Weekly News, 15 October 2021

Dear ESUMC members and friends,Thank you for participating, either in person or online, in our recent 150th anniversary celebration of Methodism in Austria. It was a blessing to join with our fellow members from across Austria to give witness to the ministry of our church over the years.This Sunday in worship, ESUMC will celebrate Thanksgiving … [Read more…]

Weekly News, 7 October 2021

Dear ESUMC members and friends,I wish to thank our Sunday School leaders and parents for a successful resumption of our Sunday School ministry. It is a blessing to again host this vital ministry for our children after the long suspension caused by the pandemic. A reminder of the guidelines regarding Sunday School participation may be … [Read more…]

Weekly News, 1 October 2021

Dear ESUMC members and friends,It is with joy and thanksgiving that this Sunday we resume our Sunday School ministry for children aged 5-14 of our congregation!For our parents, again I ask you to note the following: All children, teachers and helpers must be 3-G compliant. For children ages 6-12, the validity period of a negative … [Read more…]

Weekly News, 24 Sept. 2021

Dear ESUMC members and friends,I pray that you and your loved ones have enjoyed a blessed week.This Sunday in worship we shall offer a blessing on ESUMC’s Sunday School ministry, which shall be provided for children aged 5-14. During the service, our Sunday School teachers and leaders will be recognized, some introductory words about the … [Read more…]

Important Notice, 15 Sept. 2021

Dear ESUMC members and friends, Greetings and peace to you in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. As we are all aware, stricter regulations regarding the pandemic go into effect today across Austria. These new regulations also impact the life of our congregation. Below please take note of new regulations regarding worship and fellowship for both ESUMC … [Read more…]

Weekly News, 10 Sept. 2021

Dear ESUMC members and friends, Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus, and we welcome you to join us for worship on Sunday!Also, as you have read, on Friday 8 October, the UMC in Austria will celebrate its 150th anniversary with a special worship service and festival. ESUMC members and friends are invited to register to request a … [Read more…]

Weekly News, 3 September 2021

Dear ESUMC members and friends, I offer you grace and peace in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.I apologize for the length of this newsletter, but I kindly ask you to take note of the following important information.First, in worship this Sunday we shall celebrate the “Blessing of the Backpacks,” as we pray for our … [Read more…]

Weekly News, 27 August 2021

Dear ESUMC members and friends,This evening I bring you Christian greetings from Stuttgart, Germany, where I am part of the leadership team for the Institute for Multicultural Ministry, a week-long training program for pastors of multicultural congregations in Europe. It’s been a blessed week, filled with inspired learning and joyful fellowship. I shall return to … [Read more…]

Weekly News, 20 August 2021

Dear ESUMC members and friends,Grace to you in the name of our Lord Jesus! Again I offer my thanks to the leaders and children of our recent Vacation Bible School (VBS). We were blessed by your presentation during worship on Sunday, and by the way your songs and dances of praise lifted our spirits. Thank you for reminding … [Read more…]

Weekly News, 13 August 2021

Dear ESUMC members and friends,Greetings and peace to you!After a week of fun and learning, today Vacation Bible School (VBS) at ESUMC concludes with a trip to the Schönbrunn Zoo. It has been a blessed and safe week, with each day our children learning about God’s love and creation.In worship on Sunday, the youth of … [Read more…]