Midtgulen church (Midtgulen kyrkje) is a wooden "long church" in Midtgulen village in the municipality of Bremanger, Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. The church is a part of the Davik prestegjeld in the Nordfjord deanery of the Diocese of Bjørgvin.
Midtgulen church is located at Kjelkenes on the mainland part of the municipality of Bremanger. The church, with a seating capacity of 200, was consecrated on 3 May 1904, by the Bishop Johan Willoch Erichsen. The architect Lars Sølvberg from Utvik made the designs. Midtgulen church is a sokn (sub-parish) church for the Midtgulen sub-parish. The sokn was transferred from Bremanger to Davik parish in 1966.
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... Gulafjords, while the majority of people lived on the island of Bremangerlandet where the "sokn" church was located ... The local people of Midtgulen promoted the church issue more in the form of a wish rather than a demand, and they discussed the matter more among themselves than with the vicar ... Koren, was not particularly enthusiastic about building a church at Kjelkenes, as this would imply crossing the sea of Frøysjøen in all kinds of weather ...
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