World Conference of Life and Work

international 1925 Christian meeting in Stockholm, Sweden

The World Conference of Life and Work (Swedish: Stora ekumeniska mötet) was an ecumenic conference. It was held on the initiative of Church of Sweden archbishop Nathan Söderblom in the town of Stockholm in Sweden in 1925. It was held to discuss social cooperation.[1] Most major Christian denominations attended the meeting. Some exceptions were the Roman Catholic Church and the Pentecostal movement.[2]


  1. "What is Ecumenism and How Did it Develop?". Church of Sweden. Archived from the original on 26 October 2014. Retrieved 17 October 2014.
  2. "Den lokala ekumeniken krackelerar" (in Swedish). Claphaminstitutet. 11 December 2009. Retrieved 16 October 2014.