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Bishop's Blog

 
February 28, 2019

Bishop Alsted has written a letter to all of us to explain the situation after the General Conference 2019

 

 
January 21, 2019

It is no secret that there are different understandings of human sexuality and of what the best way forward is among the 40 delegates from Europe and Eurasia.

 
June 26, 2018

In the beginning of May, I was part of a highly prayerful and intensive meeting of the Council of Bishops.

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ABOUT US

mapThe Nordic and Baltic episcopal area covers 7 countries Denmark,Sweden, Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. We speak 9 official languages and use English as a common language.

Bishop Christian Alsted gives oversight to pastors, deacons, local churches, schools, hospitals, seminaries and diaconal institutions in the area.

Bishop emblemUnited Methodists hold to the historic doctrines of the Christian faith. We value the intellect and modern science, at the same time we see the Bible as the authoritative guide for faith and practice. Methodists recognize that the world is not always black and white. We are willing to ask questions and to wrestle with difficult issues, and we do so with grace and compassion.

Methodists emphasize personal faith, lived out in concrete ways in the world. We value well-informed and passionate preaching, worship that is lively, and small groups where people can grow in faith.

World News

Unhappiness with General Conference 2019 prompts plan for big meeting, with dissolution and ‘gracious exit’ among the options.
A United Methodist team looked at whether the Philippines should have more bishops. The group’s report highlighted church strengths and needs.
African American bishops and members of the church’s black caucus consider the actions of General Conference 2019.
Speakers challenge The United Methodist Church’s African American caucus and church leaders to work to become more relevant to younger members.
Grants for two big U.S. programs are part of $27.6 million approved by relief agency for disaster response, sustainable development, global migration and Global Health support.

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