About Agricola Finnish Lutheran Church

Agricola Lutheran is originally a Finnish Lutheran congregation with a strong history and sense of independence. We still follow the tradition of being open and willing to serve everybody. We offer vital, relevant and family-friendly worship. Sunday School, Family and Tots Group, Confirmation, Ladies' group, Men's group, music opportunities, study groups and more. Visit our website: www.agricola.ca to learn more.




Location of worship

Agricola Finnish Lutheran Church
Agricola Finnish Lutheran Church
25 Old York Mills Rd
Toronto, Ontario M2P 1B5
Canada
Phone: (416) 489-7600
Fax: (416) 489-2891
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Church Pastor

Rev Matti Kormano Agricola
Rev Matti Kormano Agricola
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25 Old York Mills Rd
Toronto, Ontario M2P 1B5
Canada
Phone: (416) 489-7600
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Quote of the Day
Romans 1:17

For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith.

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Evangelical Lutheran

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Agricola Finnish Lutheran Church Service Times

Sunday Finnish Worship Service 10:00 a.m. (Communion first Sunday ea month)

English Worship 11:30 a.m. (Communion each week)

Refreshments and fellowship after each service.

Occasionally we have a bilingual service that is conducted in both Finnish and English to serve the wider community. Everyone is invited to attend any or all of the worship services.

All the baptized are welcome to receive bread and wine at the Lord’s table (Communion or Holy Eucharist). If not baptized yet, you can ask for blessing. All Christians, regardless of denomination or church affiliation are welcome to the Lord’s table.

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Finnish, English   Edit

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Under 12s:
The bilingual Sunday School meets downstairs in the Sunday School room. You may register for classes during either the Finnish or English worship services.Sunday School is intended for children over 3 years of age. Younger children are welcome with an adult. Lessons consist of Bible stories, prayer, crafts and singing. Children learn about the Bible in a fun and interactive environment with experienced teachers.

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Our church is wheelchair accessible and has an AED.   Edit

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History of Agricola Finnish Lutheran Church Toronto ON

The Agricola Finnish Lutheran Church was founded under the guidance of John Saarinen in 1931. The congregation met in a number of different locations until enough money had been saved to construct the present church home at the present location at Yonge and York Mills.

The long-awaited opening devotions were celebrated on November 5, 1967 with 600 people in attendance. The beautiful simplicity of the cedar and fir used within the sanctuary reflects Finnish traditions and Lutheran values. The sanctuary has excellent acoustics and can accommodate 300 worshipers.

«The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside the quiet waters, he refreshes my soul and guides me along…»
A Psalm of David, Psalm 23

A new wing was completed in 1982 to better serve the congregation, and provided more space for Sunday School, as well as a nursery, office space and a meeting hall. Agricola has been the spiritual home for several generations of Finnish-Canadians and welcomes people from all ethnic backgrounds to take part in its thriving church community. In addition to Sunday services in English and Finnish, Agricola is also proud to host the Swedish congregation for their weekly services.

Agricola aims to serve all members through a diverse range of weekly activities such as: Moms and Tots, Sunday School, Confirmation Classes, Youth Events, Agricola Lutheran Women, the “Beavers”, Bible Study groups, a Choir, Social and Christian Education Ministries.

We welcome visitors and new members to come and share our church home, and grow in faith as members of God’s family. To obtain more information about services, events and activities at Agricola, please choose a link from the menu.   Edit


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