Thank you for loving our neighbors during Change the World 2017! 

Below you can find the schedule and projects completed during Change the World on April 23, 2017. Over 100 people from Mount Olivet participated in making our community a better place. Visit the Serve page of the Mount Olivet website to discover more ways you can love your neighbor.


8:00 a.m. Registration & Coffee | Gathering Space

8:30 a.m. Worship Service | Sanctuary

9:30 a.m. Find Your Team! | Sanctuary

10:00-10:30 a.m. Arrive at Work Site

*Most projects will be done by noon or 1:00 p.m. If you know they will run longer, plan to bring a lunch. Please bring cell phones so we can stay in touch. Take lots of photos! Tag photos on Instagram with #CTWmountolivet

Change the World 2016 Be Go Do

Sing Up!
Take a look at all the ways you can help throughout the area and here at Mount Olivet. You can then sign up by clicking the button below.



We Need Team Leaders
No meetings required! Just make sure everyone has a ride.
Transport supplies the team might need and carry a cell phone for anything that might come up. Remember to take pictures!

Contact: Bill Carpenter |

Take a Look at Projects

Family Activities | Ages 4+
Create welcome cards for refugee families, create kits for disaster relief, and other family-friendly activities.

Maintenance Projects| Ages 10+
Help with maintenance projects around the church.

La Cocina VA |  Ages 7+
Help the culinary training organization at Mount Olivet with cleaning and organization.


Alternative House | Ages 14+
Maintenance work at a residence for at-risk youth.

Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network (ASPAN) | Ages 7+
Preparation of bagged meals for the homeless.

Bridges to Independence | Ages 18+
Accompany children from a homeless shelter on an outing to a DC museum.

Catholic Charities Refugee Resettlement | Ages 14+
Organize donations for refugees at Catholic Charities warehouse.

Clean Up Four Mile Run | Ages 7+
Help remove trash and keep this lovely stream beautiful.  A family-friendly activity.

Clean Up Lubber RunAges 7+
Behind the hospice. This natural gem is an easy walk from Mount Olivet. Help keep it clean and beautiful. A family-friendly activity.

Culmore Teen Center | Ages 14+
Organization and clean-up at a teen center.

Doorways for Women and Families | Ages 7+
Hosting a supermarket food drive for an organization that supports abused women and their families.

Friends of Guest House | Ages 14+
Maintenance and landscaping at an organization for women coming out of prison.

Shirlington Education and Employment Center | Ages 14+
Help with maintenance for an organization that provides job assistance for workers.