Sengskroken Church

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Sengskroken Church
Sengskroken kirke
Sengskroken kapell.jpg
View of the church
Sengskroken Church is located in Troms
Sengskroken Church
Sengskroken Church
Location in Troms
Sengskroken Church is located in Norway
Sengskroken Church
Sengskroken Church
Location in Troms
Coordinates: 70°09′13″N 19°39′48″E / 70.1536°N 19.6632°E / 70.1536; 19.6632
Location Karlsøy, Troms
Country Norway
Denomination Church of Norway
Churchmanship Evangelical Lutheran
Architecture
Status Parish church
Functional status Active
Architect(s) Knut P. Bugge
Completed 1962
Specifications
Capacity 225
Materials Wood
Administration
Parish Karlsøy
Deanery Tromsø domprosti
Diocese Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland

Sengskroken Church (Norwegian: Sengskroken kirke) is a parish church in the municipality of Karlsøy in Troms county, Norway. It is located on the western coast of the island of Vanna (also known as Vannøya). The church is part of the Karlsøy parish in the Tromsø arch-deanery in the Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland.[1]

The white wooden chapel was built in 1962 and it seats about 225 people. The chapel was consecrated on 2 September 1962 by the Bishop Monrad Norderval. In 2009, the chapel was upgraded to "church" status.[2]

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  1. ^ "Sengskroken kirke" (in Norwegian). Kirkesøk: Kirkebyggdatabasen. Retrieved 2012-12-16. 
  2. ^ "Sengskroken kirke" (in Norwegian). Karlsøy kommune. Retrieved 2012-12-16.