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Statement N & B Area Group

Submitted by umccopenhagen on Mon, 04/01/2019 - 11:36
roundtable

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. The purpose of the roundtable is to bring together influencers and leaders from each annual conference in the episcopal area, aiming at seeking a foundation for the future of the Nordic and Baltic episcopal area that includes as much unity and as much missional strength as possible. Furthermore the Nordic and Baltic Area Group unanimously decided to make the following statement 

Read the full description of the roundtable here

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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.

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