The Jenny Lind Chapel hosts special events throughout the year including the annual Founders Day service in April, Sunday evening vespers during the summer, the Swedish Högmässa service in September, and the "Joy of Christmas" service in early December.


Brief 7:00 pm Sunday evening worship and a variety of music conducted by area congregations. Here is the schedule.

June 30 - Pr. Laurie Hensley, Bethany Lutheran, Woodhull
July 28 - Pr. Matt Kamprath, First Lutheran, Geneseo and Cambridge Lutheran, Cambridge
August 25 - Pr. Randy Willers

Annual Swedish Högmässa Service
Jenny Lind Chapel
Sunday, September 22, 4 pm
The speaker will be Pr. Melinda Pupillo, Augustana Campus Chaplin. The liturgy will be led by Mark Safstrom, Associate Professor of Scandinavian Studies at Augustana College. The pianist will be Terri Nelson.

The Chapel and museum will be open every day, 9 am to 5 pm, April through October.

The building is air conditioned, for your comfort and to help preserve the artifacts. A five minute narrated slideshow about the history of the Chapel may be viewed on the iPad located on the desk in the museum. You may listen to the narration in English or Swedish. We also have a Facebook page.

Check out these 360 degree views of the Chapel and Museum. Here are the Chapel cemetery tombstone inscriptions. Here is the Find a Grave webpage for this cemetery and a tabulation of the 109 names of those who are buried there. Lars Paul Esbjörn is buried in Uppsala län, Sweden.

Student tour

Jenny Lind Chapel and Museum Visitor Survey

Please, if you have visited the Jenny Lind Chapel and/or the museum housed on the chapel's lower level, at any time, kindly fill out this 16 question survey that should take approximately 5-10 minutes of your time. Thank you for your time and input.