Jarmo Tarkki

AROUND LA WITH AVA®: A DATE FOR LIFE

Los Angeles is a city of great love stories—real and fantasy.  Let me tell you one of them.  After all, February 2016 has Valentine’s Day and Sadie Hawkins’ Day—that every…

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AROUND LA WITH AVA®: MANY HAPPY RETURNS

  Many Happy Returns??  Americans have never quite bought into Boxing Day when the rest of the world blatantly returns gifts that “… do not fit” without guilt.  And, to…

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Finnish Concert Mass in Santa Monica on September 7th, 2014

Finnish Concert Mass in Santa Monica on September 7th, 2014 featuring Gospel Star Pekka Simojoki, Music Director Terhi Miikki-Broersma, Concert Pianist Ruusamari Teppo and Pastor Jarmo Tarkki and the. What…

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The Most Beautiful Christmas Songs – Kauneimmat Joululaulut

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL CHRISTMAS SONGS The Finnish Lutheran church services in L.A. culminated this year with the Christmas worship on the 8th of December at the beautiful St. Paul’s cathedral…

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EASTER CHURCH IS CALLING

EASTER 2013 Pastor Jarmo Tarkki What does Easter mean? What does it mean to you? The answers to these questions are not necessarily the same. Christian Easter refers to the…

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ART, SCIENCE AND SPIRIT

  Dr. Professor’s Thesis of Evil got its Hollywood premiere. THESIS OF EVIL The Finnish trio from Oulu, Jukka Vidgren, Juuso Laatio and Petteri Staven recently visited Hollywood, where their…

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