Skjold Church (Bergen)

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Skjold Church
Skjold kirke
Skjold kirke, Bergen.jpg
View of the church
Skjold Church is located in Hordaland
Skjold Church
Skjold Church
Location in Hordaland county
Skjold Church is located in Norway
Skjold Church
Skjold Church
Location in Hordaland county
60°18′22″N 5°20′02″E / 60.3060°N 5.3338°E / 60.3060; 5.3338Coordinates: 60°18′22″N 5°20′02″E / 60.3060°N 5.3338°E / 60.3060; 5.3338
Location Bergen, Hordaland
Country Norway
Denomination Church of Norway
Churchmanship Evangelical Lutheran
Consecrated 5 April 1998
Status Parish church
Functional status Active
Architect(s) Peder A. Ristesund
Completed 1998
Capacity 500
Materials Concrete/brick
Parish Skjold
Deanery Fana prosti
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.[1][2][3][4]

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  1. ^ "Skjold kirke, Bergen". Kirkesøk: Kirkebyggdatabasen. Retrieved 2014-08-23. 
  2. ^ "Oversikt over Nåværende Kirker" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2014-08-23. 
  3. ^ "Skjold kirke" (in Norwegian). Bergen Byarkiv. Retrieved 2014-08-23. 
  4. ^ "Skjold kirke i Fana prosti i Bjørgvin Bispedømme" (in Norwegian). Skjold menighet. Retrieved 2014-08-23.