Services, Bible study groups, choirs and other activities in Oulu



The Evangelical-Lutheran Parishes of Oulu welcomes everyone to take part in church activities. 
Our task is to organize activities that cover practically every aspect of Christian life.
Sunday Worship services, Bible study groups and pastoral counseling are but a few examples of what we offer.

Most of the activities of the Oulu parishes are in Finnish, but you are always welcome join us even if we do not share a common language.  Activities in Finnish that we offer are, for example, camps and trips, choirs and music groups, groups for seniors, support groups, open doors evenings for youth and silent retreats. Also affordable or free lunches or breakfasts are arranged for those in need.

You find all events, activities and services of Oulu Evangelical-Lutheran Churces here (in Finnish).


Worship Services and communion Services in English, please click the link here!


Pastor for international work and diacon in student work and international work

Oulu Evangelical-Lutheran Parish Union has pastor for international work and diacon in student work and international work. Their main task is to support, help and advise foreigners and immigrants. The aim is to help people to find their way into the church and become full members of the society. The best way to find activities that interest you is to contact our staff.


Pastor for international work Árpád Kovács., tel. +358 40 524 2778


Diacon in student work and international work Salla Havukainen-Junno, tel. +358 40 574 7132



For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them. -Matthew 18:20


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