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It's all about learning and connecting through Jesus. 

Our Mission & Vision

Our aim is to help children become a lifelong light for their community. Every Sunday, we’re working to empower children to live out their faith, serve others, and be witnesses through a solid connection to Christ. We follow the Gospel Project curriculum, which goes through the stories of the Bible chronologically, focusing on how they each point to Jesus.

where to go

All kids ages 0-14 are invited to join us for Sunday school on Sunday mornings at 10:30am. We have a new Infant Room (0-3) down the hall from our Fireside Room. Parents are welcome to join or have a cup of coffee just a few steps away. Kids ages 3 and up meet in our lower level Sunday school room and will participate in a variety of learning activities meant to nurture their faith and grow roots to become a lifelong disciple of Jesus. 


Meet our teachers.

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Deb Crowley

Deb Crowley has always had a passion for working with young children. A member of Mt. Olive for six years and a mother of a young son, Deb is involved with lesson planning, preparing materials, and teaching. She enjoys sharing the Gospel with the children, helping them to grow in their faith.

Train a child in the way he should go: even when he is old he will not depart from it. // Proverbs 22:6


Laura Henriksen

Laura Henriksen came to Mt. Olive while attending nearby Hamline University, and has been teaching Sunday school for over 10 years. Besides working in upper restaurant management, serving on the Basilica Block Party Executive Committee, and volunteering for Bellis Adoption Education & Support, Laura is an aunt, godparent, and sister. At our Sunday school program, Laura especially enjoys working with younger kids, fielding their many questions and watching them learn and grow in so many different ways, especially their faith. 

All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness. // 2 Timothy 3:16


Chanda Schleusener

With a degree in education, Chanda feels so blessed to teach in Mt. Olive's Sunday school program. She currently works with the upper grades and leads the music during the large group portion of the morning. Chanda is a mother of five and has been a member at Mt. Olive since 2009.

Do not forget the things your eyes have seen or let them fade from your heart as long as you live. Teach them to your children and to their children after them. // Deuteronomy 4:9

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