Welcome to Hämeenkylä parish!
Hämeenkylä parish is a member of the Vantaa Parish Union and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Finland. In Hämeenkylä we care for our neighbourhood and the environment. Our faith in God shows also in our actions. You are warmly welcome to join us!
Where we are
The area of Hämeenkylä parish consists of the areas of Vantaa called Hämeenkylä, Pähkinärinne, Linnainen, Hämevaara, Askisto, Varisto, Petikko, Rajatorppa and Vapaala. Information about other parishes in Vantaa can be found here.
No matter your own convictions, you are most welcome!
The parish church of Hämeenkylä and the parish office
Address: Auratie 3, 01630 Vantaa
Phone: +358 9 830 6560
The office is open from Mon-Fri from 9 am to 2 pm.
A priest is on call on Mon-Fri from 9 am to 1 pm. You can visit or phone +358 9 8306 455.
A deacon is on call on Tuesdays ja Thursdays from 9 am to 11 am. You can visit or phone +358 9 830 6472.
The contact person in international matters are deacon Satu Enrold (deaconal help and Let's read together group) and project coordinator Jarkko Vähäsarja (multicultural activities). Their contact details are on right. They are happy to help!
Come and join us!
We celebrate Mass at the parish church every Sunday at 10 am. At Mass we pray, sing and learn more about Jesus and God. There are also other activities at the church, as well as in our parish home in Vapaala (Ilpolankuja 2) and in our premises in Pähkinärinne (Lammaspolku 1, Lammaspolku 2 A and Lammaspolku 2 B). Most of our activities are in Finnish, but you can join us even if we do not share a common language.
If you wish to know more about God or about the activities of the parish, you can telephone us, email us or come in for a visit. You can speak with a pastor or with a deacon. If you have worries, we can pray for you. We can also help you search for ways to solve your problems.
Some examples of our activities:
Mass every Sunday at 10 am at the church. Sunday school for children.
Let's read together group for immigrant women and girls on Tuesdays from 10 am to noon in Lammaskuja 2 B premises. We speak, read and write Finnish together.
Family group for children with their guardians on Tuesdays in parish home of Vapaala, on Wednesdays at the church and on Fridays in Pähkinärinne (Lammaspolku 1) from 9.30 am to 11 am. A chance to play, sing, chat, drink coffee and meet other families from the area!
Family café on Tuesdays from 9.30 am to 11 am in Pähkinärinne premises, Lammaspolku 1.
Free lunch every Wednesday from 11 am to 12.30 pm at the church. Food is made from food waste donated by grocery stores and food factories.
Open doors for youths on Tuesdays and Sundays from 6 pm to 8.30 pm at the church youth house. Playing billiards and other games, coffee and having fun together.