On Sunday, November 2, 2008 the congregation of St. John’s Estonian Ev. Lutheran Church voted against the union of the Estonian Lutheran Church in Exile with the Estonian Lutheran Church in Estonia.
The first meeting of MES sponsored Estonian language classes for beginners will be held on Saturday, October 25 from 12:00 noon until 2:00 pm, at St. John’s Estonian Church hall. Four classes are forecast for this fall session at a cost of $75 per person. While the emphasis will be on spoken Estonian, the student will also gain insight into grammar as well as learning some Estonian songs and customs. For more information or to register, please contact: email@example.com
Left to right: Alvira Povilanis, Mary Mannapso and Hille Viires).
September 27 & 28, 2008
Left to right: Ode Piibe, Reet Kall, Agnet Toke, Hille Viires, Aimi Kuura, Tiiu-Mai Jaansoo, Anne Altosaar
Saturday, October 4, 2008
As already publicized in our last newsletter, current paid up MES members (2008/09) have ordering priority from Nov. 1-8, with a limit of 5 lbs per member.
All others (who are not MES members) can place their orders from Nov. 9-16, with a 5 lb limit per order.
The price of the ‘verivorstid’ is $6 per pound and pick-up will be on Saturday, Nov. 22nd from 2-3 pm at St. John’s Estonian Church Hall. Please note that if you do not pick up your order, it will not be stored and the ‘verivorstid’ will be redirected to someone else.
To volunteer or to place your order, please contact Ingrid Tärk at: (514) 489-9714 or by E-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Finally – the long awaited Lättemäe bridge repair talgud! All those willing to help are invited to Lättemäe on October 4th at 10 am or as early as you can make it. We will be providing lunch for those who reserve ahead.
See you there!
The following Estonian films will be presented during the 2008 Eastern European Film Festival
Monday, 22 September
GREETINGS FROM SOVIET ESTONIA
Tervitusi Nõukogude Eestist!
Estonia, 2007, Dir.: Urmas E. Liiv, 59 min., Original Estonian version with English subtitles
Estonia, 60 min., Dir.: Marko Raat, 2007, Original Estonian version with English subtitles
Tuesday, 23 September
Estonia, 2007, Dir.: Ilmar Raag, 94 min., Original Estonian version with English subtitles