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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: 

 

 

You may feel far away from General Conference 2019, but there are ways we can stay connected.

 

Bishop Alsted explains about the coming General Conference and what his expectations are. To watch the video Click here

 

 

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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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