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. Monthly evening meetings, usually first Monday.
Contact: Gerry Schueman
Phone: (703) 734-0319
Augustana Lutheran Church
Svenska Kyrkan i DC
V St. & New Hampshire Ave., NW
Pastors from the Church of Sweden in New York conduct services in Swedish on the first Sunday of each month September through June)
Contact person for services in Swedish:
Email: annelisexton @cox.net
Phone: (703) 321-2833
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
Sveaborg Society of Maryland
A Swedish-American organization serving Baltimore, Maryland and the surrounding area. They promote Swedish traditions and holidays.
Anyone interested in singing. Meet first Wednesday of the month - except for summertime.
Contact: Ms Kerstin Hendrickson
Swedish Women's Educational Association. Usually evening meetings.
Contact: Ms Li Thornton
Contact: Mr. Erland Magnusson
Phone: (703) 356-3274
Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce, Washington D.C. Inc.
Anyone interested in Swedish-American business and trade. 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
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: Marie-Louise Bernal
Swedish School for Language and Culture
Saturday classes for Swedish-speaking children. Individualized instruction in Swedish as a second language for adults and children.
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 with an interest in Scandinavia. Meet second Sunday each month.
Contact: Carol Whitley