The Christmas Bazaar is on Saturday 25 November. This is the main fundraising event for the Church but it is also great fun and an opportunity to meet with new and old friends. The British Ambassador, Ms Sarah Price, will open the Bazaar at 12 noon on Saturday. A bazaar like no other – it’s…

Three stipends for academic research were announced at the 100th Anniversary reception of the Finnish Ecumenical Council today. Two out of three recipients have strong links with the Anglican Church. Both Mika Pajunen and Miika Ahola say that they feel to be both Lutheran and Anglican; in the true spirit of the Porvoo Agreement! Mika…

Our Christmas Bazaar is on 25 November. You may now place your pre-orders at www.anglican.fi/shop/ Please note that the pre-order shop closes on Sunday, 5 November after which the only way to get your Christmas goodies is by visiting the Bazaar on 26 November. You should also note that all chilled items are available only…

The Deanery of Nordic and Baltic States gathered in Stavanger, Norway from 8th to 10th September 2017. You may read more about the Synod from Bishop David’s blog.   Below are Alexander Nwokeji’s notes on the two presentations in the Synod. These were done over Skype from the UK.   Date: 08.09.2017 Session One: Children…

(Please see the text in English below) Evankelis-luterilaisen kirkon Piispainkokouksen päätös koskien muiden kristillisten kirkkojen jäsenten pääsyä luterilaiseen ehtoollispöytään on herättänyt paljon keskustelua. Tässä on muutamia huomioita asiasta. Englannin kirkko ja Suomen evankelisluterilainen kirkko ovat täydessä kirkollisessa yhteydessä Porvoon sopimuksen (1992) myötä. Porvoon kirkkoyhteisöön kuuluvat katsovat, että niillä on riittävä yksimielisyys kirkon uskoa ja oppia…

I have followed in shock the news from Turku where two persons lost their life and at least six others were  injured in an attack by a man with a knife. My prayers and thoughts are with those who are affected by this heinous crime. May those who have died violently and unprepared find rest…

Every year, at the beginning of a new school tern, the parents are asked for some information of their children for the purposes of making sure that the requirements of the Law of Finland and the pupils rights are fulfilled. Gathering information about the pupil’s religious affiliation is one of the tasks of a school…

Dear all, It is with great sadness that I convey the news that Bishop Geoffrey Rowell, the previous Diocesan Bishop, died peacefully this morning after a short illness. I got to know Bishop Geoffrey personally when he came first to ordain me as a deacon in 2005. Later I met him occcasionally at Diocesan meetings….

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