May 2th through June 15thSpring Raffle - Vårlotteri - 2024

Support The Norwegian Seamen's Church in New York by joining our raffle, and at the same time you can be a lucky winner of one of the amazing prizes below.

Tickets will be sold from May 2th through June 15th. Announcement of winners: June 16th on the Church`s website, and winners will also be notified directly.

Your ticket numbers will be sent to your email. / Dine loddnummer blir send til din e-post adresse.

Available Prizes - Premier:

1st price: River cruise for 2 with Viking Cruises

Viking Cruises




Romantic Danube Cruise
Visit Budapest’s Castle District and cross the famous Chain Bridge. Explore Göttweig Abbey, one of Austria’s most revered monastic centers, and make dumplings with Wachau Valley apricots. Visit historic Salzburg. Spend two days in Vienna and celebrate the city’s musical heritage at a concert featuring works by Mozart and Strauss. With medieval towns, grand cities and stunning scenery, this 8-day journey on the “Blue Danube” is one you are sure to love.


2nd price: A stay for 2 at Dalen Hotel

The journey starts from the hub of the Telemark Canal, Lunde locks, and from there you will sail onboard an antique boat through two impressive locks before the narrow river takes you onto the lakes of the upper parts of the canal.
During the journey you can enjoy a lovely lunch with something good to drink while you watch the drastic changin landscape.
Dalen Hotel, the historic fairytale hotel, will pull you further into a bubble of historic luxury,an overnite stay which also  includes a four course dinner for two.
A generous donation from the Norwegian Hospitality Group.

3rd price: Two tickets from Norse Atlantic Airways

Be the luckey winner of 2 Premium round trip ticket between NYC og Oslo with Norse Atlantic. 

Known as "The Explorer's Airline," Norse Atlantic Airways makes long-haul travel accessible for all. With modern aircraft and popular destinations like London, Paris, Rome, Oslo, Berlin, and more, enjoy a best-in-class experience!

4th price: A stay at Throutbeck Escape

Win a $1000 Gift Certificate  for a stay at the 250-acre Hudson Valley Estate Hotel Troutbeck, Amenia, New York. The price includes an overnight stay for two with a romantic breakfast and dinner.

Troutbeck was homesteaded in the mid-1700s and over the centuries has played host to thinkers and creatives such as Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Mark Twain, W.E.B. Du Bois, Sinclair Lewis, Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes. While retaining its air of history, Troutbeck is renewed to modern and award-winning standards, recently voted in the Top 50 Resorts in the World and #3 in the Northeast by Conde Nast Traveler readers.

You will stay in one of the beautiful light-filled rooms with luxurious Frette linens and a king-sized bed and dine in the restaurant, where Chef Vinny Gilberti, a native of the region, sources the best from local farms and small producers to delightful result.

5th price: A helicopter flight for two with HeliNY 


There is no better way to see New York City and all its sights than by helicopter! On the New Yorker Tour, you will get an up-close view of the Statue of Liberty as you fly above the New York Harbor. Your journey in the sky will take you close to the 150-year-old Brooklyn Bridge, Governors Island and Ellis Island. You will make your way up the Hudson River and enjoy the sights of midtown Manhattan such as the Chrysler and Empire State Buildings, Chelsea Piers, Air and Space Museum and Central Park! Flying as far north as 72nd street you will see all the famous NYC landmarks on this whirlwind flight!

6th - 12 th price: Solgaard


Carry-On Closet

Meet the award-winning Carry-On Closet® suitcase. Engineered with our patented built-in shelving system, indestructible polycarbonate shell, and integrated USB charging port, The Carry-On Closet® will keep you organized anywhere your travel takes you.

Check-In Closet
Trips are always more enjoyable when you can bring as much as you want. Our trunk is a large check-in suitcase with a built-in shelving system and unbreakable polycarbonate shell ready for whatever adventure awaits.

Voyager Weekender

Be ready for anything with the spacious weekender bag. Engineered with Solgaard`s signature FlowCloset™ system, durable Shore-Tex® fabric, and padded 16" laptop storage. Solgaard is working to reduce plastic waste on our planet. For every product sold, we clean up 6 lbs of ocean-bound plastic from coastal communities.

Venture Backpack

The perfect backpack - convertible from everyday use to travel mode in seconds. Engineered with Solgaard`s award-winning FlowCloset™ travel system, durable Shore-Tex™ fabric, and dedicated laptop and tablet storage. The Venture will keep you organized wherever you explore next.

