Our History

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St Andrew’s Church was built for the English congregation in 1857 by the Gothenburg architect Adolf Edelsvärd, who also built Central Station.

You can read a short history and guide book here:

St Andrew’s Church, Gothenburg: The First 150 Years

Here are some more chapters of our history:

“A beautiful little temple”

Britons in Gothenburg

The British Factory

The English Congregation

History of the Ladies’ Guild

History of the Ladies’ Evening Group

and this is an attempt to set in perspective how the Church of  England came to be in Gothenburg.

Gothenburg and Canterbury