Sunday, Oct 16: 11:00 AM a special bilingual Sunday morning Church Service at Mindekirken, attendance limited by pre-reservation, more information to follow;  Bishop Olav Fykse Tveit of Oslo preaching; music by Trond Kverno featuring Vocal Art and the Mindekirken Choir, conductor John De Haan; a half hour of music will precede the service.  There will be no  9:00 service this Sunday and this service will also be livestreamed on Mindekirken’s website.      .

                           

 Bishop Olav Fykse Tveit

For å markere de sterke båndene til det norsk-amerikanske samfunnet i USA, vil Hennes Majestet Dronning Sonja besøke delstaten Minnesota 13. til 16. oktober. Dronningen vil blant annet besøke St. Olaf College, som ble grunnlagt av norske inn-vandrere i 1874. Dronningen vil også delta i mar-keringen av Mindekirkens hundreårsjubileum, besøke Norway House i Minneapolis og møte Minnesotas guvernør Tim Walz.

To mark the strong bonds with the Norwegian-American community if the USA, herMajesty Queen Sonja (pictured at right) will visit the state of Minnesota from the 13th to the 16th of October.The Queen will also, among other things, visit St. Olaf College, which was founded by Norwegian immi-grants in 1874.  The Queen will also be present at the observance of Mindekirken’s 100th Anniversary, visit Norway House in Minneapolis and meet Tim Walz, Minnesota’s governor.