At Mt. Olive, our music ministry supports and enhances the worship experience through music of both the past and the present.

  • 8:00am – Traditional service with hymns and choral anthems
  • 10:30am – Contemporary service with current and classic contemporary music and hymns
  • 10:00am – (Fifth Sundays only) “One Voice” blended traditional and contemporary music service

Traditional Music

The organ is played each week for the Traditional service, and at special services throughout the year, including Christmas and Easter.

The Adult Choir sings for the Traditional service on Sundays and for special services throughout the year. Rehearsals are held on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8:00 pm., except during summer hiatus.

In addition to the choir and organist, special instrumentalists may also help in leading worship. If you are a singer or instrumentalist and wish to share your gifts with us, please contact for more information.

Contemporary Music

The Praise Team leads music worship in the Contemporary Service. We play a variety of current and classic Contemporary Worship music and updated hymns, with a varying mix of guitars, keyboard, drums, and guest instrumentalists.

The Praise Team leads worship year-round, with rehearsals typically held on Thursdays at 7:00 pm. We are always looking for new talent – contact Karen Harris at (512) 288-2370 or at for more information.

Our Pipe Organ


  • The organ was originally built by the Estey Organ Company of Vermont in 1925 as their opus 2327 for the First Baptist Church of Janesville, Wisconsin. It had 12 ranks of pipes.
  • In 1974 it was sold to St. Matthew’s Lutheran in Janesville and 9 more ranks were added when it was moved there.
  • The organ was sold in 1993 to Mount Olive Church, and moved to Austin by Larry Marowsky and Norman Holmes.

Many members of this congregation have been involved in rebuilding it in our previous location, and moving it to our new campus in 2005. The two-manual organ presently has 34 ranks. Norman Holmes of Concordia University in Austin was in charge of the new installation, with George Price of Houston doing the final tonal finishing.

The organ is played each week for the 8 a.m. worship service, and at all services on Christmas and Easter.

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10408 Hwy 290 West
Austin, Texas 78736
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6:00 pm MO Connects
MO Connects
Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
7:00 pm Book Club
Book Club
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Book Club
8:00 am Traditional Worship Service
Traditional Worship Service
Nov 26 @ 8:00 am – 9:15 am
Traditional Worship Service
Our traditional service includes chanted liturgy and traditional hymns. The Lutheran Service Book is the guide for this service. Holy Communion is celebrated on the 1st and 3rd Sundays during the 8:00am service. The entire[...]
9:15 am Children’s Christmas Program – R...
Children’s Christmas Program – R...
Nov 26 @ 9:15 am – 10:00 am
Children's Christmas Program - REHEARSAL!
Rehearsal for the Mt. Olive Children’s Christmas Program – “The Not So Silent Night” Rehearsal dates: * Sunday November 19, 9:15am * Sunday November 26, 9:15am * Sunday December 3, 9:15am * Wednesday December 6,[...]
9:15 am Education Hour & Sunday School
Education Hour & Sunday School
Nov 26 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Education Hour & Sunday School
Children ages 3 years to high school can attend Sunday School Tweens 5th & 6th grade All classes located in the Preschool wing 4 year olds can start attending KREW [Kid’s Really Experiencing Worship] during[...]
9:15 am Youth Group – High School and Jr...
Youth Group – High School and Jr...
Nov 26 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Youth Group - High School and Jr. High
Come join us on Sunday mornings at 9:15 in the Youth Room for separate interactive Bible studies for Jr. High and High School.
10:30 am Contemporary Worship Service
Contemporary Worship Service
Nov 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Contemporary Worship Service
The contemporary service includes both spoken liturgy as well as songs of praise and worship. The liturgy and songs are displayed on the two large screens in the front of the sanctuary. Our Praise Team,[...]

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Mt. Olive

10408 Hwy 290 West
Austin, Texas 78736
(512) 288-2370