Svenska kyrkan i utlandet, SKUT.Torrevieja, Costa Blanca, Spanien. Nattvard, mässa
Foto: Magnus Aronson /Ikon

The Church of Sweden abroad

The Church of Sweden abroad has congregations around the world. The mission for the congregations is the same as for a congregation in Sweden: celebrate services, hold baptisms and weddings and arrange activities for people of all ages.

The Church of Sweden abroad support and help tourists, exchange students, au-pairs, and people who work or live abroad - permanently or temporarily.

The Church of Sweden abroad has congregations in about 40 locations around the world. In addition, Swedish priests regularly visit another 100 or so places around the world.

The mission for the Church of Sweden's congregations abroad is the same as for a congregation in Sweden: celebrate services, hold baptisms and weddings and arrange activities for people of all ages. Those who wish may also speak to a priest under the promise of professional secrecy. People also join one of many choirs.

List of local congregations abroad