Face Masks For Singing During Public Worship

Thank you for your patience and flexibility as we gather for in-person worship as well as care for the health and safety of all who attend. We are relieved that many of the COVID-19 restrictions have abated. However, we must remain vigilant as the number of new infections in Austria has risen this past week, … [Read more…]

Worship on 28 June – Confirmation Sunday

This Sunday, 28 June, we celebrate Confirmation Sunday! Join us for worship at the church, online, and at home! Worship IN-PERSON this Sunday. The church building is open. Please arrive at the church building before 11:15. There is no need to pre-register as we have no space limitations. Singing is permitted. Face masks are not … [Read more…]

News and Events for 22 June

“How long, O Lord? Will you forget me forever? How long will you hide your face from me? How long must I bear pain in my soul, and have sorrow in my heart all day long? How long shall my enemy be exalted over me? Consider and answer me, O Lord my God! Give light to my eyes, or … [Read more…]

Worship for 21 June

Join us this Sunday, 21 June, for worship at the church, online, and at home! Join us for IN-PERSON WORSHIP this Sunday. The in-person worship service is simultaneously streamed on Zoom. Please arrive at the church building before 11:15. Also, please bring your own mask. There is no need to pre-register as we have no … [Read more…]

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 … [Read more…]

Worship for 14 June

Join us this Sunday, 14 June, for worship at the church, online, and at home! A WRITTEN HOME PRAYER SERVICE for this Sunday is available online. Go to https://blog.emk.at/2020/06/12/home-prayer-service-for-14-june/ ONLINE WORSHIP VIA ZOOM on Sunday, 14 June at 11:15. Pastor Matthew will preach and lead worship. Please email Pastor Matthew for the Zoom link. You … [Read more…]

Rev. Dr. Tom M. Garrison Named As Interim Pastor

With consent of the bishop, Superintendent Stefan Schröckenfuchs names the Rev. Dr. Tom M. Garrison as the interim pastor of the English-Speaking United Methodist Church of Vienna, beginning on 1 September 2020. In a note to the congregation on 12 June, Pastor Stefan and PPR chair Adetokunbo Aganga-Williams wrote, “we are pleased to announce that … [Read more…]

News and Events for Week of 8 June

“I love the LORD, because the Lord has heard my voice and my supplications. Because God inclined God’s ear to me, therefore I will call on him as long as I live.” Psalm 116:1-2 (NRSV) CHURCH BUILDING OPEN FOR WORSHIP – The church building is open for Sunday public worship. Each Sunday worship attendees may … [Read more…]

Racism is a sin

Racism is a sin. The constitution of The United Methodist Church (§5) states The United Methodist Church proclaims the value of each person as a unique child of God and commits itself to the healing and wholeness of all persons. The United Methodist Church recognizes that the sin of racism has been destructive to its unity throughout … [Read more…]