Bjerkvik Church

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Bjerkvik Church
Bjerkvik kirke
Bjerkvik kirke.jpg
View of the church
Bjerkvik Church is located in Nordland
Bjerkvik Church
Bjerkvik Church
Location in Nordland
Bjerkvik Church is located in Norway
Bjerkvik Church
Bjerkvik Church
Location in Nordland
Coordinates: 68°32′54″N 17°33′42″E / 68.5484°N 17.5617°E / 68.5484; 17.5617
Location Narvik, Nordland
Country Norway
Denomination Church of Norway
Churchmanship Evangelical Lutheran
Founded 1914
Status Parish church
Functional status Active
Architect(s) Arnstein Arneberg and Per Solemslie
Completed 1955
Capacity 320
Materials Concrete
Parish Bjerkvik
Deanery Ofoten prosti
Diocese Diocese of Sør-Hålogaland

Bjerkvik Church (Norwegian: Bjerkvik kirke) is a parish church in the village of Bjerkvik, in the municipality of Narvik, in Nordland county, Norway. It is part of the Bjerkvik parish, the Ofoten deanery and the Diocese of Sør-Hålogaland.[1]


The first church was built in Bjerkvik in 1914. Allied forces destroyed it on 13 April 1940, during World War II. Its replacement was completed in 1955 and consecrated that 14 August by the Bishop Wollert Krohn-Hansen. The white concrete building was designed by architects Arnstein Arneberg and Per Solemslie, and seats about 320 people.[2]

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  1. ^ "Bjerkvik kirke" (in Norwegian). Kirkesøk: Kirkebyggdatabasen. Retrieved 2012-06-04. 
  2. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Bjerkvik" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-06-04.