Skjold Church (Bergen)
View of the church
|Denomination||Church of Norway|
|Consecrated||5 April 1998|
|Architect(s)||Peder A. Ristesund|
|Diocese||Diocese of Bjørgvin|
Skjold Church (Norwegian: Skjold kirke) is a parish church in Bergen municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located in the Skjold neighborhood in the city of Bergen. The church is part of the Skjold parish in the Fana deanery in the Diocese of Bjørgvin. The foundation stone was laid on 6 June 1997 and it was completed in less than one year. After its completion, the church was consecrated on 5 April 1998 by the Bishop Ole Hagesæther. The architect for the church was Peter A. Ristesund and Aud Hundskår was in charge of the interior design. The main sanctuary seats about 280 people, but it is expandable up to about 500 by moving some folding walls.
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