Sunday, October 11, 2020     
11:00 a.m.  Worship Service
Embedded YouTube video  

Greeting:                Rikke Dierssen-Morice (Danish)
Preacher:               Rev. Andrés  Roberto Albertsen  
Organist:               Jordan Buchholtz
Vocalist:                John De Haan 
Announcements:  Jeannette Henrikssen
Readers:               Joona Sundström (Finnish) and Grethe Petersen (Danish)
Special Music:      Tidløs, Bill Wangensteen and Jordan Buchholtz (Piano duet)

1 pm Kirkekaffe/Church Coffee via Zoom at

View the YouTube video of the service at Mindekirken here


Rev. Andrés Roberto Albertsen is an Argentinean Lutheran pastor of Danish descent who was ordained by the Church of Denmark and served the Danish Church in Buenos Aires from 1992 to 2011. In 2011, he came to the U.S. to pursue a Ph.D. in Theology at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota.  Currently, he lives in Willmar, Minn., where he serves as visiting pastor at Vinje Lutheran Church and as interim pastor at the Hispanic Lutheran congregation Iglesia Paz y Esperanza.  









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.









Rikke Dierssen-Morice has been the Honorary Consul for Denmark for Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota since her appointment in 2014. A life-long member of the Danish-American community in the Twin Cities, Rikke presently serves as Vice President of the Danish American Center in Minneapolis. She is also a litigation partner with Maslon LLP, also in Minneapolis, with a practice primarily focused on policyholder insurance coverage recovery.