- Category: Weekly Announcements
Everyone is welcome! English transcripts are provided at the Norwegian services.
Sunday, Feb. 7 Fastelavnssøndag / Transfiguration Sunday
9:00 a.m. English Service of Holy Communion
11:00 a.m. Norwegian Service of Holy Communion - Laura Ellestad on Hardanger fiddle
Thank you to Laura Ellestad for the Hardanger fiddle music. Laura Ellestad plays traditional Hardanger fiddle music from Valdres, Norway. Laura grew up in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. 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. She is currently a PhD research fellow at the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo, where she is researching the Norwegian immigrant folk music milieu in North America.
Sunday, Feb. 7 at 1:00 p.m. There will be a gathering of Hardanger fiddlers, where Laura Ellestad will teach some fiddle tunes. This event is open to the public.
This Week at Mindekirken
Norwegian Language and Culture Classes as scheduled www.mnlcp.org
Tues., Feb. 9
11—11:30 a.m. Tuesday Open House Lunch and Fellowship
12:00 p.m. Program: Marian Eisenmann telling Scandinavian Stories
$7 suggested donation covers both lunch and attending the program
1:30 p.m. Bible study with Pastor Sundt
6:00 p.m. Deacons / Trustees
7:10 p.m. Congregation Council
Wed., Feb. 10 7:00 p.m. Ash Wednesday Service of Holy Communion and Imposition of Ashes
Thurs., Feb. 11 7:00 p.m. Choir rehearsal
Sun., Feb. 14 9:00 a.m. English worship service
11:00 a.m. Norwegian Worship Service Installation of Congregation Council
Sunday School / Nursery care
Pastor Kristin Sundt
Mon., Feb. 15 Church office closed for Presidents’ Day
Tues., Feb. 16 DEADLINE FOR MARCH COMMUNICATOR