Church of Sweden Youth facts for kids
Svenska kyrkans unga
|Formation||1 January 1993|
|Type||Christian youth organization|
|Headquarters||Sysslomansgatan 8, Uppsala, Sweden|
|Methods||children and youth activities|
The Church of Sweden Youth (Swedish: Svenska kyrkans unga) is the children's and youth group of the Church of Sweden. It was established on 1 January 1993. The establishment came follwoing a merger of several youth groups within the denomination. In 2013 there were 13 000 members of various ages.
A merger was proposed alread in 1964. However, it didn't become reality until a meeting on 6 December 1992.
Following people have been chairpersons.
- 1993-1994 - Gunilla Casserstedt Lundgren
- 1994-1997 - Helena Karlsson
- 1997-2001 - David Sundén
- 2001-2005 - Erik Persson
- 2005-2009 - Maria Wingård
- 2009-2013 - Johan Berkman
- 2013 - Amanda Carlshamre
Church of Sweden Youth Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.