ESUMC news, worship for 3 January 2021

Dear ESUMC members and friends, Happy New Year! It is with a sense of hope and joyful expectation that we welcome in the new year. Together let us pray that the coming months will bring healing and renewed health to our community and the world. As we celebrate the Epiphany of Jesus, we give thanks … [Read more…]

Weekly News (4th Week of Advent)

Dear ESUMC members and friends, Greetings and peace to you all. In these final days before the celebration of Christmas, I pray God’s blessings on you and your loved ones. As we prepare to enter yet another phase of lockdown, let us cast our eyes on the coming Lord Jesus Christ, the Savior of the … [Read more…]

Bill Mooney’s Obituary

It is with great sadness that we share Bill Mooney’s obituary as published in the Knoxville News Sentinel from Dec. 4 to Dec. 6, 2020.…. William “Bill” C. Mooney William [Bill] C. Mooney, Jr. of Franklin, TN, died November 26, 2020, in Franklin, TN. He was 84 years old. Born September 7, 1936, in … [Read more…]

ESUMC news, worship for 20 December 2020

Dear ESUMC members and friends, Greetings and peace to you all. On Sunday we celebrated a joyous service of worship, highlighted by the children’s presentation of the nativity story. Again, we offer our sincere thanks to Shelley Brauneis and the children of ESUMC for such a wonderful retelling of the story of Jesus’ birth. Thank … [Read more…]

ESUMC news, worship for 6 December 2020

Dear ESUMC members and friends, Thank you for your warm welcome during our worship service on Sunday, as I was officially installed as the new pastor of ESUMC. I am grateful for the prayers and words of support that you shared during the service. Although I wish that each of you could have been present … [Read more…]

Giving Tuesday

Tomorrow (01.12.2020) is “Giving Tuesday”! All 2020 Giving Tuesday donations will go towards the ESUMC and Fünfhaus day-time shelter ministry, called the “Wärmestube” that runs from the beginning of December until end March 2021. Due to the special Covid-19 circumstances this year food parcels will be handed out to all in need. Please be generous … [Read more…]

Worship 8 November 2020

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Online Worship during November 2020

With respect to the current Covid-19 Pandemic situation in Vienna and the new regulations starting on Tuesday 3rd November: the church building is closed until the 30th of November. Please do not come to church. Worship will take place via Zoom every Sunday, as usual, at 11:15. We invite you to join us in our … [Read more…]

Thanksgiving Sunday

Dear ESUMC members and friends, This Sunday here at ESUMC of Vienna, join us either at the church or online for a special worship service, as we celebrate Thanksgiving Sunday. One of ESUMC’s most beloved traditions is the celebration of the Harvest Festival on the third Sunday of October. Unfortunately, due to the ongoing pandemic and the … [Read more…]

Weekly News (Week 37, 2020)

We are blessed to be led in this interim period by the Rev. Tom Garrison, a good friend of the ESUMC congregation. Pastor Tom began his ministry on September 1, and will lead worship each Sunday until the season of Advent. You may contact Pastor Tom at This Sunday here at ESUMC of Vienna, … [Read more…]