The Estonian Evengelical Lutheran Church




Advent Reflection – Speech of Archbishop Urmas Viilma on 5 December 2018 in Tallinn Cathedral

Yet another year of the Lord is coming to an end. Certainly there has been a lot that is worth bringing along into the coming year.


80 years of full communion between the Church of England and the Lutheran churches in Estonia and Latvia – ecumenical worship service at the Cathedral of Tallinn on October 14th, 2018

The Church of England and the Lutheran churches in Estonia and Latvia will celebrate 80 years of altar and pulpit fellowship with a festive worship service on Harvest Festival Sunday, October 14th, 2018, at 11.00 am at the Cathedral of Saint Mary the Virgin in Tallinn.


Sermon on Independence Day – Republic of Estonia 100 on 24 February 2018 in Church of the Holy Cross in Paide

 „I come from a country whose name is Estonia,“ began president Lennart Meri his speech that he held almost a quarter of a century ago in Munich. Only a few years before had Estonia with the other Baltic States returned to the map of Europe and of the world as a free nation. For many as the head of a still unknown state, Lennart Meri described to the audience exactly where Estonia was geographically situated and what kind of relationship had Estonians with nature.


The Consistory of the Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church has a new Chancellor and new assessors

On November 28th, 2017, the XXX EELC General Synod decided to appoint into the new Consistory of the EELC four assessors and the Chancellor.

The Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church is again a worldwide church

The XXX General Synod of the EELC decided at its meeting on November 29, 2017 to accept congregations that used to belong to the EELC Diocese Abroad (as of July 16, 2017) into the EELC as diaspora congregations. The General Synod of the EELC also decided to form a EELC North-American diaspora deanery to replace North-American deanery.