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Pastor Meyer's Installation, Aug 25

Pastor Meyer will be officially installed as our intentional interim pastor during worship this Sunday, August 25, 2019. President Snow, Nebraska District President, will perform the installation ceremony.

Very Merry Unbirthday Luncheon, Sep 11

The next Very Merry Unbirthday luncheon will be Wednesday, September 11. We are eating at Farmhouse Cafe, 3461 S 84 St.  Let's meet in the church parking lot at 11:30 and carpool. Please rsvp to Barb Stacy 402-453-7049/Bonnie White 402-676-7334 

Men's Group

The men’s group continues to meet weekly on Wednesday evenings from 6:00—7:30 p.m. for Bible study, prayer, fellowship and service work. If you have questions or would like to participate, please contact Tim Lorang (402-578-8338; tlorang@eliteins4u.com).

Meet Our New Pastor

Rev. Glenn Meyer will begin serving as our Intentional Interim Pastor on August 13. He will serve as our full-time pastor, lead us through a special interim process, and help us prepare for calling our next resident pastor. He will be with us for about 12 months with an option to serve an additional six months if required.

Pastor Meyer looks forward to meeting and working with the members, friends and neighbors of Mt. Olive Lutheran Church as we together serve our Lord in the work and ministry for which He has blessed and called us. Read his biography to learn more about him and his family.

Bakers Community Rewards Update

Eight households are enrolled and earning cash for Mount Olive just by shopping at Bakers as usual. In the second quarter, Bakers credited our congregation with $32.39. Click the Baker's Community Rewards program link to learn more. If you don't have a computer or can't figure out how to enroll, contact Max Williams (402-455-7382).

Scholarship Awarded

The Mount Olive Scholarship Committee has awarded the 2019-2020 scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to Tyvon Smith, a 2019 graduate of Omaha North High Magnet School. Tyvon is the son of a single mom and seeking a career in urban planning/real estate. In addition to numerous academic honors and part-time and summer work, he has been an active community volunteer and participant in community activities.

Non-Alcoholic Wine

For those who need to avoid alcohol and yet want to commune with their fellow Mount Olive brothers and sisters, the very center glass in each communion tray now has non-alcoholic wine in it for your reception. We encourage its use. Please speak with Pastor Jank if you have questions

Automatic Giving

Joyful Response is a way to make your Sunday morning offerings convenient and consistent through preauthorized withdrawal from your checking account at no extra cost to you. It is safe and secure. Your giving continues even if you are out of town or aren’t able to be at a worship service. Pick up a Joyful Response brochure from Max Williams or from the Church Office. Learn more at our Joyful Response home page. More members each year are using this plan.

Little Free Pantry

The “Little Free Pantry” is operating This small cabinet with non-perishable food items, paper goods, and other items sits outside the north entry of Mount Olive. It is accessible 24 hours per day to anyone. There aren’t any applications to fill out or set hours of operation. The pantry will be stocked by donations from all of us but can also be stocked by a concerned neighbor. Please, no glass jars or expired food. You can place your items inside the marked cabinet that is in the old nursery room right behind the doorway. These items are needed; applesauce, baby food, baked beans, bean soup, beef stew, bran cereals, bread, bread and muffin mixes, canned and dried beans, canned chili, canned chicken, canned fruit, canned tomato products, canned tuna or salmon, canned vegetables, cold and hot cereals, dried fruit, dry noodles and pasta, evaporated milk, flour, fruit juice, graham crackers, granola bars, honey, infant cereal, infant formula, instant breakfast drinks, jelly and jam, macaroni and cheese, mayonnaise, noodle mixes, oatmeal, pancake mix, peanut butter, popcorn, powdered milk, rice and rice mixes, salad dressings, shelf-stable milk, sugar, syrup, whole grain crackers, vegetable oil, vegetable soup, and vegetable juice.