Welcome to our Easter celebration service on Sunday 1st of April at 4 pm to St. Luke’s Chapel on Linnanmaa! I lead the service and give the sermon!
After the service we’ll have a special coffee fellowship on the bigger congregation hall!
Be blessed during the Easter time! (AS)
Sunday, 17.12.2017, Worship service with communion lead by Pastor Ari Savuoja; message by our missionaries Helmuth and Niina
Place: St Luke’s chapel
During the message there is Sunday school for the children
After the service there is fellowship time for everyone to chat with each other over coffee/tea and […]
The season of Advent and Christmas is quite extraordinary. It makes us wonder about God and whether we believe that He wants to enter our hearts. This year the music band ”Casting Crowns” put this in sound words and an intriguing tune. Listen in to ”Make Room” and read up the lyrics […]
I’ve always been moved by the shepherds who witnessed Jesus’s birth. Perhaps you have heard the story from the Bible: As the shepherds kept watch over their sheep in the fields, an angel appeared and told the good news to them. The shepherds were among the first people in this world to hear about […]
Welcome to join the traditional Christmas Carols on Sunday, 10 December at 16.00 at St. Luke’s Chapel (Yliopistokatu 7, close to the main campus of The University of Oulu). Come to sing the most beautiful songs for Advent and Christmas. Church musician Taina Voutilainen and Quintet will accompany, and there will be a […]
You are welcome to join this year’s Thanksgiving Potluck on Friday, 24 November at 17.30, Salvation Army, Isokatu 4, 5th floor, Oulu. A potluck dinner is a common meal prepared by people bringing dishes to enjoy together. So, please bring a dish – hot or cold, cooked or baked – from your home country […]
Have you heard of Jesus’ story of two men and women (Matthew 24:40-41)? They were doing their daily work and lived ordinary lives. At Jesus’ second coming, only one is taken but the other one is left. We cannot spot any difference between these two men and women, there is no outward distinction in their […]
This is a summary of Hany Fernando’s sermon on the “Father’s Day”, Sunday, 12 November 2017, on Jonah 2:1-9.
Our spiritual life journey is illustrated in many books of the Bible, and so also Jonah bears reference to us as children of God:
God loves us but we turned our back […]
In Psalm 28:7 it reads, “The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me.” We may examine our hearts whether we trust in God alone, and recall times and events in our lives when He has shielded us from all kinds of evil – from inside or outside ourselves. […]
Sometimes, in sports contests, it is said that one of the teams or one of the competitors has a home ground advantage. In Luke 4:23-30 Jesus states that prophets do not have such an advantage. A prophet may even have a reversed home ground advantage: prophets are hardly accepted on their home ground. The same happened to Jesus […]