The American Lutheran Church

The American Lutheran Church, Oslo, was founded on October 12th 1958.

The first pastor, Oscar C.Hanson, was sent over from the US parent church, ELCA. During the first years, worship services were held in rented quarters in downtown Oslo.

The American Lutheran Church, Oslo, was founded on October 12th 1958.


The first pastor, Oscar C.Hanson, was sent over from the US parent church, ELCA. During the first years, worship services were held in rented quarters in downtown Oslo. In October 1964, the congregation was able to dedicate its own church building, directly behind Frogner Church, at Fritznersgate 15.

Sunday worship services are held at 11 am.
The pastor is the Rev. Stephan M.Kienberger.

The congregation's Mission Statement reads:

'The mission of the American Lutheran Congregation is to bring people of different nations and denominations together, and in the English language empower them into becoming fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ.' Visit The American Lutheran Church.

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