News & Updates

 This Week at Mount Olive - August 11, 2013

SUNDAY 8 & 10 a.m. – Worship 9:15-9:45 a.m. – Bible Class
MONDAY 6 p.m. – Worship  
TUESDAY 6:30 a.m. – BC @ Mary’s
6 p.m. – Board of Finance
6:30 p.m. – S.S. Teachers
FRIDAY 7 p.m. - Recovery/Peace through Christ
SATURDAY 5:30 p.m. – Lord’s Supper
NEXT SUNDAY 8 & 10 a.m. – Lord’s Supper
Food Pantry pick-up
9:15-9:45 a.m. – Bible Class

The Cross Bouquets are placed to God’s Glory by Christine Riley for blessings received and by Lucille Mueller and family in loving memory of Lloyd Mueller and by John & Linda Pintar in loving memory of Bob Johnson, father of Linda. The Lecturn Bouquet is placed in honor of the 50th Wedding Anniversary, August 24th of Red & Virgie Sievert by their family.
Divine Call: Mrs. Carolyn Jensen has accepted our one year Call to teach 4th grade in our school. She will be replacing Mr. Tyler Briney who has resigned for health reasons. Mrs. Jensen is the wife of Vicar Aaron Jensen, currently serving at St. Paul, Green Bay. Please keep both Mr. Briney and Mrs. Jensen in your prayers.  
WELS Food Pantry pick-up will be next Sunday, August 18th. They are in need of the following: cereal, paper toweling, toilet paper, canned meats such as beef & spam, chunky soups, peanut butter, jam, canned fruits, boxed & canned potatoes, cake mix, frosting, & cookies.
Sunday School will begin September 8th. Registration for Sunday School will take place in the Atrium, starting August 25th. For immediate registration you may go online at
Breakfast Bible Study meets at Mary’s Restaurant (2312 N Richmond St.) every Tuesday, 6:30-7:30 a.m. Join us as we read through a section of Scripture and apply it to life, while we munch on French toast and sip hot coffee. New faces are welcome!
Bike needed: Mikael and Ester, the Indonesian couple who are coming to study at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, are in need of a bike for local transportation. If you have one to give to them, please contact Pastor Raasch at 739-9194, ext. 205. Thank you!
OWLS will meet on Tuesday, August 13th at noon. The Fox Valley Chapter 42 of OWLS will gather for a picnic at Zion Lutheran Church in Readfield. Take Hwy 96 to Readfield, go north on Hwy W; the church is located on the left. Please bring your own table service and a dish to pass.
Got a pen? Mount Olive recently purchased a large quantity of ballpoint pens with our logo and website printed on them. Pick one up in the narthex to give to friends who don’t have a church home. Or leave one with your waitress or store clerk. You never know when or where someone might be looking for a new church family.
Recovery through Christ is a Christian 12 Step program for men and women who are struggling with addictions. It meets Fridays 7-8 p.m. in the Mount Olive Teen Room. Peace through Christ, a group for those who have a loved one struggling with an addiction, meets at the same time and place. For more information, call Dave at 233-0437. Come and find support in your time of need.
Attendance Last Weekend: Sat. 149 Sun. 172 + 300 & Mon.228 = 849

Offering/Other Income

Amount Budgeted Actual
Offerings                      Week of 8/4/2013 $22,075 $21,484
Offerings                              Year-to-date $712,165 $717,898
Offerings + Other Income     Year-to-date $911,790 $947,186
August Ushers Sat. 5:30 p.m. – Gary Meyer, Captain; Harold Luther, Steve Ahrens, Marcus Mack, Roger Wilke; Sun. 8 a.m. – Mark Arnold, Captain; Jeff Schultz, Jim Van Dyke, Brian Zuberbier, Jon Young; Sun. 10 a.m. – Brian Kirchner, Captain; Thomas Meyers, Corey Zoromski, Todd Frey; Mon. 6 p.m. – John Hoh; Communion Bruce Seidl
Greeters Today: 8 a.m. – Erick Gonzalez; Werner & Jeanine Koehler; 10 a.m. – Howard, Elaine, Paula Heup; Ken & Carol Richmond; Greeters for Next Week: 8 a.m. – Cheryl Becker; Pastor Dennis/Kerri Kleist; 10 a.m. – Doug/Marisol Mantei; Jacqueline Dorow; Coffee Café Today: 8-9:30 a.m. – Don & Edith Priebe; 9:30 a.m. -11 a.m. Sarah Raasch; Kyle Willenkamp; Coffee Café Next Week: 8-9:30 a.m. – Ed & Amy Stern; 9:30 a.m. -11 a.m. – Sue & Andy Petit
Video: Noah Tollefson
Sound Board: Carrie Zank
Video Next Week: John Funk
Sound Board Next Week: Nathan Rickert
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