We are going to invite a number of guests who have special links with our parish and of course we hope that our good friends in Alberta, Canada, will be able to take part in the main jubilee celebration.
The program for the Anniversary Celebration Weekend is as follows:
SATURDAY, June 16th
1:00 - 3:00 pm Workshop lead by Emma Nilsdotter and Anders Edenroth, the REAL GROUP
6:00 pm Union &Unison Concert with the Norwegian Brønnøy chamber choir and Vilhelmina church choir
Short worship lead by Reverend Martin Kildal, Norway
(United kingdoms of Sweden and Norway: a union of nations under one king and one foreign affairs office. The union lasted between the years 1814-1905. )
10:00 am - 6:00 pm Exhibition of Authentic Lappish traditions at the church hill
SUNDAY, June 17th
10:00 am Gathering at the old church site
The day of celebration begins with a short time of worship and reflection on time past.
Procession to Vilhelmina church
11:00 am Jazz mass in Vilhelmina church
Participants: Reverend Martin Kildal from Indre Helgelands Prosti, Norway
Vicar em. Åke Sjöström, Union Choir, Emma Nilsdotter
Reading of Bible text, the Benediction and the Lords prayer will be held in the Norwegian, Lappish and Swedish languages.
Church lunch: local specialties will be served at the church courtyard buffé
Greetings from neighbor congregations
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Exhibition of Authentic Lappish traditions at the church hill
6:00 pm Concert with the Real Group in Vilhelmina church
If you have any questions, please send an email to our public relations officer, Britt-Marie Lundström: