, and social issues faced by Lutheran Christians today. The first discussion/topic will be Martin Luther and the Reformation. All are welcome…no experience necessary! SUNDAY SCHOOL for 3 year olds thru 5th grade is held on Sundays at 9:15 in the Sanctuary.
EYE GLASSES COLLECTION: The Service Team will be collecting old eye glasses, lenses, and sunglasses for the Lion/Lioness Club from January 7th-14th. The eye glasses are refurbished and given to those in need. Your old eye glasses could help a child read, help an adult succeed in his job, or help a senior maintain their independence.
MUSIC DURING LENT: Lent is fast approaching, and Matt (our Music Director) is looking for a few tenors and basses to join the choir for this year’s Holy Week services. If you are interested, please e-mail or call Matt right away for more details: firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-520-3672.
BIBLE STUDY OPPORTUNITY: Our Gather study group will meet at Mount Olive on Tuesday, January 9th. Please contact Cindy Dobberke at email@example.com or 262-378-4661 or Glenna Gunderson with questions.
DON’T MUNCH ALONE BUNCH (DMAB)…meets next on January 9th, at 11:30 a.m. at Blue Bay. We invite any and all to join us for food and fellowship. Questions…please contact Glenna Gunderson.
LADIES BOOK CLUB: Mount Olive’s Ladies Book Club meets next on Tuesday, January 9th, at 6:30 p.m. at Charlene Hein’s home. All are welcome! If you have any questions, please contact Diane Dickey or the church office at 363-8251.
BLOOD DRIVE: Join Mount Olive’s Health & Wellness and Service Teams and the BloodCenter of Wisconsin for a blood drive on Thursday, January 11th, 3-7 p.m. To make an appointment to donate, contact the church office (363-8251) or sign up online at www.bcw.edu. Walk-ins are also welcome.
4th and 5th GRADE MINI RETREAT — FRIDAY, January 12th, 5:30-8 p.m.: Any and all 4th and 5th graders (friends too!) are invited to participate in this meal and time to explore faith with Pastor Scot. Please contact the Mount Olive office for more information and to reserve by Wednesday, January 10th.
“STOP SENIOR FRAUDS AND SCAMS: On Saturday, January 13th, at 9 a.m. the Service Team will be sponsoring a “Stop Senior Frauds and Scams” presentation by ERAs Senior Network (formerly Interfaith Senior Programs). Seniors are encouraged to attend to learn how to protect yourself from frauds and scams. The presentation will be followed by cookies and coffee. There is no cost for seniors, but you must pre-register for the event. Sign up thru the church office or in the narthex.
THEOLOGY ON TAP: Do you enjoy a great brew or glass of wine? Are you interested in spirituality & the deeper questions of life? If so, then Pr. Scot invites you to join him for “Theology on Tap” at the Badger Burger Co. in Mukwonago on Monday, January 15th, from 7 – 8:30 p.m.
HEALING THROUGH GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP…meets on Thursday, January 18th, at 6:30 p.m. We are a group welcoming all who need a healthy place to grieve, share, and recognize that you are not alone in this struggle. Questions…please feel free to contact Mount Olive @ 363-8251.
OUR HEALTH & WELLNESS TEAM… has a monthly service project of encouraging donations to the Kitchen Kupboard. We ask you to bring your donation on ANY January Sunday – Grape Jelly & Paper Products (Kleenex, toilet paper, paper towels) & deposit them in the entryway. THANK YOU!!!
LECTIO DIVINA: Every 2nd and 4th Monday from 11 a.m. – 12 noon. Come pray together using the method of Lectio Divina. If you are interested but not able to come during these times, please contact Betty Hinkelman.
COFFEE WITH THE PASTOR: Pr. Scot loves his coffee…so most Tuesdays he will be at Espresso Love from 10 – 11:30 a.m. Stop by and say hi. He’s buying!
2018 SPONSORSHIPS: The 2018 calendar for the weekly sponsoring of the altar flowers has been posted on the “Church Office” bulletin board. Just fill in the information requested on the sponsorship form, fill out a green order form, and place the appropriate amount (if cost associated) in a pew envelope with your name on it. Questions…call the church office.
SIMPLY GIVING: Consider using Simply Giving to automate your support of Mount Olive’s ministries. Simply Giving™ is an automated plan for church members to offer their first fruits to God. For those who would like to sign up for Simply Giving, we now make this option available from our church homepage: www.mountolive-elca.net. Those already on Simply Giving can make changes to their scheduled giving plan. Thank you for your consideration.