You are warmly welcome to our parish! We are Tuusula Lutheran Church.
Our activities are mainly in Finnish. For you who want to practise and learn Finnish language we have Finnish Discussion Groups.
Please, write or phone us for more information! Everybody is warmly welcome to our parish! We would be delighted to see you!
Finnish discussion groups
Jokela: At Jokela Kotikirkko, Keskustie 2
- On Monday and Friday at 10-11 am
Hyrylä: At Perhetupa Myötätuuli, Purjekuja 1
- On Monday at 10-11 am
You are warmly welcome! Groups are open for everybody and free of charge. Groups are led by voluntary workers.
Please ask for more information:
secretary for international work
p. 040 740 8191
Multicultural Sunday evenings
Multicultural Sunday evenings At Jokela Kotikirkko, Keskustie 2.
- 27.3. at 16-18
- 24.4. at16-18
- 22.5. at 16-18
Everybody is welcome! Welcome wether alone or with your family! Evengings are both for immigrants and for those who would like to make friends with people coming from abroad.
We gather together once a month, and discuss topics participants wish. Our aim is to get to know each others and our cultures and also to get to know Tuusula and the Finnish way of life.
There are interpreters of Arabic and Swahili with us. Available free tee, coffee and juice.
Pastor Timo Huuhtanen
p. 0400 743 224
Deacon Tarja Kataja
p. 040 735 9640
Secretary for international work Johanna Makkonen
p. 040 740 8191
Early childhood education and family activities
We offer versatile activities for both children and adults together and separately.
We want to protect childhood and support parenting and Christian education. We're here for you and your family.
At the family club, we're just waiting for you, mom, dad, grandparent or carer with your kids. The family club is an open stop for adults and children together.
Being together and sharing life's questions with other adults brings the oasis to the middle of everyday life. There is a breakfast at the start of the club. Activities are free of charge and do not require registration.
We meet once a week. A more detailed program for clubs will be published weekly on family clubs' Facebook.
At Jokela Kotikirkko from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon
- childcare from 10:00 a.m to 11:00 a.m
At Rihasali, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
At Kellokoski Parish House, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Online at 4:30 p.m. You can find a link to the club on the website and on Facebook for children and families.
In Lahela (address: Neitoperhonkuja 2) from 9:30 a.m to 11:30 a.m
At the Parish Centre from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Mobile Family Club.
At the Parish Centre every other Saturday from 09:30 a.m to 11.30 a.m. Starting on Saturday 28. August.
Family clubs on Facebook
You can continue the conversation or share information with other family club members on the Facebook group. For every family club you can find your own group on Facebook: Tuusula seurakunta – Lapset ja perheet.
First baby group
The first baby group is intended to families with their first child.
- Jokela Kotikirkko Monday from 2:40 p.m to 4:30 p.m
- Parish Centre Tuesday from 2:30 p.m to 4:30 p.m
- Kellokoski Parish House from Thursday 3:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m
- Online Thursday from 10:00 a.m to 11:30 a.m
You do not need to register for the group. See themes related to the everyday life of the baby family on the church’s website.
Café Vauvala (Café for baby families)
The baby families' own living room, where parents can chat over a cup of coffee. We meet on Thursdays from 2:30 p.m to 4.30 p.m at the Parish Centre.
Pop up Café
The café meetings in Tuusula parks. More information on the website and from Facebook. The program includes joint activities and nice time together with snacks.
Open family music playschool (Muskari)
Family music playschool is a church lap treatment for the little ones and the big ones. The music play school is open to all and toll-free.
After the music, you can continue playing in the café.
- At the Parish Centre on Monday from 3:00 a.m to 4:30 p.m.
- Riina Haapaniemi, tel. 040 705 9345.
Online music play school
Online music play school on Monday at 4:30 p.m. Starting on Monday 23. August. You can find a link to the music play school in the website and on children’s and families’ Facebook.
Living room for one parent families
Single parents, co-parents and widows are welcome to the livingroom. Adults have the possibility of a joint debate of everyday matters. For children, there is a childcare. Joint evening snack at 7 p.m. More information Salla Talvitie, tel. 040 636 0424.
Welcome to the joint evenings of plural families at the Parish Centre. We will have a nice time together with evening snacks. Salla Talvitie, tel. 040 636 0424.
Our day club is early childhood education based on the Christian values for the children aged 2-6 years. The day club is a palce for a child to grow up and where we co-operate with the child’s home.
There is a joy of play in the day club, doing things together and caring. In our group activities, our goals are to support the child’s overall growth and developement.
Clubs meet in two three times a week for 2-3 hours at the time.
After-school activities for schoolchildren - iippa
Pre-registration is required for the after-school activities – iippa meets at Kellokoski Parish House on Monday to Friday from 11:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m. Inquiries for available places **@** tai p. 040 766 4668.
Sunday school is a small church which has the size and look of a child. Read more on the website.
Events and family camps
Events for children and families and familycamps offer nice activities and experiences for children and adults. More information on the website.
Family churches and fairs
In family churches, we welcome in addition to children and parents, grandparents, godparents, friends and anyone who wants to look at life and the church year from the child’s perspective. It’s allowed for the child to be heard and seen in the church.
Children's choirs and youth vocal group
The choirs provide joy and brisk going for children and young people.
For more information, see the website Action - Music - Children's Choirs.
School age clubs for 7-14 year olds
See club information on our website or ask more about clubs:
Tommi Aulasmaa, tel. 040 527 1487
Birgitta Kokko, tel. 040 715 8703.
For more information on youth activities, please contact Juha Pitkä, tel. 0400 775 854.
Help with family challenges
If you need support for parenthood, everyday life situations or financial challenges, please contact to the deacon of family work. Salla Talvitie, tel. 040 636 0424.
Information can also be found in the parish magazine advertisements in Keski-Uusimaa newspaper and in its supplementary newspaper ”Viikko”.
tel. 040 766 4668
Early childhood education and care supervisor
Facebook: Tuusulan seurakunta Lapset ja perheet
Tel. 040 177 9118
Tel. 040 177 9112
Tel. 040 177 9117
Keskustie 2, Jokela
Tel. 040 177 9114
Tel. 040 177 9116
Rusutjärvi camp home
Tel. 040 177 9113