Many Swedes are living in the nation's capital region and have become very active in the community. On this page you will find contact information for various Swedish organizations in the Washington metropolitan area.
American Scandinavian Association
Anyone interested in Scandinavia. Evening meetings, usually the third Monday of the month.
Contact: Gerry Schueman
Phone: (703) 734-0319
Augustana Lutheran Church
Svenska Kyrkan i DC
V St. & New Hampshire Ave., NW
The pastor from the Church of Sweden in New York conducts services in Swedish on the first Sunday of each month.
Contact: Sören Karlsson
Phone: (703) 640-8709
Friends of House of Sweden
Support and strengthen the quality and variety of the cultural and educational programs offered by the Embassy of Sweden in House of Sweden.
Contact: Johanna Bergenholtz
Phone: (202) 467-2653
Highland View Elementary School, Silver Spring, MD.
Most Wednesday evenings, Sept. - May excluding holidays.
Contact: Ms Christine Kalke
Phone: (301) 864-1596
Anyone interested in singing.
Usually meet first Wednesday of the month - except for summertime.
Contact: Ms Kerstin Hendrickson
Swedish Women's Educational Association.
Usually evening meetings.
Contact: Kate Novak
Contact: Gunnel Gyllenhoff
Phone: (703) 250-9376
Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce, Washington D.C. Inc.
A forum to advance commerce and kinship between the U.S. and Sweden. Meet for luncheons, seminars, business clubs. SACC-DC also organizes events geared towards young professionals and students in the DC area.
SACC Washington DC
House of Sweden, Suite 503
2900 K Street, N.W
Washington, D.C. 20007-5118
Phone: (202) 536-1570
Swedish-American Cultural Union
A volunteer organization made up of people who are interested in Sweden and its relationship with America which arranges monthly luncheons with speakers to discuss Swedish culture, politics and history.
Contact: Carl Ek
The Swedish School - Svenska Skolan (Adults)
Saturday mornings between 9:30 and 12 noon, Sept - Dec & Jan - June.
For adults who want to study Swedish as a foreign language.
Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School
7130 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22043
The Swedish School for Children
Saturday mornings. Swedish-speaking children.
George Mason Junior/Senior High School
7124 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22043
Vasa Order of America
Swedes or Americans of Scandinavian descent or anyone with an interest in Scandinavia.
Usually meet second Sunday each month.
Contact: Carol Whitley