The link between the Parish of Deddington and Sofiakyrkan in Jönköping in Växjö Diocese has been active for a number of years.

At the end of May and beginning of June 2011, a choir from Deddington Deanery visited Jönköping, a number of people took part in a pilgrimage from Jönköping to Vadstena and Dan Inman was attached to Sofiakyrkan for a short time as the first leg of a curate exchange.  The Sofiakyrka choir gave Lucia concerts in Christ Church Cathedral and Deddington Parish Church  in 2011 and 2013. Check the ‘Past Events’ menu item for details of these visits.

Web links to the parishes are provided here:

Deddington Parish

Sofiakyrkan Jönköping

Click on the links below for accounts of recent activities and check the ‘Pilgrimage in Sweden’ menu item for descriptions of Deddington pilgrim journeys.

Deddington Deanery Choir visits Jönköping

Curate Exchange