Events Calendar

Sunday September 30, 2018
Sunday 30 September 2018, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Contact Darlene Nordos


Sunday, September 30, 2018     
11:00 a.m.  Nordic Worship Service   

Nordic Flag Processional

Greeting: Rikke Diersson-Morice, honorary vice-council of Denmark

Preacher and Liturgist:  Pastor Tim Peterson
Organist: Jordan Buchholtz

Special Music:  The Mindekirken Choir 

Noon Kirkekaffe/Church Coffee (Suggested Donation $5)


Rev. Tim Peterson
Tim Peterson began as the interim pastor at Mindekirken in September 2017. He is an ELCA pastor and a retired Minnesota Army National Guard chaplain. He learned Norwegian as an adult, primarily by memorizing the Gospel of Mark. He has pre-sented half or all of the Gospel from memory in Norwegian at Mindekirken, the Norwegian Seaman's Church in San Francisco, three churches in Drammen, Norway, and one church in Kongsberg, Norway. Tim is a graduate of Augsburg College, Luther Seminary, and the United States Army Command and General Staff College. He is married to Donadee. They have three children and three grandchildren.

John De Haan has been the Director of the Mindekirken Choir since 2011.

De Haan is Associate Professor of Voice at the University of Minnesota’s School of Music and Music Director /Choirmaster of Judson Memorial Baptist Church.

  Jordan Buchholtz started serving  as the organist and accompanist at Mindekirken in August 2018,   She is a Minnesota native and 

enrolled in  a DMA (Ph.D) program at the University of Minnesota in collaborative piano. Jordan has worked as an organist/pianist in several Lutheran churches since she was 16.

Rikke Dierssen-Morice, the new Honorary Consul of Denmark in Minneapolis, is a partner in the law firm Faegre Baker Daniels and a life- time member of the Danish American Community through her family.  She is fluent in Danish, English and French.




Location The Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church