Tag: Danish Priest

Successful Danish Christmas Bazaar in Bangkok: See the photos

On Sunday 24 November, a very successful Danish Christmas Bazaar took place in Bangkok. The organisers, Danish Women’s Network and the Danish Church in Thailand, estimate that about 1,000 to 1,200 guests paid the bazaar a visit. One of the guests was Santa Claus herself to much amusement for the attending children. Uffe Wolffhechel, Danish…

New Danish Chaplain in Singapore Seamen’s Church: “I wish for all families to try something like this”

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A dull, grey December-day in 2018, 43-year-old Sussie Nygaard Foged sat at home when she stumbled upon a teaser for a job. ‘Chaplain for the Danish Seamen’s Church in Singapore’, it read. Looking outside at the Danish weather, she felt tempted by a change in climate and she slid the advert across the table to…

From Himmelev to Hong Kong – New Danish Priest speaks out

Two near-death experiences in four weeks pushed him into the world of theology. Only 34-years old he’s now the new priest at Hong Kong’s Danish Seamen’s Church. Meet Anders Skaaning Andersen the young priest that got the job of his dreams.  T-shirt, jeans, Nike-sneakers, a sports cap and a fashionable nordic beard. Anders is nothing like…