Second Tuesday Open House Summer Seminar

Join us Tuesday, June 6, for the annual Tuesday Open House Seminar.

See the agenda below. Click here to register.     

Tuesday Open House          

Second Summer Seminar  


 June 6, 2023


Theme:    Dreams of a Better Life: A story of immigration

Date:        June 6, 2023

Time:       9:15 am to 3:00 pm  Doors will open at 8:30 am and coffee will be available

Cost:        $25.00 (donation includes coffee, or other beverages, and lunch)

Location:  Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church - Mindekirken
                Fellowship Hall
                924 East 21st Street
               Minneapolis, MN  55404



               9:15            Welcome

  9:30—10:30            Celebrations Planned for 2025 Bicentennial
                                   Terje Joranger, Director, Emigrant Museum, Ottestad, Norway

10:40—11:40            Emigration from Amsterdam and Then to New Amsterdam
                                   Frans-Arne Hedlund from Norway

11:45—12:30            Lunch

12:40—  1:40            Why did people emigrate?
                                   John Christianson, Professor Emeritus from Luther College

  1:50—  2:50            The Emigrant Trunk
                                   Roger Hellesvig, as an immigrant with his trunk

  2:50—  3:00            Closing Comments




Mindekirken is called to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with all people, empowering service to others.
Mindekirken practices its ministry through Norwegian traditions, culture, and language.