News and Events for Week of 15 June

“I love you, O Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock, my fortress, and my deliverer, my God, my rock in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. I call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised; so I shall be saved from my -enemies.” Psalm 18:1-3 (NRSV)

REV. DR. TOM GARRISON NAMED INTERIM PASTOR – Superintendent Stefan Schröckenfuchs named the Reverend Dr. Tom M. Garrison as interim pastor, beginning 1 September 2020. Read more on the ESUMC website:

RACISM IS SIN – The United Methodist Church teaches that racism is sin. Read about what we teach:

CHURCH BUILDING OPEN FOR WORSHIP – The church building is open for Sunday public worship. Each Sunday worship attendees may come to the church building for worship or attend online via Zoom. Strict healthy and safety guidelines have been implemented at the church to minimize transmission of COVID-19. You do not need to pre-register to attend. Tea and coffee fellowship following worship will be held in the church garden weather permitting. Read about the guidelines here:

COFFEE WITH PASTOR MATTHEW – Have coffee with Pastor Matthew on Tuesday! On Tuesday morning, 9 June from 11:00-12:00, he will be online for a chat and a time of fellowship. Bring your coffee or tea and curl up with your computer. We will use the Zoom platform.

SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP –You may attend worship in-person at the church or join online via Zoom.

CONFIRMATION SUNDAY – Confirmation Sunday is 28 June.

*** Please email Pastor Matthew (matthew.laferty [at] emk.atto receive information and links to Zoom meetings