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CEC to French EU Presidency: Engage churches to bring peace in Ukraine

In a hybrid meeting in Brussels with the French Presidency of the Council of the EU, CEC highlighted Ukrainian church voices, emphasising the need to strength engagement of local religious communities in realising peace in Ukraine. Read here

Churches and report from the Conference on the Future of Europe

A democratic and just future for Europe is a concern for all CEC Member Churches. This is why CEC was among the first to mobilise when the Conference on the Future of Europe was launched. Is the commitment and effort of churches reflected in the final report on the Conference on the Future of Europe? CEC General Secretary Dr Jørgen Skov Sørensen reflects. Watch here

Lea Schlenker reflects on a Europe where young, religious people want to live

Lea Schlenker, from the Evangelical Church in Germany, is a member of CEC Governing Board, and she also serves as Youth Advisor. She reflects on some of the challenges and opportunities young people are voicing today—and how CEC is listening. Read here

CEC trains Finnish churches to ensure safer and stronger communities

CEC together with the Orthodox Church of Finland held a briefing and training for the church leaders and the church staff on the protection of the worship places. The event was held as part of the project Safer and Stronger Communities in Europe (SASCE) funded by the European Commission Internal Police Fund, and the training was conducted by CEC Executive Secretary for Human Rights Dr Elizabeta Kitanovic. Read here

European National Councils of Churches discuss CEC’s work and its Assembly

In a virtual meeting, heads of the European National Councils of Churches met with CEC General Secretary Dr Jørgen Skov Sørensen and CEC Executive Secretary Katerina Pekridou, engaging with CEC’s developing profile, and its upcoming Assembly in Tallinn. Read more

Upcoming Events 

2023 CEC General Assembly

The Conference of European Churches will hold its 16th General Assembly from 14 to 20 June 2023 in Tallinn, Estonia, exploring the theme “Under God’s blessing – shaping the future”. The Assembly is hosted by CEC Member Churches in Estonia.  Read more
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