TWO SUMMER WORSHIP SERVICES! Thru Labor Day weekend, you are welcome to join us for our summer worship services & Holy Communion: 8 and 9:30 a.m. Worship with “Music for Kids” at 9:20 a.m. (no education hour during the summer).
MUSIC FOR KIDS of all ages continues throughout the summer at 9:20 a.m.! Just prior to the 9:30 worship, our song leaders and musicians invite all children up to the altar to sing, celebrate birthdays, pray together, and listen to a short message about the Gospel for the day. Plan on coming to the 9:30 worship a little bit early and join in!
PASTORAL EMERGENCIES: Pastor Scot will be on vacation from June 23rd through July 3rd. If you have a pastoral emergency, please contact the church office at 262-363-8251 or Cindy Dobberke at 262-719-5711. Debbie will also be on vacation from June 25th thru July 2nd. Office hours will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. while she is gone.
AV OPERATORS NEEDED: We are in need of additional AV Operators for the 9:30 a.m. worship service. If you are interested, please contact Pastor Scot, Tim Vandehey, Matt, or Gary Budzien.
SAVE THE DATES! Mount Olive’s VBS is set for July 15-19, 2019! Are you interested in assisting with this year’s program? For further information, please contact Cindy Dobberke at firstname.lastname@example.org. The next planning meeting is on Tuesday, June 25th, @ 1 p.m. Needed for Vacation Bible School, July 15th-19th: Cardboard boxes from large appliances such as refrigerators, washing machines or dryers. These may be dropped off in the Fellowship Hall. Please watch for further donation requests. Thank you!
BIBLE STUDY OPPORTUNITY: Our Gather study group will meet at Mount Olive on Tuesday, July 9th, 9:30 a.m. 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 July 9th, at 11:30 a.m. at Blue Bay. We invite any and all to join us for food/fellowship. Questions…please contact Glenna Gunderson.
LADIES BOOK CLUB: Mount Olive’s Ladies Book Club meets next on Tuesday, July 9th, at 6:30 p.m. at Ann Davidson’s home. All are welcome! If you have any questions, please contact Diane Dickey or the church office at 363-8251.
CONGREGATIONAL MEETING…on Sunday, July 14th, 10:30 a.m. You are invited to attend a special congregational meeting with the following agenda: Enjoy an ice cream social courtesy of the Finance/Stewardship Team; hear mid-year updates from our ministry teams and the ACTS fund task force; and vote on a motion from the council to use money from the ACTS fund to approve a grant application from Family Services of Waukesha in the amount of $22,638 for telephone and security systems. The ice cream social will also take place after the 8 a.m. worship service on Sunday, July 14th. However, you are encouraged to participate in the congregational meeting and ACTS vote, so please attend the 10:30 a.m. session.
MAXWELL STREET DAYS PARKING…at the Miller Pharmacy lot (801 N. Rochester) — Cost is $3. Please support the High School Youth Gathering participants by parking at the Miller Pharmacy lot when you visit Maxwell Street Days at Field Park. This year’s HS Youth participation date is: July 20-21. The mission trip participants are so thankful to Miller Pharmacy) for their support of the High School trips as they allow us to watch the lot during Maxwell Street weekends.
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 July – Summer Drink Mixes (Kool-Aid & Lemonade) and Basic First Aid Supplies (Band-Aids, gauze, Neosporin) & deposit them in the entryway. THANK YOU!!!
PLEASE LET US KNOW: If you, a family member, or a friend would like to have a visit from the pastor, please notify the church office or Pastor Scot. We rely on you to keep us informed so that our ministry with you can continue: 262.363.8251, firstname.lastname@example.org, or email@example.com.
OFFICE HOURS/PRAYER HOURS: The church newsletter and weekly worship bulletins remind us that Office Hours at Mount Olive are Monday thru Thursday from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. These hours when the church is open are also your invitation to come spend some time in the sanctuary for personal prayer and meditation. Hymnals and pew Bibles can be used as devotional aids. Groups that meet at church during these hours use the Fellowship Hall and Library areas so your meditation should be undisturbed.
WEEKLY TEXT STUDY: Wednesday mornings 9-10 a.m. Join Pr. Scot in learning and discussing the Bible reading for the upcoming Sunday worship.
THE KNOTTY KNITTERS…invites anyone interested to join them in the church library on Friday mornings from 10 a.m. to 12 noon to knit prayer shawls and such, share stories, and have goodies. No experience
“AT WORSHIP” VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: “Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth. Worship the Lord with gladness; come into his presence with singing.” We are seeking volunteers in the following areas at our worship services: communion servers, readers, ushers/welcome team, coffee fellowship, altar guild, and A/V operator. Volunteers are scheduled approximately once per month. If you are interested in serving, please contact the church office.
PHOTOS NEEDED AND REQUESTED! Help us celebrate how you see and serve God in your life. We want to share how God’s love is shown in the world through the people of Mount Olive with periodic slideshows shown in worship. We need your photos of: You and your family serving your neighbor. Maybe it’s at your work, or school, or organization. Maybe it’s at a planned event or simply shoveling your neighbors walk like you’ve been doing for years. OR God active in the world: in the beauty of nature, and in the actions and faces of those around you. Please send your photos with a brief description to: firstname.lastname@example.org. This will be an ongoing project! We would like to have at least 15 – 20 photos for each slideshow.
THE COFFEE FELLOWSHIP TEAM needs your help! Coffee fellowship is served following the 8 & 9:30 worship services. Mount Olive provides the coffee; the 8 a.m. server prepares the coffee and the 9:30 server cleans up. Each server brings a snack and juice for their service. Store-bought cookies are just fine! If you are interested in joining this ministry or have questions, please contact the church office. And many thanks to our current servers and those who have served in the past!
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.