On this page, you will find the most recent Ted Talk email from our pastor, Rev. Ted Goshorn. These are weekly emails that keep us all informed on the life of our church. This page will serve as a resource in case you have misplaced the email or just want to learn more about what is happening at Eastman First UMC.
To sign-up to receive these emails, please contact the church office at email@example.com.
October 19, 2020
In place of Trunk or Treat, which is canceled for this year, we encourage donations to the Frozen Bean’s initiative to give Christmas gifts to foster children. Please consider donating funds that would have been spent on candy and decorations to this great opportunity. Between 60 and 80 children will be blessed by our efforts. Donations can be made to the church with checks marked for foster children or give via PayPal, marking your donation for foster children.
Our new in-person worship service opportunity begins This Sunday, October 25. Be sure to let us know if you’re coming! More information is available at https://eastmanfirst.com/reopening/, including the link to register.
Note: Those registered by the end of business on Thursday each week will have a reserved seat
Pick up your signs for the hospital! Signs may be picked up during office hours Monday through Thursday beginning Today!
Join the Private Facebook Group for members of our church! There, you can share prayer requests and praises and communicate just among ourselves. Find the link to join on our Facebook page
Sign-up to volunteer at the Food Bank on November 13! Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 478-374-4327 to be a part of this partnership
Worship with us on Facebook Sunday at 11am
Acts of Piety
Upper Rooms are available at the office. Stop by during office hours to pick up your copy or grab one off the table as you enter worship
Pray the Psalms daily! https://eastmanfirst.com/calendar/grow-in-faith/psalms/
Acts of Service
Feed the late shift at Dodge County Hospital: please make a donation at www.paypal.me/eastmanshelter and write “first responders meal” in the comments box.
Donate to the Food Bank by marking your online gift or check “Food Bank.” Online gifts at paypal.me/eastmanshelter
Ways to Give
Your giving enables all the ministry you read here (and what you will read in weeks to come). Thank you for your giving and, as we end the year, consider making a one-time tax-deductible donation to our church. Together, we sustain our mission to bring “life and life abundant, through Christ, to Eastman and Dodge County.” Bring your check by the church office if you missed the offering plate this Sunday or donate here: paypal.me/eastmanshelter and note “offering” in the comments box
Connectional News (Around the Annual Conference and Denomination)
The Wesley Glen Golf Tournament is coming up on November 2 of this year. It helps support another vital ministry of our Annual Conference; one that supports adults with developmental disabilities! Flyers can be picked up at the church office to sign-up. More information at their website: https://www.wesleyglenministries.com/golf
Prayer for the Week
Holy God, out of the depths we cry to you. Come quickly to our aid and the aid of those we love. Hear us now as we lift them up to you:
Ways to Pray
For the Uplifters Prayer Team, who meets Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
For those on our prayer list (see link for list)