Program

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Dinner on your own

19:30  Opening Worship Service in Petrikirken, Kjølberg. Holy Communion. 

Theme: in God we live, move and exist - proclaiming good news

Sermon: Bishop Eduard Khegay

Offering: The local churches in Fredrikstad

After worship: Coffee & tea.

 

Thursday, October 20, 2016

08:30  Worship with Communion at the hotel.

     Theme: In God we live, move and exist - in the midst of fear and hostility

     Sermon: Bishop Rosemarie Wenner (Germany)

     Worship leader: Rev. Gunta Grina-Sologuba (Latvia)

     Offering: Seminar for pastors in migrant churches

     After Service: Coffee & tea

10:00 Plenary – Opening matters and Laity Address

12:00 Lunch

13:00 Plenary, Episcopal Address and introduction to "Speed Debating"

14:30 Coffee/tea

15:00 Speed Debating

17:00 Plenary – presentation of episcopal candidates for the Nordic & Baltic Area

18:00 Dinner

19:30 Evening Event with a local touch in the Methodist Church Fredrikstad 

 

Friday, October 21, 2016

08:30 Worship with Communion at the hotel

     Theme: In God we live, move and exist - among the marginalized

     Sermon: Bishop John Yambasu (Sierra Leone)

     Worship Leader: Rev. Hilde Marie Øgreid Movafagh (Norway)

     Offering: Sierra Leone

     After Worship: coffee & tea

10:00 Plenary – Election of Bishop for The Nordic & Baltic Area 

12:00 Lunch

13:00 Focus Groups

15:00 Coffee/tea

15:30 Focus Groups

16:45 Short Break

17:00 Plenary

18:30 Departure for dinner in private homes

21:00 Evening worship in private homes

21:30 Departure from private homes

 

Saturday, October 22, 2016

08:30 Worship with Communion at the hotel

     Theme: In God we live, move and exist - offering healing and hope

     Sermon: Bishop Patrick Streiff (South and Central Europe)

     Worship Leader: Rev. Yulia Starodubets (Russia)

     Offeering: Church in Ukraine

     After worship: Coffee & tea

10:00 Plenary (Coffee/tea)

12:00 Lunch

13:00 Plenary - 

15:30 Departure for Sightseeing in Gamlebyen (departure from Stortorget)

Dinner at Tøihuset (open dinner for guests and locals)

Evening Worship in Østre Fredrikstad Kirke

23:00 (at the latest) departure from Gamlebyen

 

Sunday, October 23, 2016

11:00 Worship Service at Domkirken (the Cathedral)

     Theme: In God we live, move and exist - moving into the future

     Sermon: Bishop Christian Alsted (Nordic and Baltic Area)

     Offering: Funds for Mission in Europe

12:30 Lunch in the Cathedral, open café at Metodistkirken Fredrikstad