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Sweden, Berget, April 2024

From Wednesday evening 24 April
to Monday morning 29 April 2024,
we will have our annual meeting at Berget in Sweden
Hotlink to the registration

Picture below: Overview of Berget

About Berget

Berget is a Christian community. They seek to promote spiritual deepening and the unity of the Church. The current 5 members of the community come from several different churches and denominations as do their retreat and course leaders. There are also some voluntaries who help them.

The members of the community come from several different churches and denominations as do their retreat and course leaders.

Since its founding in 1962, Berget has been a meeting place offering recreation, knowledge and spiritual strength and renewal to everyone who visits. Their calling is the visible unity, friendship and fellowship within the Church as well as spiritual deepening.

With a wide ecumenical aspiration, they offer retreats, Christian meditation, courses, worship services, community and fellowship.

Berget consists of two houses; the House of St. David – focusing on retreats, silence, rest, worship services and bible meditations. In the House of Meditation courses are given in in contemplative meditation, as well as spiritual guidance, ethics and our cultural origins/roots.

They celebrate the Holy Eucharist every day and pray the liturgy of the hours throughout the the day. They pray, eat, work and share the whole life with their guests as an ecumenical community.

About our meeting:

The meeting starts Wednesday 24th of April in the evening at 7 pm, we prefer that you can arrive before that e.g. from 2 pm on. An extra day costs: 1170 Swedish kronor.

It will end Monday morning 29th of April.

It takes about 3,5 to 4 hours by car or train to come to Berget from Stockholm. See timetable of trains below. Peder from Berget advises to buy tickets in advance.

The rooms are basic. There are steps everywhere. Note: upstairs is ground floor!

More information 

Click on the links below for more information:

1. Travel information, click on the underlined link;

2. Timetable trains, click on the underlined link;

3. Accommodation Bergetclick on the underlined link;

4. PROGRAMME 2024.pdfclick on the underlined link;

5. Registrationclick on the underlined link;

6. Hotels at Stockholm, click on this link

Above photos: Main house: Davidsgarden                       Meditations garden, rooms                                                 Simple bedroom in main house

How to get to Berget?

Address: Tempelvägen 10,

795 91 Rättvik, Sweden


Telefon: +46 248-79 71 70

Map: Click on this link 

Are you arriving by train or bus? Then you may want a lift from the station in Rättvik to Berget. Unfortunately, taxis are no longer available in Rättvik and Leksand So someone can pick you up at the station. When you register, you can note the arrival time in the field "shuttle" on their website and we will do what we can to arrange it.

See travel information and traintimetable above.

To find and buy train tickets from Stockholm Aeroport Arlanda (Terminal 5, Sky City) to Rättvik, use the apps: SJ-biljetter (in English) or Omio.

You can also rent a car (hyrar bil)

Website Berget: read more

Travel Tips

Sweden is a beautiful country with lakes and forests.

    Many people in Sweden speak English.


    The weather during the time of our stay is unpredictable!.

    It is early spring and could be warm but it is also possible that we will have snow.


    Please bring warm waterproof clothes. 

    This will be useful for our pilgrimage day but also ensure that you can make 

    the most of the beautiful nature around the Center.

    Continuing your stay as a holiday or extended pilgrimage.

    There are hotels and bed and breakfasts places in Stockholm and other towns and cities. See hotels in Stockholm file above.

    Meditations garden, conference centre

    In this document you can see several pictures of the place.

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