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Changes in the Office of the Bishop
Thomas Rodemeyer, person responsible for Finances and Administration in the Bishop's Office in Zurich, will soon hand over his responsibility to André Töngi. more

Bishop Dr. Franz W. Schäfer has deceased
On July 14, 2016, Bishop Dr. Franz W. Schäfer has deceased in his 96th year. He was responsible for the UMC in Central and Southern Europe from 1966 to 1989. more

New hope for Roma in Sweden
Most of the United Methodist congregations in Sweden have become part of the new Equmeniakyrkan. But the small church in Östersund is still part of the UMC. more

The truth of the Lord wins
From June 3-5, 2016, the members of the Annual Conference Czech Republic-Slovakia of The United Methodist Church gathered in Prague. more

A new generation takes the lead
Hungary Provisional Annual Conference met from April 14-17, 2016, at Budapest-Obuda UMC. Rev. László A. Khaled succeeded Rev. István Csernák as Superintendent of the UMC in Hungary. more

First Albanian Local Pastor
The Annual Conference Serbia-Macedonia met from April 7 to 10, 2016, in Padina (Serbia). more

Multifaceted Unity
«Unity in Diversity» ran like a common thread through this year’s meeting of the Annual Conference Bulgaria-Romania, which took place from March 31 to April 3 in Varna. more

Terror Attacks in Brussels
A Statement of Bishop Patrick Streiff on the terror attacks in Brussels. more

Keeping the hearts warm for one’s neighbor
About 50 people from 12 countries participated in the meeting of the Executive Committee of the Central Conference of Central and Southern Europe... more

On the occasion of Bishop Dr. Franz W. Schäfer’s 95th birthday
Bishop Franz Schäfer will celebrate his 95th birthday on March 10, 2016. more

Night of Churches – Light in the Darkness
The annual «Night of Churches» is a special event on the agenda of Czech Tourism... more

Joy and Hope for the UMC in Albania
The United Methodist Church is not only a growing but also a young church in Albania. more

Representative of the UMC in the Czech Republic assumes ecumenical leadership position
Petr Procházka, Superintendent of the United Methodist Church in the Czech Republic, was elected Vice-President of the Ecumenical Council of Churches of his country. more

And suddenly the door is closed
Many refugees on their way to Western Europe have to realize after a long and troublesome journey that the situation has suddenly changed and that doors, which seemed to be open, are now closed. more

A Word to our United Methodist Churches
During a meeting on partnerships between United Methodist local churches in the United States and Central and Southern Europe, I heard the news of the terrorist attacks in Paris. more