The Immanuel Finnish Lutheran Church in Perth was founded in 1974 by Finnish immigrants as a place for worship services and a home away from home. The Church celebrated its 40th anniversary on Palm Sunday 2014.
In Finland the Evangelical Lutheran Church is the national church and forms the basic values of the Finnish society. By the end of 2013, 75.2% of Finns were members of the Church. With 4.1 million members, The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland is one of the largest Lutheran churches in the world.
In Perth The Immanuel Finnish Lutheran Church is a member of The Lutheran Church of Australia. It was the first church on the Parkwood premises in 1974, and was later joined by St. Lukes Lutheran Church and Perth Chinese Christian Church.
Today the Immanuel Finnish Lutheran Church serves as a place of worship, as well as a meeting place for the Finnish community in Perth. All events are held in Finnish, but anyone interested in the Finnish language and culture is welcome to join us. Please see "tapahtumat" for all events or contact us through "yhteystiedot".