Shoreline Chromance Watch

You can win a patented hexagon design watches which are made from recycled ocean-bound plastic and feature durable and biodegradable silicone straps.

13th price: Gift bag from Amundsen Sports

Amundsen Sports

Amundsen Sports was founded in Norway back in 2011 by Jørgen Amundsen, a descendant of one of the greatest Norwegian explorers to have lived, Roald Amundsen. Famous for being the first person to set foot on the South Pole in 1911, he is the inspiration behind our unique clothing design and look. Amundsen has come to be one of the most sought-after outdoor fashion brands in Scandinavia. We opened our first store in New York in May of 2022 and have been merging the outdoorsy Norwegian style with the urbanity of city life since then.

14th and 15th price: Jackets from Norrøna

In 1929, Jørgen Jørgensen, a Norwegian outdoor enthusiast, began his search for durable outdoor equipment to perform in Norway´s harsh and rugged land. Today, four generations later, Norrøna is still a family-owned and run company. Norrøna Flagship New York opened its doors in SoHo in November 2019.

There will be two lucky winners of our lightest, most packable waterproof jacket. This lightweight shell jacket is made for all-year mountaineering but works great for general outdoor activities all year, from trekking to ski touring. It’s very packable and therefore easy to always bring along.

16th and 17th price:  Dinner for two at Bjørk Café & Bistro at Scandinavia House

Björk Cafe & Bistro - Logo

Win two gift certificate of $100 each to this Nordic café and bistro. Offering new and traditional Nordic fusion in a comfortable and upscale setting in New York City in Scandinavia House on Park Avenue.

18 th and 19th price: Gift basket made from Norseland & Grown-Up Soda

Norseland      Grown-Up Soda

Enjoy a basket with Norwegian goodies:
A big piece of Norwegian Jarlsberg cheese, Tine brunost (brown cheese) and Snøfrisk geitost (goat cheese) together with a selection of Norwegian Chocolate and Grown up Soda. GuS sodas are distinctive sodas made with real juice and real flavor extracts, in refreshing flavor varieties. They are pasteurized and kosher, with no caffeine. They are lightly sweetened with cane sugar, with only 90 – 98 calories in each 12oz. bottle.

20th price: Gift card from Gudrun Sjødèn

Be a lucky winner of a $100 gift card.

Explore her creative assortment of Scandinavian clothing and interior decor in beautiful, natural materials. Ideal for wearing in layers. In addition to their unique design, these pieces are also functional, frequently organic and perfect for women of all ages. You will also find colorful interior decor that makes it a breeze to style your own, unique dream home.

She has stores both in Oslo and New York.

21th price: Gift card from SMØR

There will be one luckey winner of a $50 gift card.

Smør was founded in 2019 by two Danes both named Sebastian. The two Sebastians felt the need for good Nordic-inspired food in the City, so they decided to bring their vision to life. Hence the existence of Smør. They can`t wait to see you and introduce you to  their roots.

22th price: Gift card from BAKERI

Bakeri opened in 2009 with the goal of bringing small batch, European-style bread to our community. They added a small café with homemade pastries and high-quality coffee. Their focus is on freshness, quality ingredients, love of food, and offering a tranquil setting for anyone needing a break from the bustle of New York City. Their roots are from Northern Europe but our day-to-day changes depending on what their inspired by; be it a seasonal fruit, recent travels, or last night’s dream.

They strive to bake and cook with only the best ingredients and use organic and local sources when possible. Come visit, we promise not to disappoint!

They have Bakeri in Greenpoint, Willamsburg and Ridgewoods.

There will be one luckey winner of a gift card from Bakeri.

23th price. Products from Dr. Ankerstjerne 

Vinn kremer fra hudpleieserien Dr. Ankerstjerne, en kvalitets hudpleie til deg som ønsker en enkel og effektiv anti-age hudpleierutine, som faktisk virker. Serien har kun 5 produkter. Dr. Ankerstjerne er en norsk familieeid bedrift eid av legeparet Stine og Andre Ankerstjerne. Etter 5 år med forskning, produktutvikling, laboratorietesting og kliniske studier lanserte Stine og Andre Dr.Ankerstjerne i Oslo høsten 2018.

"The Sun set" Verdi: $250














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