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Christian Council of Sweden (CCS)

National Network: 
Sweden
Address: 
Ekumeniska centret
16714 Bromma
14038 Stockholm
Sweden
Telephone: 
004684536823
Telephone (other): 
004684536837
Fax: 
004684536829
Mobile Phone: 
0046705696496
Mobile Phone (other): 
0046736340376
Organisation Type: 
Public/Private Non-Profit Foundation
Year of Establishment: 
1992
General Information: 

The christian council of Sweden is an umbrella for the 4 christian church families in Sweden and hosts 25 member churches and engages 25 staff.

Average budget over a year sums up to approximately 15 million SEK,out of which half is made up by member fees and half from external donors through different projects, mainly from Sida.

Among the projects are the ecumenical accompaniment program to Palestine and Israel.

Mission and Objectives: 

To coordinate theological reflection between churches and parishes and strive for the unification of all the churches in Sweden, as well as fostering a dialogue between people of different faiths on an international level.

Main Projects / Activities: 

Ecumenical theology, ecumenical testimony, ecumenical diacony/church & society, peace culture, fairtrade, ecumenical accompaniment.

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?: 

As a faith-based organization, working with an ecumenical approach both on a national and an international level, we could contribute with a unique profile/experience to the network, as one of few faith-based member organisations within the Swedish network.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?: 

In order to broaden our network, both in Sweden and in other partner countries. Also, in order to get access to seminars and workshop for organization development and capacity building among our staff.