The United Methodist Church in Central and Southern Europe consists of approximately 33.500 members and friends living in 16 countries (you can find a map here), celebrating worship services in more than 20 languages and share God’s love in even more languages and expressions.

On this website you will learn more about this unique part of the  worldwide family of The United Methodist Church.

Bishop Dr. Patrick Streiff

Meeting of Czechia-Slovakia Annual Conference

The 2019 meeting of Czechia-Slovakia Annual Conference took place from May 17 to 19 in Prague. In the closing worship service, the congregation could not only hear words in Czech and Slovak but also in English (sermon of the Bishop) and in Russian (songs). 


And suddenly, the door was open

Pleven is the seventh most populous city of Bulgaria with approximately 100.000 inhabitants. It is not only the biggest economic center in Northwestern Bulgaria, but also home of a major Medical University with more than 1.000 students and academic employees. How can United Methodists reach out to these students if Bulgarian law does not make this easy at all?


Sharing the Gospel with Young People in Hungary

The members of Hungary Provisional Annual Conference met from April 25 to 28, 2019, in Óbuda (Budapest). On this occasion, they also celebrated the 20thanniversary of the new church building of Óbuda UMC.


Living in three countries – yet still journeying together

From April 11 to 14, 2019, the 85th session of Serbia-Macedonia Provisional Annual Conference took place at Skopje UMC (Macedonia). The theme had been chosen from Psalm 34:14: “Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.”


UMC in Romania is constituted as a district

Eight years ago, an independent local church in Romania joined the UMC. Since then, the work slowly but steadily grew. At this year’s meeting of the Provisional Annual Conference Bulgaria-Romania, which took place from April 4 to 7, 2019, in Veliko Tarnovo, the Methodist work in Romania was constituted as a district.