Who we are
We are part of the biggest religious organisaton in Finland, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Finland.
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oulu is operated and administered in the structures of the Oulu Evangelical Lutheran Parish Union. Totally about 73 % of the citizens of Oulu are members in the Evangelical Lutheran Church.
You can meet us in services and in many warm and friendly groups and gatherings- mostly in Finnish. We welcome everyone and we offer many kinds of activities to people who seek connection with other Christians and God.
You find the contact information for local parishes and their offices listed in the below.
With you in life
We as Christians want to live with you in everyday life and festivities, in moments of joy and sorrow. Services and other events and volunteer work can bring lots of new elements in your life. Our ministry bring people together also in group activities such as clubs and hobbies which are arranged for the joy of people of all ages. We want to stay with you throughout your life.
The Parish offices and contact information
All local parish offices can be reached under the following contact information and can assist with:
- joining the church
- official certificates
- examination of potential impediments to a marriage
- family research/genealogy
- information about church activities
The parish offices are usually open according to the following opening hours, Mon-Fri, from 9 am. - 4 pm.
Oulu Cathedral Parish office
Isokatu 17, 90100 (the ground floor)
Entrance from the side of Asemakatu
tel. +358 8 3161 401
Haukipudas Parish office
Kirkkotie 10, 90830 Haukipudas
tel. +358 8 5471 185
Karjasilta Parish office
Nokelantie 39, 90150 Oulu
tel. +358 8 5313 200
Kiiminki Parish office
Kirkonniementie 6, 90900 Kiiminki
tel. +358 40 584 4406
Oulujoki Parish office
Hintantie 89, 90650 Oulu
tel. +358 8 5313 500
Oulunsalo Parish office
Vattukuja 2, 90460 Oulunsalo
tel. +358 8 5142 700
Tuira Parish office
Myllytie 5, 90500 Oulu
tel. +358 8 5314 600