|Welcome to The
Chapel of Greksåsar
When the Greksåsar
congregation of the Swedish Missionary Society
(SMS) was founded in the 1880´s it had many active
eventually, this sizeable congregation thought that it
would like lo
build its own Mission-hall.
Therefore, in 1892, at a
village meeting, it was decided that each farm
would contribute enough timber and labour so that
could build a new place of worship.
The work began
immediately and the Mission-hall was ready for use
that very same year .
Around 1910 the active
congregation began lo slowly dwindle and
the Mission-hall was given to the Nora congregation of
In 1956 the Mission Hall
was bought by the Church of Sweden and
was converted into a Church of Sweden chapel which was
on the 25th of August, 1958. The bell in the belltower
was rung for the
very first time on the first Sunday in Advent of that
The chapel belongs to
the Church of Sweden, Parish of Nora (Nora
Among the artefacts
belonging to the chapel are two beautiful robes,
the crucifix made from the root of the juniper tree and a
crown set with blue stone mined in the village. ( See the
display in the Chapel).
NB! If you plan to get
married in the chapel you can borrow the bridal
crown for your wedding day. Contact the parish office
If you want to add an
extra touch of local colour to your wedding you
can also ask for the music to the Greksåsar Bridal March
composed in the 1850´s for a village wedding. For
information you can ring 0240-39391 (Örjan Einarsson )
Welcome to The Chapel!
(Open during the Summer months)