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Sunday Services

Sunday Services are held on Sundays at 1 pm in Palosaari Church. During the summer months, Jun-Aug, we only gather once a month. Currently this is the only traditional-style (liturgical) weekly English-language Church Service in Vaasa.  The coffee time upstairs after the service is a great way to make friends. 

Aside from the brief list on our home page, our Facebook group will usually have more information about upcoming services, with announcements of Service details usually posted during the week leading up to the Service.  This can include information about what to expect in the Service, as well as any unusual arrangements, where the service gets moved to a different location.

Sunday School

At the back of our church you can find a Kids Corner with books, toys and a small altar. Parents can sit there with the kids and still be a part of the Sunday Service. Significant Sundays we also have Johanna Mittilä leading Sunday School at the Kids' Corner.

Sunday School Autumn 2020:

16. August
20. September
25. October
22. November

Kids Club - in English

Kids Club will start again in the autumn 2020. The kids then gather Wednesdays, 17.00 - 18.30 in Palosaari seurakuntatalo (Kapteeninkatu 14-16). First Club is 2.9.

  • for kids 7-12 years old
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Learning and practising English
  • Bible stories
  • New friends
  • Juice & biscuits
Leader: Johanna Mittilä
If your kids would be interested in joining our club, please be in contact with Immigrant Worker Jessica Emaus, jessica.emaus@evl.fi or +358044 4808 280 to see if there are available places.

Arabic Service

Worship services in Arabic are held in Ristinummi Chapel (Kappelinmäentie 8) every Sunday at 3 p.m. At summertime services are held in Huutoniemi Church. These services are organized by the Sudanese community in Vaasa but everybody is welcome to join in the worship. 

Church Picture from outside
Kids sitting on the floor, listening to a Bible story.

Bible Study.

A Bible Study group gather every Wednesday in our homes. We usually read the Bible text from the previous Sunday and discuss and question whatever that comes to our mind. We also share prayer request and thanksgiving and pray togheter. If you are interested in joining or have any questions about the group you can be in contact with Immigrant Worker Jessica Emaus, jessica.emaus@evl.fi or +35844 4808 280

Baptism Classes

Baptism Classes are available upon request—if you are thinking of getting baptised, or just want to learn about our faith, our staff are happy to arrange classes to go through the basic beliefs of our church!

Special Events

For information about special events, like the Sauna Evening and Christmas Party, or upcoming camps and trips, please visit our Facebook page!