I guess that was too much of a newbie question to expect any help..oh well,off to usenet where I know I'll get help.
Followup,Usenet rec.photo.digital newsgroup gave me all the answers I needed.
You'll need a CLA-4 adapter from Oly, it accepts 55mm filters and lenses. Just do a google search for cla-4 and you'll find lots of hits. Try the Yahoo C-700 users group for more info.