“O come, let us worship and bow down, let us kneel before the Lord, our Maker!” Psalm 95:6 (NRSV)

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Dear Members and Friends of ESUMC, 

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



Next Sunday Worship:

Sunday, 29 October

            11:15   Worship and Sunday School


Scriptures:  Deuteronomy 34:1-12, Psalm 90:1-6, 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8 and Matthew 22:34-46


Special Music:  Sarah Brustmann, Piano

All choirs will rehearse after the worship service.


Next week

Tuesday, 31 October

            12:30   Ecumenical Prayer, Black Box Church

Wednesday, 1 November Public Holiday

Thursday, 2 November

            16:00   Tai Chi

            17:00   German Class in Wesley Room

Friday, 3 November

            18:30   VIGC Rehearsal

Saturday, 4 November

            09:00   Fellowship Breakfast (see below)

Sunday, 5 November

            11:15   Holy Communion and Sunday School


Scriptures:  Joshua 3:7-17, Psalm 107:1-7, 33-37, 1 Thessalonians 2:9-13 and Matthew 23:1-12



Wärmestube Info Afternoon/Evening

Are you interested in finding out more about the Wärmestube?, how it functions?, or how you can be involved?  There will be an Info afternoon/evening on Thursday, November 2nd from 14-19. Christa and Elisabeth will be sharing their plans for the season. Wärmestube this year starts on December 5th and runs through March 2018.

Fellowship Breakfast

The next Fellowship Breakfast will be Saturday, November 4th.  Breakfast is at 9:00 and at 9:30 is a discussion by DDr. Hermann Brustmann on the topic “Recent Developments in the Fight Against Cancer:  positive therapeutic achievements in Treatments With Special Regard to PD-L1.”  All are welcome!

Families Fellowship Trip

The Families Fellowship will be organizing a day trip to Mariazell on 8 Dec 2017 (Friday). Highlights of the trip includes a visit to the famous Pirker Lebkuchen bakery exhibition, Lanternewanderung and the Mariazell Christmasmarket. If you  are interested in joining us, please let Melissa know at Further information will be forthcoming.

Looking Ahead: Advent Bazaar

The Christ Church Advent Bazaar will be held on December 9th from 10:30-16:00 at the Bundesamtsgebäude, Radetskystrasse 2, 1030 Wien.

Needed:  Sunday School Teachers

ESUMC is looking for some people to teach Sunday School.  If you are interested in teaching or would like more information, please contact Tinu Aganga-Williams at  If you are unsure if teaching is for you but would like to help as an assistant to the teacher, please let Tinu or the church office know.

Singers Needed

The children’s choir is looking for any children that like to sing.  If your child is aged 6 or older and is interested in participating in the children or Youth choirs, please let Deborah Koll-Petty know at  They practice toward the end of the Sunday School hour.

Fellowship Hosts Needed

Are you looking for a ministry?  Fellowship hosts are needed for Coffee Fellowship after the service.  Duties include making coffee, tea and setting out finger foods and cleaning up afterwards. If you are interested or want to learn more please contact Deborah Koll-Petty at or Diana Mangan at


Peace to you,


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English-Speaking United Methodist Church of Vienna

Sechshauser Strasse 56

1150 Vienna, Austria

+43 1 895 81 75