University chaplain at your service

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Do you need a break in the bustle of everyday life? Do you want to have a chat or share your sighs with someone? The university chaplains are at your service!

The university chaplains are available to everyone from the university community and are ready to listen to whatever you need to talk about; studies and work, relationships and loneliness, stress, anxiety or spiritual matters. The university chaplains offer a safe space for everyone, regardless of your religious conviction, gender or sexual orientation. They also have professional confidentiality. Additionally, the university chaplains can assist you with religious ceremonies such as baptisms, weddings, funerals and home blessings.

Feel free to get in touch to book a meeting. It's also possible to meet the university chaplains without a scheduled appointment during consultation hours.

University chaplains

Leena Huovinen
City Centre Campus and Meilahti Campus
050 301 9613
leena.huovinen@evl.fi
Visiting hours Wed 14.00-15.00 Vuorikatu 3, huone 233

Lisa Enckell
University Chaplain for Swedish speaking students (2021)
050 533 1562
lisa.enckell@evl.fi
IG: @studentprasten 

Laura Mäntylä
Viikki and Kumpula Campuses
050 591 9874
laura.mantyla@evl.fi
facebook.com/lauramantyla
Visiting hours Thu 12.00-14.00 in Viikki (Info Centre Korona, room 110c)

You can also reach the University chaplains in Jodel @kirkkojakampus.

Want to know more?

For more information, please refer to Kirkko Helsingissä website (in Finnish). You are also invited to visit the Multi faith prayer room.