Arvika west (pre 1944 Arvika country church) is a parish in the municipality of Arvika. The congregation belongs to the Swedish Church in Josse contract of Karlstaddiocese. The congregation is part of Arvika parish together with Arvika East, New andAlgae. Arvika west parish includes the city's outer areas, both west of the north and east of the center. The name explains not the Assembly's geographic location but also indicatesthat the parish church, Michael's Church, is the more western of the town's twochurches. It has also been called the "Western Church".