Queen lauds Minnesota church’s century of Norwegian worship


              Jeannette Henrikssen, president of the church council, right and Queen Sonja of Norway walk out of Den Norske Lutherske Mindekirke, the Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church in Minneapolis, Sunday Oct. 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell'Orto)
            
              Eline Gro Knatterud, 4, meets the presiding bishop of the Church of Norway, Olav Fykse Tveit, as they both wait for Queen Sonja of Norway to arrive at Den Norske Lutherske Mindekirke, the Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church in Minneapolis, Sunday Oct. 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell'Orto)
            
              Pastor Gunnar Kristiansen poses for a picture ahead of the visit by Queen Sonja of Norway at Den Norske Lutherske Mindekirke, the Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church in Minneapolis, Sunday Oct. 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell'Orto)
            
              Queen Sonja of Norway walks down the steps after speaking at the podium at Den Norske Lutherske Mindekirke, the Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church in Minneapolis, Sunday Oct. 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell'Orto)
            
              People are welcomed as they line up to be allowed into church before the arrival of Queen Sonja of Norway at the podium at Den Norske Lutherske Mindekirke, the Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church in Minneapolis, Sunday Oct. 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell'Orto)
            
              A U.S. and Norwegian flag stand outside of Den Norske Lutherske Mindekirke, the Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church, a congregation in Minneapolis that's been worshipping in Norwegian every Sunday since its founding in 1922, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell'Orto)
            
              Queen Sonja of Norway speaks at the podium at Den Norske Lutherske Mindekirke, the Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church in Minneapolis, Sunday Oct. 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell'Orto)
            
              Queen Sonja of Norway arrives at Den Norske Lutherske Mindekirke, the Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church in Minneapolis, Sunday Oct. 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell'Orto)
            
              Eline Gro Knatterud, 4, greets Queen Sonja of Norway as she arrives to Den Norske Lutherske Mindekirke, the Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church in Minneapolis, Sunday Oct. 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell'Orto)
Queen lauds Minnesota church’s century of Norwegian worship