Finnsnes Church

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Finnsnes Church
Finnsnes kirke
Finnsnes (church).jpg
View of the church
Finnsnes Church is located in Troms
Finnsnes Church
Finnsnes Church
Location in Troms
Finnsnes Church is located in Norway
Finnsnes Church
Finnsnes Church
Finnsnes Church (Norway)
Coordinates: 69°13′49″N 17°59′08″E / 69.2303°N 17.9855°E / 69.2303; 17.9855
LocationLenvik, Troms
CountryNorway
DenominationChurch of Norway
ChurchmanshipEvangelical Lutheran
History
StatusParish church
Architecture
Functional statusActive
Architect(s)Nils Toft
Architectural typeFan-shaped
Completed1979
Specifications
Capacity750
MaterialsBrick
Administration
ParishLenvik
DeanerySenja prosti
DioceseNord-Hålogaland

Finnsnes Church (Norwegian: Finnsnes kirke) is a parish church of the Church of Norway in Dyrøy Municipality in Troms county, Norway. It is located in the central part of the town of Finnsnes. It is a church in the Lenvik parish which is part of the Senja prosti (deanery) in the Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland. The white, brick church was built in a fan-shaped style in 1979 by the architect Nils Toft. The church seats about 750 people. The building was consecrated by Bishop Kristen Kyrre Bremer.[1][2][3]

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  1. ^ "Finnsnes kirke". Kirkesøk: Kirkebyggdatabasen. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  2. ^ "Oversikt over Nåværende Kirker" (in Norwegian). KirkeKonsulenten.no. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  3. ^ "Kirkene og kapellene" (in Norwegian). Lenvik menighet. Retrieved 2012-12-07.