To connect with CEC Member Churches across Europe, CEC general secretary Dr Jørgen Skov Sørensen brings highlights from the significant CEC activities in a video update each month. Dr Sørensen comes from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark (ELCD) with background in theology, mission, ecumenism, leadership and communication.
Q&A with CEC general secretary
“Being together in hope and witness is a guiding theme for CEC. It is indeed my hope too that together with our Member Churches across the region, we can create a hope that inspires actions.” In a Q&A CEC general secretary Dr Jørgen Skov Sørensen speaks about highlights from CEC, its work as a church-fellowship, role vis-à-vis the European institutions, and what hope means for CEC.
European Regional Pre-Assembly
CEC general secretary Dr Jørgen Skov Sørensen introduces CEC’s upcoming European Regional Pre-Assembly that will explore the theme “Christ’s love moves the world to reconciliation and unity” in Warsaw. The event from 25 to 27 February 2022 will prepare its participants to bring European voices to the upcoming WCC Assembly in Karlsruhe.
Peace and reconciliation
“In CEC, we have always been bridge builders. From the very beginning in 1959 between Eastern and Western Europe. After 1989, CEC was strong in building bridges between opponents in European conflicts. But how does this tradition establish itself today?” Watch CEC general secretary Dr Jørgen Skov Sørensen speak about peace and reconciliation.
Conference on the Future of Europe
The European institutions have launched a process called the Conference on the Future of Europe that will enable people from across Europe to share their ideas for our common future. But why are churches interested in this process? Listen to CEC general secretary Dr Jørgen Skov Sørensen here.
Theological Reflections: Exploring Church in Mission
“Coming together with our differences, opens our eyes to others, as well as to ourselves.” CEC general secretary Dr Jørgen Skov Sørensen speaks about CEC’s Theological Reflections series “Communion in Crisis: The Church during the COVID-19 Pandemic” Watch here.
Safer and Stronger Communities in Europe
“Freedom of religion and belief, its promotion and protection, remains at the heart of CEC.” CEC general secretary Dr Jørgen Skov Sørensen speaks about CEC’s engagement with the Safer and Stronger Communities in Europe (SASCE) project. Watch here