Elgsnes Chapel

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Elgsnes Chapel
Elgsnes kapell
Elgsnes kapell.jpg
View of the church
Elgsnes Chapel is located in Troms
Elgsnes Chapel
Elgsnes Chapel
Location in Troms
Elgsnes Chapel is located in Norway
Elgsnes Chapel
Elgsnes Chapel
Location in Troms
Coordinates: 68°55′00″N 16°15′46″E / 68.9167°N 16.2627°E / 68.9167; 16.2627
Location Harstad, Troms
Country Norway
Denomination Church of Norway
Churchmanship Evangelical Lutheran
Status Parish church
Functional status Active
Architect(s) Edvard Ruud
Completed 1985
Capacity 100
Materials Wood
Parish Trondenes
Deanery Trondenes prosti
Diocese Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland

Elgsnes Chapel (Norwegian: Elgsnes kapell) is a parish church in the municipality of Harstad in Troms county, Norway. It is located in the village of Elgsnes. The church is part of the Trondenes parish in the Trondenes deanery in the Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland. The chapel is sometimes known as Hans Egedes minne, referring to the famous missionary to Greenland from this part of Harstad in the 17th century. The wooden chapel was built in 1985 and it seats about 100 people.[1]

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  1. ^ "Oversikt over Nåværende Kirker" (in Norwegian). KirkeKonsulenten.no. Retrieved 2012-08-24.