Sjømannskirken – Norwegian Church Abroad, is a non-profit organization with a commission from the Parliament to serve Norwegians abroad. 28 churches serve as social and cultural meeting places for around 700.000 annually. In addition chaplains cover around 80 countries visiting Norwegian communities and students. Norwegian oil installations in the North Sea are also frequently visited by chaplains.
Adress in Bergen
Adress in Oslo
Nedre Slottsgate 4
As a non-profit the Norwegian Church Abroad is depended on donations. Donations can be done directly to your local Sjømannskirke or to our gifts account
IBAN:NO44 3000 1790 400
NO 938 555 222 MVA
For questions about donations. Please contact email@example.com
Economy and activities
Yearly budget 230 million NOK. (1/3 from the Government, 2/3 from private sponsors and companies)
Here is a list of all the churches, some of them also have information in English.
In november each year you are welcome to visit the Christmas Fair. Then thechurches will be filled with Christmas decorations, candles, clothing, food and everything else you need to get a feel of Scandinavia.
Some of our churches have business lunches for all employees in Scandinavian companies. If you have further questions, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org or call + 47 55 55 22 55.