Weekly News, 8 April 2021

Dear ESUMC members and friends, Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! As we continue in our journey of Easter celebration, we give thanks to God for the resurrection of Jesus and the gifts of salvation and life everlasting granted through the grace of God. Please join us for worship this Sunday! Once again, this … [Read more…]

Easter 2021

Dear members and friends of ESUMC, On this holy Good Friday, may God bless you with hope and courage, as we mark the occasion of Jesus’ arrest and crucifixion. We thank God for the gift of forgiveness and reconciliation granted to us through our faith in Christ. As a reminder, today and Sunday you are … [Read more…]

Weekly News, 26 March 2021

Dear members and friends of ESUMC, Christian greetings and peace to you all! I am writing today to update you on the situation regarding in-person worship at ESUMC. The government has confirmed that during the upcoming lockdown starting 1 April, persons shall be allowed out to attend religious worship services. Thus, ESUMC shall remain open … [Read more…]

Weekly News, 19 March 2021

Dear ESUMC members and friends, May God’s blessings and joy be upon you this new day! As we continue in our Lenten journey, we give thanks for the opportunity to worship as a community: to hear the word of God, to offer our repentance, and to receive the promise of salvation. Please join us for … [Read more…]

Weekly News, 12 March 2021

Dear ESUMC members and friends, Blessings to you and your loved ones! I pray that you are well on this beautiful spring day here in Vienna. It was a joy to welcome about 25 persons in worship this past Sunday, as we have resumed in-person worship in the sanctuary. Once again, this Sunday 14 March … [Read more…]

Weekly News, 5 March 2021

Dear ESUMC members and friends, Greetings and peace to you! As previously announced, I am happy to share the good news that starting this Sunday 7 March, the doors of the ESUMC sanctuary will be open for in-person worship for up to 50 persons, with worship starting at 11:15. At the same time, all Sunday worship services shall … [Read more…]

News, 3. March 2021

Dear sisters and brothers in Christ, Grace and peace to you all! I am happy to share the good news that starting this Sunday 7 March, the doors of the ESUMC sanctuary will be open for in-person worship, with worship starting at 11:15. At the same time, all Sunday worship services shall continue to be streamed via … [Read more…]

Weekly News, 26 February 2021

Dear ESUMC members and friends, Grace and peace to you, and greetings from Kyiv, where Ben and I are visiting my wife Noel and Nick this week. We shall return to Vienna on Monday, but in the meantime, I shall join you “virtually” for worship on Sunday, as my sermon will come to you via … [Read more…]

Weekly News, 19 February 2021

Dear ESUMC members and friends, Greetings and peace to you all. It was a blessing to have you join us this week via Zoom for our Ash Wednesday service of worship, in observance of the start of the season of Lent. I pray that this season of reflection and repentance shall be a time of … [Read more…]

Weekly News, 14 February

Dear ESUMC members and friends, Blessings and peace in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. In worship this Sunday, we shall reflect upon the transfiguration of Jesus upon the mountaintop, in the presence of the disciples and prophets. Please join us via Zoom on Sunday for this holy moment, as Jesus is revealed as … [Read more…]