Jenny Lind Chapel
The Chapel hosts special events throughout the year. The first two events are
Birdies for Charity
The Jenny Lind Chapel is again participating in the John Deere Classic Golf Tournament Birdies for Charity pledge program. This is a great way to provide funds for the Chapel ministry.
The official pledge form may be downloaded and printed. It is actually preferred that you make a donation online. In filling out the card, the charity name is "Jenny Lind Chapel" and the Bird Number is 1955. All pledge cards must be received by June 16, 2023.
Preformers include Sally McDaniel Smith, Megan Thornberry, Emily Wheeler and leader William "Bill" Fury.
Special Musical Concert
Sunday, June 4, 2:00 pm
Wild Columbine, a Springfield area quartet, will give a concert at the Jenny Lind Chapel. The group plays music from the 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, including "Jenny Lind Medley."
The concert will include the stories behind the songs.
Special Concert at First Lutheran in Moline
Wednesday, June 14, 7:00 pm
Jenny Lind scholarship winner and soprano Josephine Mindus will be singing accompanied by Jenny Lind Fellow and pianist Rebecca Elsgard. This performance is part of their 2023 tour of North America and Sweden. Flyer
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. We also have a Facebook page.
Check out theses 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.
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.