Ansgar's Church

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Ansgar's Church
Ansgariikyrkan innan branden.jpg
Ansgar's Church in June 2021
DenominationUniting Church in Sweden
Previous denominationMission Covenant Church of Sweden
Consecrated17 October 1965
Ansgar's Church in September 2017

The Ansgar's Church (Swedish: Ansgariikyrkan) was a church building in Vättersnäs in the town of Jönköping in Sweden. It belonged to the Uniting Church in Sweden.[1]

It was inaugurated on 17 October 1965.[2] The church was destroyed by a fire on 3 August 2021.[3][4][5]

According to a police report published on 12 August the same year a lightning strike caused the fire.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Välkommen till Ansgariikyrkan!" (in Swedish). Ansgar Church. Retrieved 15 August 2014.
  2. Ingemar Thorsén (September 2015). "Ansgariikyrkan 50 år" (PDF) (in Swedish). Ansgariikyrkan. Retrieved 12 February 2021.
  3. Klas Widestrand, Louise Löfgren, Simon Fredling (3 August 2021). "Ansgariikyrkan i Jönköping förstörd i brand" (in Swedish). SVT Jönköping. Retrieved 3 August 2021.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  4. Therese Edin (3 August 2021). "Kyrka totalförstörd i brand" (in Swedish). Sveriges Radio Jönköping. Retrieved 3 August 2021.
  5. "Kyrka i Jönköping förstörd i brand" (in Swedish). Dagens Nyheter. 3 August 2021. Retrieved 3 August 2021.
  6. Jonas Tubbin (12 August 2021). "Blixtnedslag orsakade branden i Ansgariikyrkan" (in Swedish). SVT Jönköping. Retrieved 12 August 2021.

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