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Called to freedom, justice and peace! (Galatians 5:13)

Ecumenical Youth Council in Europe Europe is a strong network of young Christians promoting the unity of Christianity throughout all of Europe. We have member organisations in 24 countries.

Who we are

EYCE is a strong network of young Christians from all over Europe who seek unity between Christians and are engaged in the work for justice, peace & the integrity of creation.

As a Christian youth organisation, EYCE strives to represent young people in Europe as much as possible. EYCE works on an entirely ecumenical basis, and therefore considers itself to be part of the wider ecumenical movement. It wants to encourage Churches and Christian youth movements in Europe to strive towards the unity of all Christians.

Upcoming events

We aim to provide bot in person and online events for young Christians all over Europe. Currently we are planning an in-person international activity for the year 2025. We had our last International Actibity in Malaga, Spain in June 2024.

Join our monthly Bible Studies online, held always on the second Monday of the month at 18 CET.

  • Call for Participants “The shelter we seek – A critical reflection on church as safer space”

    Call for Participants “The shelter we seek – A critical reflection on church as safer space”

    The call for our event is out and you can apply now! Check out all the details on our event page and apply to be part of our event before 17 March 11:59 CET. We look forward to your application and to being part of the task of creating safer spaces in youth work and…

  • Our new Executive Committee

    Our new Executive Committee

    During the 45th General Meeting, which took place in Poland in August 2023 a new Executive Committee was elected. Aino, Harald, Steven, Aida and Saara are now our new ExCo. If you are interested in who they are, check out their introductions. We wish them all the best and God’s blessing on their journey with…

  • We need YOU! Be part of our International Planning Team

    We need YOU! Be part of our International Planning Team

    Next year we will hold an event with the title: The shelter we seek – a critical reflection on church as safer space. What hurtful experiences did churches cause? How do we want to deal with them? Those are questions we want to tackle.  For now, we are accepting applications for five team members who…

  • 45th General Meeting took place in Wrocław, Poland

    45th General Meeting took place in Wrocław, Poland

    The Ecumenical Youth Council in Europe held its 45th General Meeting in Wrocław, Poland from 24th to 27th August 2023. As the General Meeting usually takes place every two years, the agenda had important matters to ensure EYCE’s operations. These included the accounts, budget for the next two years, and the election of the new…

  • General Assembly of the Conference of European Churches in Tallinn/Estonia (14-20 June 2023)

    General Assembly of the Conference of European Churches in Tallinn/Estonia (14-20 June 2023)

    The plenaries happened in the Black Box. Here you can see the delegates raising their voting cards. Every five years the Conference of European Churches (CEC) gathers its highest decision-making body the General Assembly. Delegates from the 114 member churches, from all across Europe and through the protestant, orthodox and anglican church families through were…

  • 45th General Meeting in Wroclaw, Poland

    The next General Meeting of EYCE will take place from 24 to 27 August 2023 in Wroclaw, Poland. The General Meeting is the highest decision-making body of our organisation, where delegates of our Member Organisations meet to discuss and decide about EYCE’s future priorities. Thanks to the Polish Ecumenical Council’s Youth Commission we will be hosted in Poland.

  • Newsletter #18 has been published

    Newsletter #18 has been published

    If you want to know about our latest news and to see what 2023 has in store then take a look at our recent newsletter.

  • Young Christians reflect on the occasion of European Year of Youth

    Young Christians reflect on the occasion of European Year of Youth

    The European Commission declared 2022 as European Year of Youth. On this occasion, the Conference of European Churches (CEC) together with the Ecumenical Youth Council in Europe (EYCE) and the World Student Christian Federation, Europe region (WSCF-Europe) have collected young voices about Christian life in Europe and about the importance and needs of ecumenical organisations.…

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