About St Edmund's


We are a welcoming Christian community in Oslo with services in English. Every Sunday at 11am we gather in our historic church building dating from 1884 to worship God, for holy communion and fellowship.

Our services follow the Anglican tradition. Whoever you are, whatever your background, whatever denomination, whether a seeker, new in faith, a questioner or a mature christian you are most welcome to St Edmund's.

Children
Please do bring your children, they are very welcome at St Edmund´s. Read details of our Sunday school and family services.

Music
Music plays a very important role at St Edmund’s, read more about our choir and other music including regular concerts.

Our Chaplain
 

The Venerable Dr Brian Russell joined us as our chaplain in January 2014. A native of Birmingham he is delighted to have joined our community here in Norway. You can read all about Brian our Chaplain

Our Mission 

St Edmund's is part of the Anglican Chaplaincy in Norway, which through its commitment to the gospel of Jesus Christ, seeks to respond to his call to be channels of God’s reconciling love and power by:

  • Worship, celebration of the Sacraments and teaching of the gospel.
  • Welcoming people from many lands and traditions into a caring, open fellowship.
  • Responding positively to human need locally and internationally.
  • Promoting justice, fair dealing and respect for God’s creation

Special Events

Throughout the year events include newcomers lunch, Shrove Tuesday pancake party (February/March), summer picnic (June), a Harvest festival and auction (Sept/Oct), and the traditional Christmas bazaar in December.

Building a community and offering friendship is an important part of our mission at St Edmunds. Everyone is welcome! Look out for details in the weekly news sheets in church and on our Facebook page.

        

Donations
The costs of running St Edmund's and the Anglican Chaplaincy in Norway are met by generous giving from members and Norwegian state contributions for each adult Anglican registered in Norway. We actually need more than NOK 8 000 per day. We encourage all members to make a regular contribution by bank transfer of whatever size you can afford. 

Donations can be made via nettbank to our account which is 70290514973. You can also donate using the Vipps app: the unique number for St Edmund's is 28598.  Remember that all donations are considered a charity gift and therefore exempt from tax by the Norwegian authorities up to a maximum of NOK 20 000. You can also ask the churchwardens for more information on other ways of giving. 

The international codes are:

IBAN: NO1770290514973 

BIC: DNBANOKKXXX

Membership and some extra support
In Norway the state gives some financial support to all religious bodies, based on the number of people signed up as members to each. If you would like to support the work of the Anglican church, we´d ask you to fill in this membership form which declares you as a member of the church. This action costs you nothing. Full details are on the form. 

About Anglicanism
To learn more about Anglicanism, our diocese and the greater Anglican church click here.

The History of St Edmunds
You can read a full history of this beautiful Oslo chuch in this PDF file.

*Please note you will need to have Adobe working on your computer, if not you can download it here

 
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