Sunday, October 13, 2019     
11:00 a.m.  Worship Service   

LEIF Closing worship

11:00 a.m. Nordic Worship Service  (English translation provided)   

Greeting:  John Xavier  former Chair US and Canada Saami
Preacher and Liturgist:  Anne Brit Aasland
Organist: Jordan Buchholtz
Special Music:   The Mindekirken Choir, directed by John De Haan, will perform "My Sin and Guilt were Borne by Thee"
(final movement) (American premier) 
from HALLGRIMSPASSIA by Sigurour Sævarsson
Icelandic text by Hallgrimur Pétersson
translated into English by Gracia Grindal
World Premier of the English Translation

Nordic Flag Recessional   
Noon Kirkekaffe/ Festive Church Coffee (Suggested Donation $5 )     


Pastor Anne Brit AAslandAnne Brit Aasland arrived in Minneapolis to become the  pastor at Mindekirken in December 2018.  Her previous pastoral experience was in the Church of Norway in the Bærum area. She is originally from Stavanger, Norway. She has three daughters and six grandchildren in Norway.



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.





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.