Oulujoki Church

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Oulujoki Church
Church of the Holy Spirit
65°00′20″N 025°33′46″E / 65.00556°N 25.56278°E / 65.00556; 25.56278Coordinates: 65°00′20″N 025°33′46″E / 65.00556°N 25.56278°E / 65.00556; 25.56278
Location Kirkkokangas, Oulu
Country Finland
Denomination Lutheran
Website www.oulunseurakunnat.fi/oulujoenkirkko
Architecture
Status Church
Functional status Active
Architect(s) Victor J. Sucksdorff[1]
Style Art Nouveau[1]
Completed 1908[1]
Administration
Parish Oulujoki parish
Diocese Diocese of Oulu

The Oulujoki Church is an evangelical Lutheran church in Kirkkokangas neighbourhood in Oulu, Finland.

The wooden church, named the Church of the Holy Spirit, was built for the former Oulu rural municipality in 1907–1908. It was designed in the Art Nouveau style by architect Victor J. Sucksdorff[1]

The Art Nouveau interior of the Oulujoki church was modernized in the 1950s, but the new look did not please people and it was restored in the mid–1980s.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Ylimaula, Anna-Maija (2008). "Pyhän Hengen kirkko". In Schali, Kirsi. On riemu, kun saan tulla – Oulujoen kirkko 100 vuotta. Oulujoki parish. pp. 93–101. ISBN 978-952-99248-3-7. 

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