Last updated: 2 June 2020
Please follow up with this website on updates regarding OIEF’s activities amidst the Covid-19 situation.
As of 1 June, churches are moving from remote to face-to-face gatherings, for the time being. Exceptional circumstances continue to be in place. Safety measures must be taken accordingly.
We wish everyone to stay safe and sound, and follow the safety […]
We had cancelled face-to-face worship services and gatherings at OIEF during 17 March and 31 May due to the Covid-19 pandemic. All of us had to keep a distance to others, and most stay at home. But many of our activities in relation to others and God could still take place, though in different ways. […]
Last updated: 3 June
Between 17 March and 31 May, OIEF had suspended all face-to-face gatherings. The purpose was to take measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19. I am thankful for God’s guidance and provision in this time. I trust that God will cater for our needs also in the time coming, so that […]
The Bible states about Christian believers that “our citizenship is in heaven” (Philippians 3:20). What reasons and implications does this statement suggest for the earthly lives of Jesus’ followers? Read up more from Bastian’s sermon “Dual Citizenship” (BF)
Please note that on 13 March at 20.15 it was decided to cancel the “Encouragement Days” (26 – 29 March) due to the current coronavirus situation. (BF)
New Wine (https://newwine.fi, https://www.new-wine.org) cancelled its ”Encouragement Days” in English in March by means of Rev. Richard Thomas, Stephen Broadie and Dan Allen from the UK, see below.
The Bible is a great source of stories showing us our brokenness, and how Jesus heals us and cares for our needs. Think about the woman at the well (John 4:5-26). She is drawing water every day, alone and heartbroken. She is not only looking for water to still her thirst, but also for love […]
Open on certain Thursdays from 5pm to 7pm:
16.1., 30.1., 13.2., 27.2., 5.3., 19.3., 2.4., 9.4., 16.4., 30.4. and 7.5.
Tuira church (Myllytie 5)
Entrance from parking lot side.
Come, meet others and spend time together. Tea for free!
Arranged by Tuira Parish of The Evangelical-Lutheran Church in Finland (BF)
Worship service led by Hany Fernando
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 snacks.
Christmas Carols. Bring your friends and family to sing along the most […]
Welcome to join the traditional Christmas Carols on Sunday, 8 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 Clarinet Quartet will accompany, and there will be also other […]
You are welcome to join this year’s Thanksgiving Potluck on Friday, 29 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 and […]