Ted Talks

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 eastmanfumc@gmail.com.

Monday, Oct. 4, 2021

This Week

No covid restrictions are currently in place! This means:
Eating inside together is okay 
Breakfast will return on Sundays
We’ll have communion as usual on Sunday at both services 

Lunch and Learn returns this Wednesday!
It’s a drop-in kind of thing, so if you missed the first week, no worries! 
Brown bag it 
We’ll meet in the social hall 
Here’s a link to the book we’ll be reading together: https://www.amazon.com/Name-Jesus-Reflections-Christian-Leadership/dp/0824512596/ref=sr_1_1?crid=21F2X5A26V1FL&dchild=1&keywords=in+the+name+of+jesus+by+henri+nouwen&qid=1632749326&sprefix=in+the+name+of+Jesus%2Caps%2C169&sr=8-1

Mark your calendars for Trunk or Treat! Coming Wednesday, October 27, at 6:30 p.m. More details to come!

Music on Main returns on October 23. We’re looking for a few folks to participate in a multi-church Trunk or Treat
From 4-6pm on Saturday, October 23
Parking lot of the old Goody’s 
Contact the Church Office if willing to participate

Living out our faith

Are you praying daily? Visit eastmanfirst.com to see the four options for daily prayer listed there.
See Video Guided Tour of the prayer resources on Facebook

Upper Rooms are available in the narthex of the Sanctuary. Grab one as you enter worship.

Read your Bible daily 
A listing of scripture readings is provided on our website: https://eastmanfirst.com/grow-in-faith/discipleship/biblereading/
It’s also printed in the bulletin on a regular basis

Your giving enables all the ministry you read here (and what you will read in weeks to come). Thank you for making a your tax-deductible donations 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

Prayer for the Week

Holy God, as we go through our week, call our hearts to sing your praise. Show us yourself revealed in small acts of kindness and throughout our daily lives. We pray:

Ways to Pray

For the Uplifters Prayer Team,

For those hospitalized in our community with COVID-19

For those on our prayer list (see link for list)

Prayer List 

– Ted

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