Easter at Mount of Olives Church

in Mission Viejo

Coronavirus Update

March 18, 2020

Dear Friends,


We continue to closely monitor the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus), and following the Health Office’s Order, we are taking appropriate steps to ensure we keep our Mount of Olives Church community as safe as possible....

You're Invited to Celebrate Easter at Mount of Olives Church

Easter Service Times:

SATURDAY, APRIL 11 | 5:00pm

SUNDAY, APRIL 12 | 8:30am (traditional service)

SUNDAY, APRIL 12 | 9:30, 10:30 & 11:30am

24772 Chrisanta Drive, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

What is Easter at Mount of Olives Church like?

If you are searching for a church this Easter, Mount of Olives is the place for you. We will have powerful musical worship, an inspiring message, and your kids will have a BLAST at KID CITY - a building and program designed especially for kids!  

We'd love to get to know you. We want to see lives changed by the loving grace of Jesus Christ, and we see this happen all the time when someone steps through the doors of the church. 

We look forward to meeting you this Easter!

What to Expect

  • We can't wait to celebrate what Jesus did on the cross and His Resurrection with an inspiring message that will be relevant to your life - service will last 45 minutes

  • Bring your kids on Easter - Check them in to Kid City (children 5th grade and younger) during the worship service, where they'll have a blast and learn about Jesus in an environment just for kids

  • Bring your family for a Photo Opportunity on the Courtyard - and consider joining us for our annual Easter Breakfast Fundraiser, supporting our 2020 Missions Trips

Join us throughout Lent

Lent is the 6 weeks leading up to Easter, beginning Ash Wednesday.

We celebrate Lent and Holy Week with several special services including Ash Wednesday, Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday. 

Plus, we offer an event with family fun at our Annual Family Easter Fair on Saturday the day before Easter. Then, join us for Easter services celebrating the Resurrection of our Lord and Savior on Saturday evening and Easter Sunday morning.

  • Ash Wednesday

    Wednesday, February 26

    Service at 7:00pm with Imposition of Ashes and Communion

    This special service marks the beginning of Lent, a six-week period to prepare our hearts for Easter and think more deeply about what it means to be disciples of Jesus Christ. 

    We invite you to worship with us at this service as we receive Communion and the Imposition of Ashes.

    Nursery care is provided for children 3 years and younger.

  • Palm Sunday

    Regular Weekend Service Schedule

    Saturday, April 4: 5:00pm

    Sunday, April 5: Sunday: 8:30 (traditional), 9:45 & 11:00am

    with Communion

    At Palm Sunday services we'll be waving the palms and singing 'Hosanna' as we remember Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem just days before He was crucified on the cross. Plus we'll receive Communion during all services. Kid City for 5th grade and younger and Nursery care offered during all services.

  • Maundy Thursday

    Thursday, April 9

    Service at 7:00pm with Communion

    This blended-style worship service with Communion serves to remind us of Jesus' last supper with His disciples. Nursery care for 3 years and under available.

  • Good Friday

    Friday, April 10

    Service at 7:00pm

    Experience the power and promise of the death of Jesus Christ at this dramatic service led by the praise band. Nursery care for 3 years and under available.

  • Easter

    Services on Saturday, April 11 & Sunday, April 12

    Saturday 5:00pm

    Sunday 8:30am (Traditional service)
    Sunday 9:30am
    Sunday 10:30am
    Sunday 11:30am

    (45 minute services) 

    Parking is available in the main lot and rear lot, on the street, and in The Rock and Stratford School parking lots across the street from the Worship Center. 

  • Easter Childcare

    During all Easter services, we offer Nursery care for children 3 years and younger along with Kid City services for children preschool thru 5th grade in our Kid City building.

  • Easter Breakfast Fundraiser

    You’re invited to join us for breakfast on Easter Sunday, April 12, 8:00am-12:00pm

    At this Missions Ministry Fundraiser Breakfast, we serve walnut banana, blueberry, chocolate chip, and plain pancakes, cheesy and plain eggs, sausages, fruit salad, coffee and juice. Tickets Cost: $6.00 for children and $12.00 for adults. Tickets available two Sundays prior at doughnut table; and walk-ins welcome on Sunday morning!

Join us at Mount of Olives

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Volunteer This Easter

We need your help this Easter season!

Serve as a Greeter, Usher or on the Parking Team to help us welcome over 2,500 people to our campus on Easter and throughout Holy Week!

We offer 5 Easter services, plus Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday services. We encourage volunteers to serve at the service before or after they plan to attend. Click the link below to sign up for a specific service and team.

Contact Michelle Palmer, Community Coordinator, for any additional information at mpalmer@moochurch.org.