Holy Week 2017

Join us for Holy Week 2017 (April 9-16) at the English-Speaking United Methodist Church of Vienna! All services are in English unless otherwise noted. 

9 April – Palm/Passion Sunday – Sunday morning worship at 11:15 with a special children’s palm processional remembering Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem. The service then turns to the torture and trial of Jesus from Matthew 26 in the “Journey to the Cross” sermon series.  Pastor Matthew preaching.

12 April – Special Lenten Bible study which will focus on the trial and crucifixion of Jesus. The study begins with a soup and salad fellowship at 18:30.

13 April – A special Holy Thursday service commemorating the Last Supper and Jesus’ arrest. Please bring a food dish to share. The service begins at 18:30.

14 April – Good Friday – We have two services on Good Friday.

  • The 12:30 ecumenical prayer service is hosted this year at Christ Church Anglican (Jauresgasse 17-19, 1030 Wien) where Pastor Matthew will be preaching.
  • The 19:30 service of darkness will be held at ESUMC, remembering the death and burial of our Lord.

15 April – Easter Saturday Vigil – Join our sister congregation Fuenfhaus UMC for an Easter Vigil of watching and waiting at the tomb of our Lord. The service begins at 20:00 with a bonfire in the back garden. The service will be in German.

16 April – Resurrection Sunday – Sunday morning worship at 11:15 celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Holy Communion will be served. We will also have five baptisms. Pastor Matthew preaching and presiding.

Our Location

Our church is located at Sechshauser Strasse 56, 1150 Vienna.

Parking: Free street parking is available on Sunday.

By U-bahn: The nearest U-bahn station is Längenfeldgasse on lines U4 and U6. At the station take the exit toward Storchensteg.

By bus: You can take the 57A bus to Grimmgasse. The church is less than 50 meters from the bus stop.