The Evangelical Lutheran church and Sweden both have issues. Swedish priests will be encouraged to use the gender-neutral God instead of “he” or “the Lord.”
So, they’ve gone down the same collectivist path as the Catholic church. This is insane. This church has embraced women as priests as well. They also embrace the LGBTQ movement and Islam. It is the latest move by Sweden’s national Evangelical Lutheran church to modernize its 31 year-old guidelines for services. They pretty much don’t stand for anything anymore, certainly not Biblical doctrine.
Now, there is a variety of gender-neutral options that can be used throughout services. For example, services can now be opened by referring to the traditional “Father, son and Holy Ghost”, or the neutral “in the name of God and the Holy Trinity.” I would be out of that church so fast, it would make their heads spin and call for an