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A message on women's equality in the church - by Bishop Alsted


Dear members of the church in the Nordic and Baltic area

I am sorry about the Nordic and Baltic votes in the recent vote on constitutional amendments. I foolishly thought, we were at a better place.

I thought we shared the understanding that women and men are equal as members, leaders and clergy across the Nordic and Baltic countries.


A Message from Bishop Alsted


Bishop Christian Alsted reflects on the decision by the Council of Bishops regarding a Way Forward....

 

Dear United Methodists in the Nordic and Baltic Area

In the past week, I was part of a highly prayerful and intensive meeting of the Council of Bishops. Our Christian conferencing was shaped by the desire to help the General Conference to do its work and to help the church find a way forward


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