Bishop Christian Alsted has been re-elected as a United Methodist episcopal leader by delegates at the Northern Europe and Eurasia Central Conference.
Alsted, 54, was re-elected Oct. 21 at the central conference’s quadrennial meeting in Fredrikstad. There were no other candidates. On the first ballot, he received 62 of 64 votes cast.
For 11 days 860 delegates, approximately 150 bishops, and a couple of thousand visitors, staff and volunteers made the convention center in Portland Oregon their home. The following are some of the many highlights from the intensive days at General Conference – at times it was frustrating and even discouraging, but mostly it was hopeful and joyful, not least because all we did was wrapped in worsh
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Cliff College announces partnership with the Bible Reading Fellowship
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Cliff College, Sheffield, one of the training colleges used and supported by the Methodist Church, has announced a new partnership with the Bible Reading Fellowship (BRF).