Israel Today Conference

at Espoo Pentecostal Church January 25, 2020

The conference starts with an afternoon seminar at 14:00-18:00:

Esa-Pekka Mattila, Senior Pastor of the Espoo Pentecostal Church

Risto Huvila, Author and Chairman of the Federation of Finland-Israel Associations

Dr. Kari Teittinen, M.D., Heart Surgeon

Pekka Ruokomäki, Elocutionist

Ms. Yael Eidelman, Author & Speaker

Ms. Päivi Taskinen, Tour guide and helper of holocaust survivors in Budapest

Panel Discussion: Church and Israel with

Arto Antturi, Vicar of Pitäjänmäki Lutheran Congregation

Petri Mäkilä, Editor-in-Chief of the Pentecostal weekly RV

Pastor Esa-Pekka Mattila

Moderated by Risto Huvila

The seminar concludes with a prayer session for Israel and the Jewish people.

Soup dinner 18:00-19:00

The holocaust memorial event at 19:00:


H.E. Maximilian Hennig, Ambassador of Austria to Finland

Dr. Susanna Kokkonen, Author & Speaker

Simon Livson, Chief Rabbi of the Jewish Community in Finland

Ms. Miriam Schwartz, The Roma Community in Finland

Pastor Esa-Pekka Mattila

Risto Huvila


Jewish choir Hazamir

Risto Huvila & The New Song

Afternoon seminar fee 20€, incl. coffee & snacks, and soup supper at 18:00; free admission for students, single parents and unemployed. Payable in cash at the entrance. No registration.

Evening event is free admission, simultaneous interpretation (Finnish-English) available. 

The Espoo Pentecostal Church is located at Luomanportti 8, Olari,

between the Olari Lutheran Church and Bilia. 

Closest metro station (600 m) is Niittykumpu.