The Church of Norway is an Evangelical Lutheran church, and a majority church in Norway. Historically a national church, we are now carving out an identity as a constitutionally defined “Folk church” (in Norwegian: folkekirke)

The church’s vision (adopted by the General Synod in 2014) is More heaven on earth. The vision further reads:

The church witnesses in words and deeds about salvation, freedom and hope in Jesus Christ, by being

- confessing

We worship and confess faith in the triune God in communion with the worldwide church.

- open

We are a community characterized by equality, participation and respect for diversity.

- ministering

We show mercy, promote justice and protect creation.

- missional

We proclaim Jesus Christ, locally and globally.

Kontaktinformasjon for Church of Norway

The Church of Norway web-site is presented by the communication department in the Church of Norway National Council.

Telph. +47 23 08 12 00, 

Web-editor: Svend Ole Kvilesjø
Director of Communication: Ingeborg Dybvig