Maahanmuuttajat

Seurakunnan monikulttuurisuustyö tukee maahanmuuttajien sopeutumista suomalaiseen yhteiskuntaan. 

Maahanmuuttajille on tarjollamonenlaista aktiviteettia ja ryhmätoimintaa. Ole kuin kotonasi!
Esimerkkejä toiminnasta:

  • raamatturyhmä ja rukousryhmä
  • miesten ryhmä ja naisten ryhmä
  • nuortenilta
  • leirit lapsille ja perheille 
  • pyhäkoulu
  • ukrainan- ja venäjänkielisten seurat ja pyhäkoulu
  • sudanilaisten seurat
  • karenilaisten seurat ja pyhäkoulu

Immigrants

Multicultural work in Kokkola finnish congregation helps immigrants to adapt in to finnish society. 

We offer variety of activities and groups for immigrants. International meetings are in finnish and english. There are also own meetings for language groups. In these groups we have volunteers leading the fellowship. Feel yourself like home!
For example we have:

  • Bible groups and prayer groups
  • Groups for men and women
  • Youth evenings
  • Camps for children and families
  • Sunday schools
  • Ukrainian and Russian fellowship and Sunday school
  • Sudan fellowship
  • Kareni fellowship and Sunday school

International groups and evenings

International group for women

We pray and read Bible, share, and get to know each other. You may be new in town? Welcome!
Place: Kaarlela congregation center (address: Kruunupyyntie 1), downstairs in Tararant-room.

Once a month on Tuesday at 18.00.
Next dates: 
31.1. / 14.2. / 28.3. / 8.4. / 16.5.

Water gym for immigrant women and girls

We have fun together and gym in water is good for your health.
Place: Swimming center Vesiveijari (address: Kaarlelankatu 55).

Once a month on Tuesday at 18.00 - 18.45.
Next dates: 17.1. / 7.2. / 7.3. / 4.4. / 2.5.

(a ticket must be bought for water gym)

International group for men

We pray and read Bible, share, and get to know each other. You are warmly welcome!
Place: Kaarlela congregation center (address: Kruunupyyntie 1), downstairs in Tararant-room
Every Thursday evening at 17.00.

Lighthouse

International meeting for youth, students, and young adults.
We pray and worship, have Bible studu, share life, and eat good food.
Place: Kaarlela congregation center (address: Kruunupyyntie), downstairs in Tararant-room.

Once a month on Saturday at 17.00.
Next dates: 18.2. / 11.3. / 8.4. / 13.5.

International Club

Open for every age and all families. We meet other immigrants, we learn about Finland and learn to use finnish language. You can also ask for help if needed.
Place: Community Club SILTA (address: Ryövärinkarintie 1)

Every Wednesday at 16.00 - 18.00.
Once a month church worker participates. Also other organizations take part.

Do you need help with your life situation?

Pleace feel free to contact these:

  • Deacons give counsselling and help, please book a meeting. You can book a meeting by calling to this number 050 3147 297. Booking is open from Monday to Friday only at 9.00-10.00 in the morning. You can also send whatsapp-message to that number at any time of the day.
  • You can call and send message to immigrant work leader Natalia Haponen
  • You can also contact international work leader Minna Lempiälä (these two numbers below)
  • Or in the evenings you can call Palveleva Puhelin any day. Open at 18.00-24.00. Click here for more info. 

Ovet ovat auki! Doors are open!

Kansainväliset tapahtumat ovat avoimia kaikille. Lisäksi järjestetään erilaisia teemailtoja, leirejä ja retkiä. Seuraa kirkollisia ilmoituksia Kokkola-lehdessä. Olet tervetullut mukaan kokemaan kansainvälistä yhteyttä! Myös kaikki muu seurakunnan toiminta on avointa maahanmuuttajille.

International meetings are open for everyone. There will also be theme evenings, camps and trips, check the newspaper Kokkola for church advertisements. You are warmly welcome the experience international fellowship! Also all other activities in church are ope for immigrants.

Maahanmuuttajanaiset laulamassa.