"Jesus replied: 'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.' This is the first and the greatest commandment.  And the second is like it: 'Love your neighbour as yourself.' All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments." (Matt. 22: 37-40)

You are warmly welcome to visit our In English-Websites!

Jesus is commanding as to love one another in spite of where we come from. As Christians we are supposed to care for other poeople. No matter where you come from, what is your religion or nationality, you are more than welcome to come along to all our activities and to spend time with us!

From down below you' ll find our multicultural activities. There are also plenty of other activies in Finnish available! Call, send e-mail or come to meet us! We are here for you to help and guide so that you can find your place in our congregation! We wish to be a congregation where there' s room for everyone!


on Mondays from 5 pm to 7 pm in Kismus, located in Kalevankatu 12 B

Knitting is good for your brain and hanging aroud with friends is good to you. Every Monday you are welcome to stay together for chatting and knitting. Here you'll meet Finnish and international people. This is open to all people from different religious backgrounds. Our meetings will continue on 8 Jan 2018.

Follow our Facebook group: Events in English in Lutheran Church of Seinäjoki

Evening snack
for young adults

on Mondays once in a month from 5 pm to 8 pm in Kismus, located in Kalevankatu 12 B

Every once in a month there' s a chance to make some evening snack together of some wastage food, which is given away from groceries. We only use food which is good and useful. Welcome along to make and eat free food together! Bring also your friends with! Firts evening snack in the year 2018 is on Mon 22 Jan.

For more information: Pastor Milla Purosalo-Vandenbroucke, tel. +358 44 716 0201, e-mail: milla.purosalo-vandenbroucke@evl.fi

You can also find a group for young adults in Finnish from Facebook:
Seinäjoen Seurakunnan Nuoret Aikuiset

Evening snack
Evening snack
All Together Event 2017
All Together Event 2017

Afro Group

Music group for those, who want to experience African music, participate to mission and love to sing or play

The group is not having rehearsals regularly, only when needed view times before occurance. The group is having rehearsals in Ylistaros congregation hall, located in Markinsalontie 2 A (30 kilometers from the center of Seinäjoki). The main purpose for the group is to proclaim the gospel by music. If you' re interested, please contact Katri Tuomiharju, tel. + 358 44 580 6701, who is leading the group.

Family Camps

There are arranged  a few weekend lasting family camps in a year. The Camp begins on Friday afternoon  and ends on Sunday. You need to enroll for the camp one month before the camp begins. The main language in the camps is Finnish, so there's also a good chance to learn to speak Finnish! Most of our workers can also speek English if needed.

The next upcoming family camps in Honkiniemi's summer camp will be arranged:

from 2nd to 4th March 2018 Enroll for the camp through this link:
from 22nd to 24th June 2018 Enroll for the camp through this link:
from 19th to 21st October 2018 Enroll for the camp through this link:

The next upcoming family camps in Lankari's summer camp will be arranged:

from 20th to 22nd April 2018 Enroll for the camp through this link:
from 12th 14th October 2018 Enroll for the camp through this link:

For more information: Secretary of Multicultural work
Katri Tuomiharju, tel. + 358 44 580 6701, e-mail: katri.tuomiharju@evl.fi or

Honkiniemi's family camps: Pastor Arja Peltoketo, tel. +358 44 770 3685, e-mail: arja.peltoketo@evl.fi or

Lankari's family camps: Pastor Antti Maunumaa, tel. +358 40 594 3820, e-mail: antti.maunumaa@evl.fi


Didn' t you find suitable activity for you? Is there something you'd wish to be arranged? Or would you perhaps like to do it yourself?

There's many kinds of jobs available for volunteers in our Congregatrion. If you' re interested, please contact us!


For more information about multicultural activities:

Katri Tuomiharju, Secretary of Multicultural work, tel. +358 44 580 6701   

Secretary of Multicultural work Katri Tuomiharju,
tel. + 358 44 580 6701 or katri.tuomiharju@evl.fi






                  Pastor Aila Orsila, tel. + 358 44 580 6651 or aila.orsila@evl.fi


You’ll find us also from Facebook under the name:

Events in English in Lutheran church of Seinäjoki

Join in the group and you will always be aware of the upcoming events, which are arranged in English in our Congregation!

Don't hesitate! Come along! There's always a place for you!

Ota yhteyttä

Katri Tuomiharju
Lähetyssihteeri, monikulttuurisuustyön sihteeri
Seinäjoen seurakunta
Ylistaron kappeliseurakunta
Markinsalontie 2 B
61400  Ylistaro