You have probably heard of the hymn “Amazing Grace” by John Newton (1725 – 1807). He was an extraordinary man at his life time and beyond. It is worth reading up on his life story. On the one hand, we can learn from his life that it is possible to be freed […]
Who can follow Jesus wholeheartedly at all times as we walk our path of life here on earth? No one can follow Him wholeheartedly – at least not in our own strength! Our Lord has called us to follow him – and leave behind many things, even family and friends – and set before […]
On Sunday, 22 April 2018, we were marvelling at God speaking to us in times of trouble. When we face situations we cannot easily come to terms with, we may turn to God’s word. He will surely bless us through a Bible verse – a word of counsel, comfort or assurance. Just as when […]
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 […]