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Summer opening hours and public holidays in the parish

The parish office is also open during the summer period on Tuesdays to Thursdays from 10am to 1pm. For urgent matters, please contact Pastor Tina Meyn or Propst Hans–Christian Daniel.


The kindergarten is closed from 22.6. until 6.8.2023. Contact in urgent matters via the church office in Helsinki.

Pastor Hans-Christian Beutel has been officially bidden farewell in the service in Helsinki on 4.6.2023. Lead Pastor Tina Meyn is on leave from 15.6. to 13.7. Her replacement will be Provost Hans-Christian Daniel, email [email protected], phone +358 40 540 0005. Pastor Päivi Lukkari will begin her ministry in our congregation on 1 August 2023. Cantor Agnes Goerke and Deacon Timo Sentzke are also on summer leave.

The director of the retirement home Gulmira Akbulatova-Loijas is on holiday from 10.7. In urgent matters, also contact the parish office in Helsinki.

Turku Afternoon Care (NaBe) will be closed from 5.6 to 5.8. Suvi Mäkinen can be reached via her e-mail address [email protected] during the summer months. For urgent matters, please contact the church office in Helsinki.

Many groups and circles take a break during the summer months - nevertheless, the church garden in Helsinki invites you to linger: the small picnic box is available daily to anyone who wants a little break from the dusty, hot city.

The German Church in Helsinki is open to visitors on weekdays from 10 am - 5 pm during the summer season and is supervised by our parish youth. In the organ loft this summer we have an interesting exhibition about the fortified churches in Transylvania and Scandinavia… we wish everyone a relaxing and sunny summer!

Anne Breiling
Anne Breiling
(available by phone on weekdays from 9–15)
Bernhardinkatu 4
00130 Helsinki

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