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14 Jun, 2022
In a hybrid meeting on 7 June in Brussels with the French Presidency of the Council of the EU, the Conference of European Churches (CEC) highlighted Ukrainian church voices, emphasising the need to strength engagement of local religious communities in realising peace in Ukraine.
13 Jun, 2022
The Conference of European Churches, 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 on 8 June. 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.
9 Jun, 2022
Lea Schlenker, from the Evangelical Church in Germany, is a member of CEC Governing Board, and she also serves as Youth Advisor. Below, she reflects on some of the challenges and opportunities young people are voicing today—and how CEC is listening.
6 Jun, 2022
Worship will be a significant element at the 2023 CEC General Assembly. A moment of prayer, reflection and fellowship for the European churches. To prepare for worship services at the assembly, members of the CEC Assembly Worship Committee met in Tallinn.
23 May, 2022
The Governing Board of the Conference of European Churches reaffirms its consistent stance on Ukraine, condemning Russian aggression, and calling for peace with justice.
22 May, 2022
As part of the European Year of Youth 2022 declared by the European Commission, CEC in partnership with the World Student Christian Federation Europe and the Ecumenical Youth Council in Europe invites European Christian youth to contribute to a social media campaign titled United in Faith 2022 – through texts, images, art and poetry.
17 May, 2022
The safety and security of religious communities in France were addressed in a training conducted by CEC in Paris. Held as part of the SASCE project, the event brought together French church leaders and staff members.
15 May, 2022
In anticipation of the World Refugee Day on 20 June 2022, CEC together with the Churches’ Commission for Migrants in Europe is inviting churches to commemorate the lives of thousands of migrants and refugees, who lost their lives in the Mediterranean, seeking safety on their way to Europe.
10 May, 2022
Preparations for the 2023 General Assembly of CEC mature as the assembly aims to bring European churches together in Tallinn, Estonia, from 14 – 20 June 2023, focusing the theme “Under God’s blessing – shaping the future”.