Worship with us!
We are an international congregation of more than 200 members from nearly 40 countries and as many Christian traditions, worshipping together in English in the United Methodist tradition.
We invite you to join us for in-person worship every Sunday morning at 11:15 at Sechshauser Strasse 56. Sunday School for children aged 5-12 is held during the worship service. A nursery room is also provided.
As always, you also may worship with us online, by clicking on the button below on Sunday morning, or by going to tv.emk.at.
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Meet our Pastor!
The Rev. John Calhoun is an ordained elder of the New York Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, and a missionary of the UMC General Board of Global Ministries.
Pastor John has served with ESUMC since November 2020. He and his wife, Noel, have two sons, Nick and Ben, who study at university in the US.
In the season of Lent, join us for in-person worship every Sunday at 11:15. Holy Communion is offered on the first Sunday of every month. A complete list of worship services and community events can be found by clicking "read more" below.read more
Our Bible study series on the Letter to the Romans has concluded. A new study series focusing on the Sermon on the Mount shall begin on Tuesday 11 April, from 19:00 to 20:30 via Zoom. Please contact Pastor John for the Zoom link.read more
Sunday School is offered every Sunday during the worship service for children aged 5-12 years. For more information on our Sunday School program, please speak with our Christian Education coordinator Shelley Brauneis, or click below to send an email.read more
As a global connectional church, the UMC of Austria is in relationship with the UMC in Ukraine and neighboring countries. UMC congregations in Poland and other areas are already caring for refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine. ESUMC members and friends are encouraged to support these relief efforts by donating through our partner mission agency Diakonie. At present, this is the quickest way to help Ukrainians in need. Please click on "read more" below to be directed to the Diakonie donation platform (in German).read more
Thank you for Supporting the Wärmestube!
On 21 March, ESUMC and the Fünfhaus congregagation completed our 10th season of the Wärmestube ministry. Every Tuesday throughout the winter season, we served approximately 100 of our neighbors in need with hot meals, medical care, legal assistance, and compassionate conversation. We thank all our members and friends who supported this ministry by volunteering to cook on Mondays, serve meals on Tuesdays, bring canned goods to church on Sundays, or donate much-needed funds.
Vacation Bible School Returns in 2023!
All children aged 5-12 are invited to take part in Vacation Bible School at ESUMC during 24-28 July. More details will be forthcoming, but we encourage you to save the date and plan to join us for a week of fun, fellowship, and spiritual growth.
Annual BBQ in Grünbach
More than 50 ESUMC members and friends gathered for our annual barbecue and hike in Grünbach on Saturday 10 September. We give our thanks to Andrew Stones for hosting our community!
Donate in Support of ESUMC
Please give generously in support of the ministry of ESUMC:
IBAN: AT23 1200 0006 2016 1208
Volunteer with ESUMC
You are invited to volunteer in service with our ministry.
To indicate your area of interest, please complete this short online form:volunteer