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Gand Church

Gand Church
Gand kirke
Gand kirke.jpg
View of the church
Gand Church is located in Rogaland
Gand Church
Gand Church
Location in Rogaland county
Gand Church is located in Norway
Gand Church
Gand Church
Gand Church (Norway)
58°50′24″N 5°42′51″E / 58.8401°N 5.7142°E / 58.8401; 5.7142
LocationSandnes, Rogaland
CountryNorway
DenominationChurch of Norway
ChurchmanshipEvangelical Lutheran
History
StatusParish church
Consecrated3 December 1978
Architecture
Functional statusActive
Architect(s)Tonning og Øglænd
Completed1978
Specifications
Capacity850
MaterialsConcrete
Administration
ParishGand
DeanerySandnes prosti
DioceseDiocese of Stavanger

Gand Church (Norwegian: Gand kirke) is a parish church in Sandnes municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the borough of Sandved in the city of Sandnes. The church is part of the Gand parish in the Sandnes deanery in the Diocese of Stavanger. The large concrete church was built in 1978 using modern designs by the architect Tonning og Øglænd. The church, which seats about 850 people, was consecrated on 3 December 1978. The church cost about 13.2 million kr, and it includes a large sanctuary, a chapel, office wing, Sunday school rooms, and two fellowship halls.[1][2]

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References

  1. ^ "Gand kirke". Kirkesøk: Kirkebyggdatabasen. Retrieved 2016-04-06.
  2. ^ "Oversikt over Nåværende Kirker" (in Norwegian). KirkeKonsulenten.no. Retrieved 2016-04-06.