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Building Project Update – Oct. 8, 2018

Completed Projects Removal of asphalt in East parking lot Removal of canopy over McConnell Street entrance Current Projects In Process Site preparation work underway on east side of facility Working on footings for new construction where the canopy was Weeks of October 8 and 15 Excavation work, backfilling, and foundation work will continue along the east side of the existing building in preparation…

Building Committee Update – July 29

On Sunday, July 29, 2018, the voters of Mt. Olive met and discussed the best way to proceed with the building project as the estimated project cost had exceeded the $1.0M in additional financing that had been previously approved. Items having the largest impact on estimated costs exceeding budget are as follows: Additional requirements from the City of Mankato have resulted in…

Building Project: Cottage Meetings Sign Up

Only a few dates remain to sign up and attend a Building On Our Mission cottage meeting. We’d love to share the exciting news about our proposed building program with you, so please plan on attending. Sign up sheets are located in the entry area by the church offices. Remaining dates and times (as of May 3, 2017): Wednesday, May 3, 2017 |…

Building Project Update – August 2016

It’s been fifteen years since our Mt. Olive congregation undertook the significant building project to expand our facility with, among other improvements, nine new classrooms and a gymnasium. In looking back at our history we see a long progression of improvements and expansions designed to better serve the mission of the church. THE HISTORY OF MT. OLIVE CONGREGATION IN 15-YEAR INCREMENTS (Census…

The Olive Press — December 2015

What is ADVENT All About? Have you ever noticed that the great festivals and holidays of the Church Year are preceded and then followed by special seasons? The seasons that precede the holidays (“Holy-days”) (i.e. Advent before Christmas & Lent before Easter) are put there to help us prepare ourselves, so that we might better appreciate the meaning of these major Church…