Core Beliefs 

Core Beliefs 

Curious about Swedenborgianism? Find answers to your questions about our core beliefs here.

These answers are written by ministers of our church and are written in the hope that they can guide you or give you peace through understanding. They are not meant to represent the beliefs of our church as a whole. If you want to talk with a minister directly, go to our contact us page and select “Spiritual and Theological Questions” as the subject line.

  • Does the Swedenborgian Church support the LGBTQ+ community?

    The Lord was born for one purpose: to lead all people to heaven. He did not exclude anyone. All of his teachings show us how to love one another, and how to learn to do good in the world.  As Swedenborgians, we are one family, and welcome people of all faiths, all backgrounds, and all…

  • What is the Trinity?

    Many Christian traditions believe that God is made up of three people known as the Trinity. This is because the Bible refers to God as the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Yet Swedenborg didn’t view the Trinity in the same way. He believed that the trinity was God’s power, love, and truth, which…

  • What happens after we die?

    Swedenborg’s countless visions of the spiritual world–including life after death–have fascinated and inspired many of his readers, and continue to be a source of comfort and insight. His bestseller by far, Heaven and Hell, includes detailed accounts of his journeys. Swedenborg believed that he witnessed and underwent the process of transitioning into the afterlife. Swedenborg’s…