Category Archives: The Olive Branch (Edmonton)

A Magical Afternoon Celebrating the Birth of Jesus — A Neighbourhood Outreach Event

“And there were horses and giggling children abiding in the fields” surrounding John D. Bracco School (Edmonton) on December 9th as a multitude of followers of Christ from The Olive Branch announced the birth of Jesus, “For unto you is … Continue reading

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Happy ReforMISSION!!!

Millions of Christians around the world are celebrating the Reformation that was ignited by Martin Luther when he nailed the 95 Theses on the All Saints church door in Wittenberg.  The Protestant Reformation is often described as a rediscovery of the purity of Christian doctrine, especially … Continue reading

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A Block Party: A Delightful Way to Get to Know Your Neighbours

Do you want to begin to build relationships with the people who live around your place of worship? Then, host a block party!  The Olive Branch is a community of faith in Edmonton, Alberta that focuses its resources and energy … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Way to Share Christ’s Love in a Public School – Feed the Students Breakfast!

“Thank God the Olive Branch is here!” shouted one of the students when he walked through the doors of John D. Bracco. The Olive Branch, a community faith in Edmonton, is providing a free breakfast for the students at John D. Bracco School during … Continue reading

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Community Block Parties: A Great Way to Meet Your Neighbours

Summer is approaching.  People are emerging from their caves after winter’s hibernation.  Children are playing in playgrounds.  People are beginning to tend to their gardens and doing outdoor repairs to their homes.  Barbeques are being stoked and the aroma of … Continue reading

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The Olive Branch: A Mission Post in Clareview

The Olive Branch (http://www.theolivebranchedmonton.com), a small community of faith of 21 people, is focused on sharing the Gospel of Jesus in the Clareview area of Edmonton. In August, three fun days, held on three consecutive Tuesday mornings, were held in a local park … Continue reading

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Your Congregation: A Mission Post to Your Neighbourhood

A number of posts last week focused on the Lutheran school as a mission post to its community.  Teachers and students are missionaries.  The school itself has a missionary role to the community. What is true of Lutheran schools is … Continue reading

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An Interview with Kelti Malone: Missionary and Christian Music Artist

Kelti Malone (the young lady in the middle) is a missionary to NE Edmonton.  She is also an aspiring Christian musician. Kelti works in partnership with The Olive Branch – a new outreach effort initiated by some Lutheran Christians. Kelti … Continue reading

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