The United Methodist Church in Central and Southern Europe consists of about 33'500 members and friends living in 16 countries . The worship services are held in more than 20 languages, but there are many more languages and ways in which members of this Church share the love of God with their neighbors.

On this website you may learn more about this unique part of the global family called the United Methodist Church.

Bishop Dr. Patrick Streiff

A closed door turns out to be a blessing

Where doors are shut, whether foreseeably or abruptly, unrealized plans and disappointment often result. However, sometimes it may be just those closed doors that widen horizons and turn out to be a blessing in a very special way. 


United Methodist Pastor in Serbia was publicly honored for her service

In all countries of Central and Southern Europe, The United Methodist Church is a minority church. However, an example from Serbia underlines once again that this does not mean that the UMC would not have any positive impact on society or that it would go completely unnoticed.


Growing Uncertainty in Bulgaria

The proposed changes to the Bulgarian Religious Law, which would have drastic consequences not only for The United Methodist Church in Bulgaria, cleared a first hurdle.


Second Methodist School in Hungary

In many countries of Central and Southern Europe, the United Methodist congregations try, in an amazing variety of ministries, to be «Church for others» and to impact the respective society in a beneficial way. Sometimes, this also means to take a risk.