|Abstract:||Church history (church formerly named Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church), organizational records, photographs, golden jubilee album (1944), song books, and other printed matter. Included are piano music paper rolls.|
|Quantity:||.5 lin. ft.|
Collection donated to the IHRC in 2008 by Eva Hirvi.
The Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church (later Faith Lutheran Church) of Worcester, Massachusetts (57 Laurel Street) , was founded in 1894 by immigrants to the area from Finland. After the retirement of Rev. Viljo Heiman on October 14, 1977, the congregation was disbanded, and the last service was held on December 24, 1978. The church building was sold on March 20, 1979, to the North American Islamic Trust, Inc.
The Faith Lutheran Church, Worcester, Massachusetts collection is available for public research.
The Faith Lutheran Church, Worcester, Massachusetts collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota.
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The Faith Lutheran Church, Worcester, Massachusetts Records, Finnish American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota
Vital records and other archival materials of the church deposited at the Finlandia University's Finnish American Heritage Center in Hancock, Michigan.
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