All churches have their own identity and priorities. However, faith can also lead to unity and challenge. This is where the Christian Council of Sweden, representing 6,5 million Swedes, is an important actor.

The Christian Council of Sweden has 26 member churches and three observing members. They reflect the various Christian traditions in our country. The churches meet within the Christian Council to share experiences and coordinate joint projects. All churches have their own identity and priorities. However, faith can also unite and challenge.

Churches together in faith and action

Ecumenism is when churches discuss, cooperate and seek unity. Ecumenism is derived from the Greek word “oikomene”, which means “the whole inhabited earth”.