Children learn about faith, fellowship and each other by participating in monthly activities. Parents, grandparents and other family are encouraged to assist in planning and attending activities. Past projects include Winter Swim parties at the Y, Bowling, Egg Hunts, Gem Mining, Vacation Bible School, outdoor play, Trunk-or-Treat, filling Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes, and a Christmas program. Children are also encouraged to participate in Kinderchor (children’s choir) and Glockenspielers (youth hand chimes).
April 23 Planning for Youth Sunday 5:45-7 pm; Youth Gathering Information Meeting 7 pm
May 21 Youth Sunday and Recognition of Graduates
July 16-21 Mission Trip to Knoxville, TN
The individual women’s circles of Mt. Olive participate in joint initiatives to study and serve the church, local & global communities by initiating devotions, projects and plans that unite women of all ages and backgrounds. Past opportunities have included the World Day of Prayer, Have a Heart food drive for CCM, a baby shower for Jesus to benefit the Pregnancy Care Center, health kits and school kits for Lutheran World Relief and Lutheran Family Services.
All Mt Olive Adults and friends meet the third Wednesday of the month and once a year as a group to plan yearly activities. Activities are a mix of on-site and off-site activities. Past activities have included travelogues, local artists and speakers, attending theatrical performances, tours of Fort Defiance and Wing Haven, Hickory Mill Winery. If you would like to be added to the reminder list for activities, please contact the church office.
In the fall, an intramural volleyball league of local churches plays games on Tuesday evenings at Christ Lutheran Church in downtown Hickory.
Teams are co-ed with at least one female on the court at all times. Contact the church office for more information.