Finlandia University is alive with the buzz of students once again as classes for the Fall 2017 semester begin this morning. Last night students, faculty, staff and local alumni came together for the opening convocation.
“The convocation ceremony was a great start to the new year,” Campus Pastor Soren Schmidt said. “Between that and the fun that was had at our New Student Orientation, you can feel incredible energy around the university.”
Finlandia University is proud host to The Table: Student Needs Pantry & Services, which was made available do to generous support of the Seibert Lutheran Foundation to provide those in need with food and basic essentials.
To start the school year with full shelves, The Table is seeking your donations!
How to help The Table
Finlandia University’s The Table is stocked entirely by donations from caring individuals and groups who are committed to helping “The Table” and those Finlandia students in need. [...]
Start your new school year by pressing follow on a couple key new social media accounts on campus! Finlandia University Campus Ministry can now be followed on Instagram and Snapchat by following the username FinnUCampusMin.
The first Instagram post from Finlandia Campus Ministry.
Late Tuesday morning Finlandia University student leaders gathered at the Chapel of St. Matthew for a spirited service led by Campus Pastor Soren Schmidt. The leaders were blessed by Pastor Schmidt and repeated an oath (below) after hearing Galatians 6:1-10.
I do promise to uphold the aims and responsibilities to which I have been selected. I will strive to develop myself and others in word and deed, to foster and embody a welcoming, serving and SISU lifestyle and to focus on [...]
A journey of self-discovery with a nod to the long-standing tradition of the theater will be on display April 7-8 on the campus of Finlandia University as the Finlandia Performing Arts Club presents “Women Playing Hamlet,” a comedy written by William Missouri Downs.
“This play is a lot of fun, and I am excited to watch our club pull it off,” said Soren Schmidt, Campus Pastor at Finlandia University and Director of the play. “Our actresses and stage [...]
Students interested in taking part in Finlandia University Campus Ministry’s Alternative Spring Break are invited to attend an information session on Wednesday, February 1 at 4:30 p.m. in the basement of the Chapel of St. Matthew.
The event will feature dates, times and what to expect during the trip to Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp in Iron River, Michigan. If you have any questions prior to the session, please reach out to Campus Pastor Soren Schmidt.
This week on Finlandia Fridays we feature Campus Pastor Soren Schmidt about the ins and outs of Campus Ministry here at Finlandia. In this episode Schmidt outlines the various campus ministry happenings revolving around the organization here on Campus. He goes into depth on events hosted by the folks involved with the ministry on campus including Campus Ministry Soup & Meet, Sunday Night Open Mic & Worship, and of course chapel services.