Welcome to First Presbyterian Church of Norway

We are so glad that you are here! First Presbyterian Church of Norway is an international church located in Stol, Norway on the island of Karmøy. Our commitment is to be faithful to the Scriptures, true to the Reformed faith, and obedient to the Great Commission. First Presbyterian exists to glorify God that Norwegians and internationals might enjoy Him forever. If you are looking for a church that preaches Christ in the context of meaningful, Christ-centered community, than you are in the right place!

Our Passion

Our passion is Christ-centered preaching, worship, community and mission for the glory of God and the joy of God's people.

For from him and through him and to him are all things. To him be glory forever. Amen.

Romans 11:36

Join Us

We gather every Lord's Day (Sunday) for morning and evening services. We would love to have you join us! Please send us a note if you would like to learn more.

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Meet the Pastor


Rev. Jonas Stava

Jonas Stava is an ordained pastor in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). Pastor Jonas holds degrees from Oxford and Westminster Theological Seminary. He is a native Norwegian and has a passion for preaching, apologetics and Reformed theology. He and his wife Pattie have one daughter.

Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever and ever. Amen.

Ephesians 3:20-21