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Community Blood Drive Graphic
October 27, 2022

FinnU Student Nurses Association hosting blood drive November 4

Do your part to help save lives!

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Hosted by Finlandia University Student Nurses Association (FUSNA), a community blood drive will be held on Friday, Nov. 4 from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. in the Chapel of St. Matthew in Hancock. Donors will go to the lower level of the Chapel to complete paperwork and check vital signs before giving blood.

The FUSNA will also be hosting a bake sale and selling Saykllys candy bars at the blood [...]

Mock Rock 2022 Poster - October 26 at 6:30 p.m.
October 14, 2022

Postponed: Student Senate to host Mock Rock on Oct. 26

This event has been postponed until the Spring semester.

Show us what you got at the annual Student Senate Mock Rock on Wednesday, October 26 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Get a group of friends, choose your favorite song, and sing your heart out at FinnU’s annual lip-syncing contest. Solo entries are welcome, too!

In an entertaining night of music, dance, creativity, and even costumes if you’d like, Mock Rock is all about getting together and having fun!

Prizes

1st place – $150 2nd place [...]

All Means All Community Meal
October 7, 2022

Four ways the Chapel & Pastor Sarah are here to support you

Led by Campus Pastor Sarah Semmler Smith, Campus Ministry seeks to support students’ spiritual growth wherever they are on their journey. Whether you are Lutheran by background, new to Christianity, or exploring other religious traditions, Finlandia seeks to meet you there.

In this week’s episode of Finlandia Fridays, Semmler Smith shares four ways that Campus Ministry is here to support FinnU students. Campus Ministry is an open and affirming ministry of Finlandia University. In other words, you are welcome here.

Community Meals [...]

April 6, 2022

2022 Campus Read Writing Contest winners to be named at community event April 19

Finlandia University Campus Read and Helsinki Slang present: A Common Place: Remembering, Imagining, Healing

Finlandia’s Campus Read and Helsinki Slang communities invite all to attend A Common Place: Remembering, Imagining, Healing on Tuesday, April 19. The free event will start at 4 p.m. at the Chapel of St. Matthew where the winners of the 2022 Campus Read Writing Contest will be announced. For anyone interested in sharing their work, an open mic will be provided.

“This is a great opportunity for people [...]

Prayers for Ukraine
March 23, 2022

Prayers for Ukraine at Chapel of St. Matthew rescheduled for March 24

Due to Wednesday’s campus closure caused by inclement weather, Prayers for Ukraine at the Chapel of St. Matthew has been rescheduled for March 24 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

You are invited to pause your day this Thursday and say a prayer for the people of Ukraine, refugees all over the globe and an end to violence. Stop by the Chapel as you are able between noon – 3 p.m. Thursday, say a prayer, light a candle, or pause [...]

September 3, 2021

Finlandia Fridays with Pastor Sarah Semmler Smith

This week on Finlandia Fridays, campus Pastor Sarah Semmler Smith joins Season 6 host, Jordan Shawhan, to speak about all that is happening this fall at the Chapel of St. Matthew. Semmler Smith talks about the resources, both spiritual and tangible, that she and St. Matt’s can provide as well as the ways for students to get involved or reach out to her anytime they are in need.

“In some ways, you can think of me as the spiritual support animal of [...]

Mobile Food Pantry
November 30, 2020

The Mobile Food Pantry is Back at the Chapel on Dec. 3

On Thursday, December 3, Finlandia University will be hosting another Mobile Food Pantry in the parking lot between Old Main and the Chapel of St. Mattew. Organized through Feeding American West Michigan, mobile food pantries help fill the gap in hunger needs in a community, by supplementing the ongoing work of local pantries with much needed fresh produce, meat, and dairy. The truck coming here on December 3 will hold about 15,000 pounds of such items, [...]

October 28, 2020

Dia de Muertos Meal on Nov. 3 to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

On Tuesday, November 3rd, a special Dia de Muertos meal hosted by the women’s softball team will celebrate Hispanic Heritage month. The meal was delayed due to COVID-19 challenges this past month, but the good food and festive spirit will pervade!

All Finlandia students, staff, and faculty are invited for a take-out style meal, beginning at 7:15 p.m. and going through 8:15 p.m. Similar to the weekly All Means All community meals, which take place on Mondays, this special [...]

October 21, 2020

Volunteers Needed for Mobile Food Pantry Nov. 5

Finlandia volunteers at the 2018 Feeding America Mobile Food Pantry in Ontonagon.

On Thursday, November 5, Finlandia University will be hosting a Mobile Food Pantry in the parking lot between Old Main and the Chapel of St. Mattew. Organized through Feeding American West Michigan, mobile food pantries help fill the gap in hunger needs in a community, by supplementing the ongoing work of local pantries with much needed fresh produce, meat, and dairy. The [...]

Chapel of Saint Matthew
June 1, 2020

The Table Student Food Pantry Open this Summer

Finlandia Students in Hancock this summer: Need some help with basics?  The Table will be open Mondays from Noon – 7 p.m. beginning June 1st. Here you will find freezer goods and pantry staples, along with personal care items. Stop on by! Please note: following CDC guidelines, masks will be required upon your visit. Donations of the following items are welcome if you are able! Drop off to the chapel during operating hours OR to the Hoover Center Tuesday – [...]