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We are Tuusula Lutheran Church. You are warmly welcome to our parish!

Below you can find descriptions of some of our activities. Please note that our activities are mainly in Finnish. For you who want to practise and learn Finnish language we offer free Finnish Discussion Groups.

Please, write or call us for more information! We would be delighted to meet you!

Multicultural Sunday evenings

Welcome, wether alone or with your family, to the multicultural Sunday evenings at Jokela Kotikirkko, Keskustie 2.  

Spring 2024

On Sundays at 16-18: 
10.3, 7.4 ja 5.5.

Both immigrants and those who would like to make friends with people coming from abroad are welcome!

We gather together once a month, and discuss topics chosen by the participants. 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.

More information

Secretary for international work Johanna Makkonen
p. 040 740 8191
**@**

Finnish discussion groups

Groups are open for everybody and they are free of charge. Groups are led by voluntary workers.  

Please ask for more information:
Johanna Makkonen
secretary for international work
p. 040 740 8191
**@**

Early childhood education and family activities

We offer 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.

For more information, please contact: The early childhood education and care supervisor Satu Lintunen, p. 040 766 4668, **@**

The deacon of family work, p. 040 636 0424.

The priest of early childhood education, p. 040 670 8638.

You are welcome to join our Facebook: Tuusulan seurakunta Lapset ja perheet. 

Family Clubs

The family club welcomes adults with their children to come and enjoy time with other families.

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 at:

  • Kotikirkko, Jokela
  • Rihasali, Riihikallio 
  • Parish house at Kellokoski 
  • Lahela
  • Parish centre at Hyrylä

The program for the clubs will be published weekly on family clubs' Facebook.

Family clubs on Facebook

You are more than welcome to start a conversation or share information with other family club members on Facebook. For every family club you can find their own Facebook group at Facebook: Tuusula seurakunta – Lapset ja perheet.

Odotuksen ihme -group

We discuss about topics such as pregnancy, relationships and everyday life with a baby. We offer snacks and coffee. 

Family café 

Livingroom for families. You can join us according to your own schedule. We meet at 

  • Kotikirkko, Jokela
  • Rihasali, Riihikallio

First baby group

The first baby group is intended to families with their first child. Pregnant moms are also welcome. 

We meet at the parish centre at Hyrylä. 

  • Ekavauva I is for 0 to 6 month-old babies .
  • Ekavauva II is for 7 to 12 month-old babies.

Café Vauvala (Café for baby families)

The baby families' own living room, where parents can chat over a cup of coffee. We meet at the Parish Centre: Rykmentintie 34, 04300 Tuusula

Open family music playschool (Muskari)

The Family music playschool is open to all and free of charge. We sing and play together at the Parish Centre in Hyrylä.

After the music session, the children can continue playing at the café.

Online music play school

The link to the music play school is on our website and on Facebook (for children and families).

Children's choirs and youth vocal groups

The choirs provide joy and brisk going for children and young people.

For more information, see the website.

Livingroom for single-parent-families

Single parents, co-parents and widows are welcome to this livingroom. Adults have the possibility of a joint debate about everyday matters. For children we offer childcare. Joint evening snack. We meet once a month at the parish centre in Hyrylä.

Plural meetings

Welcome to the joint evenings of plural families at Purjekuja 1, Tuusula. We will have nice time together with evening snacks. More information from the family deacon.

Day clubs

Our day clubs are meant for children aged 2-6 years. The children play together, take part in different activities and learn about Christian values. The day club is a palce to grow, learn new skills and build new friendships. Our goals are to support the child’s holistic growth and developement.

Clubs meet about three times a week for 2-3 hours at the time. Pre-registration is required.

After-school activities for school children (iippa)

Pre-registration is required for the after-school activities – iippa - which meets at Kellokoski Parish House. Inquiries for available places: **@** tai p. 040 766 4668.

Sunday school

Sunday school is a church for children. There is also online material in Finnish on our 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

Family churches welcome all children, parents, grandparents, godparents, friends and anyone who wants to look at life and the church year from a child’s perspective. It’s allowed for the child to be heard and seen in the church.

School-aged clubs for 7-14 year olds

See club information on our website or ask more info: Tommi Aulasmaa, tel. 040 527 1487
Herman Pylvänäinen, tel. 040 532 3013

Youth activities

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 the deacon of family work: Salla Talvitie, tel. 040 636 0424.

Read more

Information can also be found in the parish advertisements in Keski-Uusimaa newspaper.

Contact details

Satu Lintunen
tel. 040 766 4668
Early childhood education and care supervisor
**@**

Facebook: Tuusulan seurakunta Lapset ja perheet
Instagram: tuusulanseurakunnan_lapset

OFFICES

Lahela Siipi
Neitoperhonkuja 2
Tel. 040 177 9118

Rihasali
Pellavamäentie 5
Tel. 040 177 9112

Parish Center
Rykmentintie 34
Tel. 040 177 9117

Jokela Kotikirkko
Keskustie 2, Jokela
Tel. 040 177 9114

Kellokoski
Parish House
Männistöntie 5
Tel. 040 177 9116

Rusutjärvi camp home
Hämeentie 44
Tel. 040 177 9113