About Us

A frame church building with cross on south side of the church.

Built by elder, Dick Thomas, our new LCMS cross is now displayed on the south wall of the Sanctuary.

Photo of the sanctuary looking down the center aisle toward the altar below the cross

Our Sanctuary.

Mount Olive Lutheran Church is located at 7809 Tieton Drive in West Valley, Yakima, Washington. Mt. Olive is a small Lutheran church with a vibrant congregation of believers. We invite you to visit our spirit-filler church any time and we will welcome you!

Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

Mount Olive Lutheran Church is affiliated with the LCMS (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod), commonly referred to as simply the “Missouri Synod.”


Our mission statement is simple and direct with three main parts.

To develop devoted disciples by reaching, building and sending”

Click below for 12 teaching lessons that elaborate on and explain how to become a reaching, building and sending church, as we proclaim in our Mt. Olive Mission Statement.

Mission Statement Sermon series

Logo: Lutheran Church Missouri Synod in purple with a cross

What We Believe


With the universal Christian Church, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, as a member of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod teaches . . . . . . .

Mt. Olive Lutheran Church Vision

Vision is not about reality or what is; vision is about our dreams, aspirations . . .

Photo of a crane lifing roof trusses into place during construction of the west wing

West Wing Construction 1995

History of Mt. Olive

Rev. Richard Raedeke began proclaiming Christ Jesus to . . .


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Mt. Olive Lutheran Church Constitution and Bylaws