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Mount Olivet Conference & Retreat Center
7984 257th Street West 
Farmington, MN 55024-9243

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Phone: 952-469-2175
Fax: 952-469-5564

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40th Anniversary Cookbook!

Posted on November 11, 2016

Hot off the press!

Our 40th anniversary cookbook, From the Woods and Prairie Volume II, is here! Order your copy today by mail or email! Shipping also available.

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Day Advent Journey

Posted on October 13, 2016

A Journey of Grace: Martin Luther's Christmas

Tuesday, November 29th
10:00am - 3:00pm

For Martin Luther, the very human elements of the Christmas story held his imagination every bit as much as the miracle of the incarnate Christ: Mary’s humility, distress, and honor; Joseph’s misgivings, pity, and love; the... Read More

Midweek Worship

Posted on May 24, 2016

Beginning June 15th

Join us this summer as we celebrate 40 years of retreat ministry at our Mount Olivet Conference & Retreat Center. Worship this summer will feature liturgies from Evening Prayer “Vespers” and Compline “Prayer at the Close of the Day”, led by each of our Mount Olivet pastors. With the... Read More

Join our team!

Posted on January 4, 2016

Now Hiring!

Mount Olivet Conference & Retreat Center is looking for part-time housekeepers, approximately 10-12 hours per week. Must be able to work a flexible schedule which includes mornings, weekends and occasional holidays. The person we seek will have an eye for cleanliness and detail, be able to work quickly and... Read More

Holiday How-Tos

Posted on November 10, 2015

We had a beautiful fall day for our Holiday How-Tos event on November 3rd! Over 50 people joined us for this fun, spirit filled day. Chef Justin shared his tips and tricks for holiday menus and serving ideas, like the adorable snowman cheese ball above! After a delicious lunch, Carol and Kaylene shared easy ideas to create a festive... Read More

The Day Advent Journey

Posted on November 9, 2015

Tuesday, December 1st

10:00am - 3:00pm

Advent is a time to slow down, look forward, and wait with expectation for the Christ Child who came to earth as love incarnate and continues to come into our hearts, bringing us into a deep and abiding relationship with God.

That’s hard to do in when too many well-... Read More

Road Construction Update

Posted on June 9, 2015

UPDATE: 10/5/2015 - Road construction is now finished!



Due to road construction, Dakota County Road 9 (Dodd Boulevard) is currently closed from Highway 70 to County Road 2. More information and updates about the construction project can be found on MnDOT's ... Read More

Cross Dedication

Posted on June 1, 2015

Sunday, June 7th 
2:00pm - 4:00 pm

Join us as we dedicate the new cross at Mount Olivet Conference & Retreat Center. The afternoon will include a short program followed by an ice cream reception. After, you are welcome to take a walk on the trails or a dip in the pool and whirlpool. 

Eureka! The News

Posted on May 18, 2015

Mount Olivet Conference & Retreat Center's history was recently featured in the latest newsletter for Eureka Township. Read the newsletter here. More information on the history and beginnings of Mount Olivet Conference & Retreat Center can... Read More

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