The Finnish Christian Democrats is a political movement formed by about 12,000 persons. The value base of the Finnish Christian Democrats emphasizes respect of human dignity, the importance of family and close communities, defending the weak, encouraging resourcefulness, and individual and collective responsibility, not just for oneself but also for one's neighbors and the rest of creation.Membership of Finland's Christian Democrats is open to everyone who agrees with these values and aims.
Christian Democrats in Finland are a part of the worldwide Christian Democratic movement.The party wants to renew and crystallize the values of the international CD movement.
The highest decision-making body of the Christian Democrats is the party congress, held every two years.Between these meetings, the party delegation is authorized to have the power of decision.The party's activities are directed by the party's executive committee.
The party has 15 district organizations and special organizations, such as the Women's, the Youth's, as well as the Swedish speaking party member's associations.
In 2007, the CD has over 200 functioning local chapters. In addition to these, the party has some chapters intended for immigrants. Their working languages are English and Russian.
The party's main newspaper is the KD-lehti (CD News), a weekly with a circulation of 4,000.