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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

Some 350 U.S. United Methodists gathered May 17-18 to discuss what a new Methodist expression centered on the marginalized might look like.
The decision of the 2019 General Conference is being met with both resistance and reinforcement.
May 19-21 summit in Côte d’Ivoire will encourage United Methodists in the region to create their own plans of action for this continuing health crisis.
United Methodists offer supplies, spiritual support to survivors of Cylone Kenneth in the northern part of the country and Cyclone Idai in central Mozambique.
After hearing, Connecticut United Methodists are praying that federal court will reopen immigration case of Nelson Pinos.

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