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

Change in the Leadership of the UMC in the Czech Republic

As Bishop Patrick Streiff has announced, the year 2021 will bring an important change for The United Methodist Church in the Czech Republic.


Worldwide UMC before respectful separation - Comment by Bishop Patrick Streiff

The controversial discussions within the worldwide United Methodist Church (UMC) on questions in regard to homosexuality led to a new development: an international working group, with the support of the Council of Bishops, published a proposal that includes a respectful separation of the worldwide church.


More than one soup for the needy in Radovish

The time around Christmas and New Year is a time of good food for many people. Is it also a time to think of those for whom even one hot meal a day is not a matter of course?


Earthquake in Albania – A national disaster

Early Tuesday morning, November 26, 2019, Albania was struck by a violent earthquake that claimed many lives, injured many people, collapsed buildings and deeply shocked people.


A dawn of hope in the present struggle in the church

After the decisions of General Conference as the highest legislative body in the world-wide United Methodist Church in February, a study group has been formed in the episcopal area of Bishop Patrick Streiff. The study group shall search for ways how to deal with these decisions. At its last meeting, the study group has affirmed in a surprisingly clear manner that it wants to strengthen what connects us – and accordingly will send a working paper to the church councils in the different countries.