Sørfjorden Chapel

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Sørfjorden Chapel
Sørfjorden kapell
Sørfjorden Chapel is located in Nordland
Sørfjorden Chapel
Sørfjorden Chapel
Location in Nordland
Sørfjorden Chapel is located in Norway
Sørfjorden Chapel
Sørfjorden Chapel
Sørfjorden Chapel (Norway)
Coordinates: 66°58′40″N 13°58′59″E / 66.9779°N 13.9831°E / 66.9779; 13.9831
Location Gildeskål, Nordland
Country Norway
Denomination Church of Norway
Churchmanship Evangelical Lutheran
Status Chapel
Functional status Active
Completed 1957
Capacity 300
Materials Wood
Parish Gildeskål
Deanery Bodø domprosti
Diocese Diocese of Sør-Hålogaland

Sørfjorden Chapel (Norwegian: Sørfjorden kapell) is a chapel in the municipality of Gildeskål in Nordland county, Norway. It is located in the village of Sørfinnset. The church is part of the Gildeskål parish in the Bodø deanery in the Diocese of Sør-Hålogaland, although the chapel building is not owned by the parish, it is privately owned by the local residents of the Sørfjorden farms. The church is used for worship services about 4 times each year.

The white wooden chapel was built to seat about 300 people. Although it was originally built as a small "bedehus" chapel in 1927, it was expanded in 1957 with a chancel and a tower. It was then consecrated as a "chapel" on 30 June 1957 by the Bishop Wollert Krohn-Hansen.[1]

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  1. ^ "Sørfjorden Kapell" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-02-21.