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Encounters of local churches strengthen the connection
On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Central Conference of Central and Southern Europe, 60 local churches participated in encounters more

Dedication of Roma Church in Alsozsolca (Hungary)
The dedication of the new church building of the United Methodist congregation in Alsozsolca was planned to take place on October 11, 2014 more

2014 WMC Peace Award to Hugh and Shirliann Johnson
Dr. Hugh G. Johnson and his wife Shirliann have been named as co-recipients of the 2014 World Methodist Peace Award. more

Dobrich - three months after the flood
Three months ago heavy rains lead to a devastating flood in Dobrich/Bulgaria. Milen Stefanov reports about this sad day – and about what happened afterwards. more

A New Church in Gerlachov (Slovakia)
The three days from September 5 to 7, 2014, have become most memorable for Methodists in Slovakia. more

Oases of hope
How men and women in Serbia provide oases of hope for people of all generations. more

UMC building in Bulgaria collapsed
The first days of August once again brought heavy rains to Bulgaria, which caused severe floods in the area of Mizia. The UMC church house collapsed. more

UMC in Poland: Closer to God, Closer to the People...
From June 27-29, 2014, the Annual Conference of the UMC in Poland met in Klarysew near Warsaw. more

Commemorating World War I
On the occasion of the Centenary of the World War I the European Methodist Council has released a statement. more

Devastating Floods in Bulgaria
On Thursday, June 19, there have been hailstorms and heavy rain in several parts of Bulgaria. In the regions of Varna and Burgas, the equivalent of a month’s rain fell within 24 hours. This led to heavy floods. more

On the way to the people
About 60 lay members and pastors participated in this year’s Annual Conference of the UMC in the Czech Republic and in Slovakia. more

Annual Conference in Austria
With an impressive service on Sunday, May 25, 2014, the Annual Conference of the UMC in Austria came to an end. more

Grief and Sorrow in the Balkans
The disastrous floods in Bosnia-Hercegovina, Croatia, and Serbia are causing incredible devastations, and the long-term implications are only hardly assessable. more

Attracting attention by being a credible community
«If we walk in the light (…) we have fellowship with one another.» This verse from 1 John 1 is the motto of the UMC in Hungary in 2014, and it was also the motto of this year's Annual Conference. more

Reaching out to the people for 115 years
«Be holy!» was the theme of this year's meeting of the Provisional Annual Conference Serbia-Macedonia, which took place from April 3 to 6, 2014, in Kisač (Serbia). more