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First Sunday in Lent

It is written: “Worship the Lord your God, and serve him only.”
Matthew 4:10

Sermon Text: James 5:7-11
Theme: The Practice of Patience 

Be patient, then brothers, until the Lord’s coming. See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop and how patient he is for the autumn and spring rains. You too be patient and stand firm because the Lord’s coming is near. Don’t grumble against each other brothers, or you will be judged. The Judge is standing at the door. Brothers, as an example of patience in the face of suffering take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord. As you know, we consider blessed those who have persevered…

Daily Devotions

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Saturday, review the prepare for worship section above.
Sunday discuss the lessons and sermon from worship.


Devotions connecting teens to Christ. Read this week's WELS Teen Devotion.

Men's Bible Study - 7am
La Java - Lineville Rd

Choir - 6:30pm
Meal - 6pm
Ash Thursday Worship - 7pm

Saturday Savings - 10am

Worship - 9:30am
Bible Study & Sunday School
Mt. Olive Events Calendar

Ash Thursday

We will have our Ash Wednesday service on Thursday, March 7 at 7pm. This will kick-off our mid-week lenten services with the theme Three Words of Truth. 

Mid-Week Meals
We will also have our mid-week meals throughout Lent begging on March 7 with a soup and sandwich meal. We are asking for Mt. Olive groups, committees and families to help prepare the meals. Sign ups are posted on the bulletin board in the hallway. 

Blood Drive Monday, March 11

We will be hosting several blood drives at Mt. Olive this year. The next one will take place on the afternoon of Monday, March 11 from noon-5pm. We are looking for volunteers to help with check-in and in the canteen. If you are available and willing to help please let John Schoenwalder know.


Pastor Zaferos

We have extended a call to Pastor Peter Zaferos (ZAF-ris), who is currently serving at Living Shepherd in Laramie, WY. If you’d like to contact Pastor Zaferos, his email is Please keep Pastor Zaferos, his family, our congregation and Living Shepherd where he is currently holding a call in your prayers 


Saturday Savings

Join us Saturday, March 9 from 10-11am for Saturday Savings. Learn how to save money and have fun shopping! Kris Schutlz will be sharing some of her tips for saving money with her favorite apps and coupon/discount code sources. Those interested in attending please email Kris or call 920.227.3201 for more information. Friends are welcome to join!

Easter Lilies

If you would like to purchase an Easter Lilly for our Easter service, please watch for order forms to be available soon. Orders will be due Thursday, March 28.

Soul Sisters Begins New Study in March

Our Soul Sisters group will meet on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month at 6:30pm in the fellowship hall to being a new study following the book It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way by Lysa Terkeurst. All ladies are welcome to join.

Not a part of the Soul Sister's Facebook group yet? Join here.

Are You AED/CPR Trained & Certified?

If you are AED trained and CPR certified and would be willing to be on a list posted near our AED machine for assistance should the need arise please email Kim McDougal.

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