Velkommen til Mindekirken!
Whether you are returning to Mindekirken or visiting for the first time, you are heartily welcome!
The Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church, or Mindekirken, is an ELCA church with services in both Norwegian and English. Services are held every Sunday at 9:00am (English) and 11:00 am (Norwegian, translations provided).
Mindekirken is located 1 block south of E. Franklin and 10th Ave. S.
In addition to weekly church services, Mindekirken serves its members and the Norwegian-American community with a variety of faith-based and cultural programs. We invite you to explore our website for all that is happening at Mindekirken!
Laura Ellestad, Hardanger fiddle player
to perform at Mindekirken Sunday, February 7, 2016
11:00 am Worship Service - In Norwegian, with liturgy and hymns from the Lutheran Church of Norway. Translations available.
This Sunday at the Norwegian service - Special music by Laura Ellestad.
1 pm Gathering of Hardanger fiddle players OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Laura Ellestad plays traditional Hardanger fiddle music from Valdres, Norway. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Traditional Music Performance from the Ole Bull Academy in Voss (2008–2012) and a master's degree in Performance with Thesis from the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo (2012–2014). She has studied with some of the foremost Hardanger fiddlers and tradition bearers in Norway, including Tore Bolstad, Jan Beitohaugen Granli, Leif Rygg, and Håkon Høgemo.