The Chaplain has invited The Revd Dr Mika Pajunen to be an Assistant Chaplain of St Nicholas, Helsinki

A picture of the new Assistant Chaplain, The Revd Dr Mika Pajunen
The Revd Dr Mika Pajunen

The Revd Dr Mika Pajunen was ordained in 2001 and served his “title” as an Assistant Curate in the Chaplaincy. He then moved to other tasks and was made an Assistant Chaplain, a post he held until he was appointed as a Theological Advisor to the Archbishop of Finland.

He is currently working as a Liturgical Consultant in Kirkkotila Oy (Church Space Ltd), assisting churches in creating and adapting their liturgical spaces and worship to present day demands. He was awarderd the degree of Doctor of Theology from Helsinki University in 2009.

Dr Pajunen has accepted the Chaplain’s invitation to minister as a part-time, non-stipendiary Assistant Chaplain. He will start this ministry on Sunday 15th May and the licensing service, led by Archdeacon Leslie Nathaniel, takes place at Mikael Agricola Church on Sunday 7th August 2022 at 10 a.m.