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Bishop's Blog

 
April 24, 2020

Dear United Methodist in the Nordic and Baltic countries,

 
April 14, 2020

Only a few months ago, most of us could not imagine what we are undergoing right now.

 
April 14, 2020

Today as on every day, Jesus is one with us. You are not alone in your pain.

 
April 14, 2020

Welcome to our dinner table. My wife Elisabeth and I have had this dining table for almost 30 years. 

 
April 03, 2020

On Palm Sunday we enter into the final week of God's great rescue and deliverance is Jesus Christ. 

 
April 03, 2020

We live our lives without safety net. No matter how cautious we are, we will all die from living, this is the basic condition of life.

 
January 31, 2020

Dear Methodists i the Nordic & Baltic Episcopal Area

 
July 05, 2019

Update on Roundtable Process from the fall of 2019 to the end of 2020. 

 
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.

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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.

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