Church of SwedenChurch of Sweden (Swedish: svenska kyrkan) was until very recently the formal state church in Sweden.
The official description of the Church of Sweden is:
- The Church of Sweden is an Evangelical Lutheran community of faith manifested in parishes and dioceses. The Church of Sweden also has a national organisation.
- The Church of Sweden is an open national church, which, working with a democratic organisation and through the ministry of the church, covers the whole nation.