Dear ESUMC members and friends,

Here are the announcements for the coming week. Join us for worship on Sunday!!

Next Sunday Worship:

Sunday, 13 May

            11:15   Worship and Sunday School

 

Scriptures:  Acts 1:1-11, Psalm 47 and Ephesians 1:15-23

Special Music:  “Nuvole Bianche” by Ludovico Einaudi Sophie Anusie, Piano

All choirs will rehearse after the worship service.

 

Next week

Tuesday, 15 May 

            12:30   Ecumenical Prayer, Black Box Church

Wednesday, 16 May

            18:30   Adult Bible Study

Friday, 18 May

            18:00   Intro to Old Testament Study (see below)

Saturday, 19 May

            20:00   Women’s Fellowship Meeting (see below)

Sunday, 20 May

            11:15   Worship and Sunday School

 

Scriptures:  Acts 2:1-21, Psalm 104:24-34, 35b, Romans 8:22-27 and John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15

 

Men’s Choir for Men’s Sunday

Calling ALL MEN of the church! We will be celebrating Men’s Sunday on June 3. It is our tradition that the men of the church sing special music that day. This year’s song will be “I will call upon the Lord”. Please join Marilyn at the piano immediately following the worship service today for a brief practice. There will be plenty of time afterward for fellowship, coffee, and other choir rehearsals.

 

Wednesday Bible Study on the Beatitudes

The Wednesday evening study on the Beatitudes continues throughout May. The topic of the study is the Beatitudes from Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount from Matthew 5. Pastor Matthew is leading the study. The group will meet on Wednesday evenings on May 2, 16, 23, 30. There will be no Wednesday evening study on May 9 due to the Ascension holiday. The study begins at 18:30 with a light supper. Email the church office for info.

Special Study on Old Testament

The ESUMC special study entitled “An Introduction to the Old Testament” continues in May and June. Pastor Martin Schulzer teaches the study. Two more sessions remain which will cover the topics of Old Testament history and archaeology and ancient Near Eastern context. The next sessions are May 18 and June 1 from 18:00-21:00. The Scherer family hosts the study at their home at Reihergraben 18, A-3400 Klosterneuburg. A light meal will be served before the study session.

Women‘s Fellowship Meets May 19

Join us for our last meeting before summer break! On Saturday May 19 at 8pm, we’ll meet at Zanoni and Zanoni (Address: am Lugeck 7, 1010 Wien) for food, fun, and fellowship. Please let Rachel Allen (allenrachelf@gmail.com) know if you plan to come so we can be sure to have enough seats. Also, let her know if you’re able to come a bit early to help find tables. See you there!

Looking Ahead

The 2018 Harvest Festival will be held on Sunday, October 14th, starting at 11:15.  Mark your calendars now to be here to celebrate.

 

 

 

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English-Speaking United Methodist Church of Vienna

Sechshauser Strasse 56

1150 Vienna, Austria

+43 1 895 81 75

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