Tagged: Norwegian Seamen’s Church

Meet Øyvind Kvarstein

New York’s new Norwegian Seamen’s Church pastor is still serving the sailors Lagertha Aslaug Brooklyn, N.Y. On May 5, 2016, the new pastor of the Norwegian Seamen’s Church in New York, Øyvind Kvarstein, drove...

An international organization

Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. Lasse V. Syversen, Chairman of the Norwegian Church Service in Washington, was the guest speaker at the April meeting of Lakselaget D.C. He explained the role of the Norwegian...

To the promised land

A tale of the first Norwegian emigration to the US By Bill Osmundsen Norwegian American Weekly In May, storyteller Anne Elisebeth Skogen gave her performance titled “Through Hell Gate to the Promised Land” to...

Through Hell Gate to The Promised Land

Anne Elisebeth Skogen tells the story of the first Norwegian emigrants in her performance “Through Hell Gate to the Promised Land” “Through Hell Gate to The Promised Land” is a storytelling performance by Anne...

An Afternoon with the New Generation of Explorers

On November 13, the three Norwegian explorers Tormod Granheim, Matias Nordahl Carlsen, and Sturla Ellingvåg will hold a lecture at the Seamen’s Church in New York about their expeditions and remarkable encounters all around...

Sigrid Undset lecture in New York City

The Norwegian journalist Sigrun Slapgard will hold a lecture on the poetic writer Sigrid Undset at the Norwegian Seamen’s Church in Manhattan on Nov. 9,  at 7 pm. Sigrun Slapgard has written the book “Sigrid Undset-Dikterdronningen” about the...

A portrait of Baroness Karen Blixen

On Tuesday, October 13 you can get a glimpse of Karen Blixen’s life as an author and of her personally struggles and joy in life at the Norwegian Seamen’s Church in New York City....

“Hearts In Motion” to perform in the Big Apple

The Norwegian, Oslo-based Gospel Choir, Hearts in Motion (HIM) will perform during the church service at the Norwegian Seamen’s Church on Sunday April 5. HIM is a leading Norwegian gospel choir. HIM consists of...