May 24, 2020 - Online Worship Services


Opening Hymn – Morning Has Broken (video/music by Chris Berg and Paul Dudar)



Prayer of the Day


Children’s Message – Kathleen Koivu


First Lesson: Acts 1: 6-14

Second Lesson: 1 Peter 4: 12-14; 5: 6-11


Gospel: John 17: 1-11



Hymn of the Day – Hilldale Music Team – ELW 855 – Crown Him with Many Crowns


Offertory Thoughts


Song – Mona Wiltshire & Moira Coates – This is my Father’s World


Prayers of Intercession

Lord’s Prayer – Wendy Sorensen




Closing Hymn – Hilldale Music Team – ELW 857 – Lord, I lift your name on high



Rovasti Sakarin viesti


Tuuli ja UGG Gospelkuoro – Swing Low, Sweet Chariot


Pirjon viesti


Tuulin soloo – Jää

Thank you to everyone who participated in today's worship services.

  • Pastor Sakari, Pirjo and Tuuli Nurmesviita of Jämsä, Finland

  • Pastor Arleen Berg Leishman

  • Pastor Jari and Liisa Lahtinen

  • Friends from Pass Lake - Moira Coates, Wendy Sorensen and Mona Wiltshire

  • Chris Berg and Paul Dudar

  • Kathleen Koivu

  • Hilldale Music Team, under the direction of Sarah Kaukinen

  • Mervi Riekko

  • Karl Tuomisto

finnish worship service


english worship service with salem pass lake

may 17, 2020

Thanks to all those who were involved in the May 17th Online Worship Service!

Pastor Jari & Liisa Lahtinen
Pastor Ed Long
ELCIC National Bishop Susan Johnson
Marketta Korhonen
Adam Luoma
Timo Niemisto
Mervi Riekko
Rosie & Grace Salonen, Salem Lutheran, Pass Lake
Karl Tuomisto
Hilldale's Music Team: Shirley Barrow, Katie Bonnie, Sarah Kaukinen, Shirley Kaukinen, Hannu Kormano, Pastor Jari Lahtinen, Pastor Ed Long

Thanks also to everyone who took the time to submit photos for the slideshow.


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