Faith Lutheran Church, Worcester, Massachusetts records
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.
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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.
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Collection donated to the IHRC in 2008 by Eva Hirvi.
Vital records and other archival materials of the church deposited at the Finlandia University's Finnish American Heritage Center in Hancock, Michigan.
- Finnish Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Religious life Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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