Halvor Nordhaug

The Right Reverend
Halvor Nordhaug
Bishop of Bjørgvin
Church Church of Norway
Diocese Diocese of Bjørgvin
Appointed 2008
Predecessor Ole Hagesæther
Personal details
Born (1953-02-26)26 February 1953
Nationality Norwegian
Denomination Christian
Parents Ole Nordhaug and
Liv Eldbjørg Nordhaug
Occupation Priest
Education Cand.theol. (1978)
Alma mater MF Norwegian School of Theology

Halvor Nordhaug (born 26 February 1953) is a Norwegian Bishop in the Lutheran Church of Norway. He was appointed bishop of the Diocese of Bjørgvin in 2008 and has served in that capacity since that time. Nordhaug is the son of bishop Ole Nordhaug and psalmist Liv Nordhaug. Halvor Nordhaug is married and has three children.[1]

Nordhaug received his Cand.theol. degree in 1978 from the MF Norwegian School of Theology. He was ordained in 1979 at the Fredrikstad Cathedral. Since that time he has served as a pastor at Heistadmoen in 1980. From 1981 until 1986, he was pastor for Norwegian students abroad, employed by the Norwegian Seamen's Church. He was a consultant for the Ecumenical Council of the Church from 1986-1991. Then from 1991 to 1995, he was a pastor in the parish of Ås. From 1995 until 2008, he was the Rector of Practical theology at the MF Norwegian School of Theology.[2]


  1. "Halvor Nordhaug CV" (PDF) (in Norwegian).
  2. Nilsen, Anne Grete. "Halvor Nordhaug". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 28 February 2011.
Religious titles
Preceded by
Ole Hagesæther
Bishop of Bjørgvin
Since 2008
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