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Bishop Yambasu of the Sierra Leone Area died in a traffic accident on Sunday, August 16th

 

Worrisome questions remain as United Methodist churches in Europe and Eurasia reopen for in-person worship, hoping the coronavirus is behind them.

 

Organizers have announced that the next General Conference will be Aug. 29-Sept. 7, 2021, in Minneapolis.

 

from bishop Alsted on Sunday 15. March 2020. Watch the video message from Bishop Alsted here

 

Watch the video message from Bishop Alsted or read the full text:

 

 

Here you may find the relevant documents from the mediation process

 

​​Report from the first meeting of the Nordic & Baltic Roundtable on the Future of the Church October 2019

 

After annual conference
Reflections from the bishop

 

Gathered on 29-30 March 2019 in Copenhagen the Nordic and Baltic Area Group of the Northern Europe and Eurasia Central Conference unanimously decided to create a roundtable.

 

Read the opening statement of Bishop Alsted at the called session of the General Conference 2019: 

 

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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

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United Methodist front-line workers and church leaders in the Philippines share survival stories after contracting the coronavirus, with most relying on faith to overcome fear and isolation.
Alumni of United Methodist Hartzell High School in Zimbabwe have been raising money to replace some of the 40,000 books lost in a 2019 fire.
As protests turn deadly, Nigeria Area Bishop John Wesley Yohanna urges the government to address demonstrations peacefully. Several United Methodist pastors say they witnessed the violence.

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