Ted Talks

On this page, you will find the four most recent Ted Talk emails 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.

May 25, 2020

  • This Week
  • Acts of Piety
  • Acts of Service
  • 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
  • Community News
    • The 2020 Census is upon us! Participation is vital as $2300 per person per year is allocated through the state and federal government via the census report. Keep a watch on your mailbox and visit 2020census.gov to learn more
  • Theme for the Year
  • Prayer for the Week
    • We thank you, God, for the brave men and women who have served us in uniform. Protect us all from harm and inspire within us the same courage to face the future unafraid. 
    • We pray:
  • Ways to Pray
    • For the Uplifters Prayer Team, who meets Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
    • For those on our prayer list (see bottom of email for list)
  • Prayer List 
  • Aaron Babb (Michele Miller’s dad)
  • Lois Allen Baker
  • Jessie Bearden 
  • Shelly Berryhill (John Veal)
  • Trevor Bland (Laura Williams nephew)
  • Maureen Brantley (Karen Cheek’s sister)
  • Bill Cheek (Karen’s Brother-in-law)
  • Jeff Cheek
  • Brooke Dennis
  • Nathan Dennis
  • Randy & Tara Dennis (Brooke & Nathan’s parents)
  • Scarlett Driggers
  • Chuck Eckles (Carla Harrell)
  • Jerry “Sec” Fordham
  • Cindy Grimes
  • Betty Harrington
  • Jaye Hardy Howell 
  • Spencer Jones
  • Neal Minor
  • Randolph Page (Marty Burch)
  • Susan Price
  • Dusty Pruett
  • Charlene Riddle (Dee Snyder’s aunt)
  • Tina Ryals
  • Eddie Skelton
  • Craig Smith (Karen Cheek’s cousin)
  • Morris Smith (Karen Cheek’s brother)
  • Daryl Summey 
  • Fronice Veal (John Veal’s mom)
  • Elaine Webster (John Veal)
  • Angie West (Jan & Phil West’s daughter)
  • In sympathy to the family of Emory Haley
  • In sympathy to the family of Ann Stuckey
  • In sympathy to the family of J. M. Williamson (Melanie Peacock’s dad)
  • In sympathy to the family of Claudette Harper
  • In sympathy to the family of Eddie Hargrove
  • In sympathy to the family of Vicky Cheek (Karen & Jeff Cheek)
  • In sympathy to the family Dannelle Golden (Carminta Edge’s sister)
  • In sympathy to the family of Louise Kelly
  • In sympathy to the family of Frankie Alligood
  • Holy God, for all those on our prayer list, for our church, and for each other, we lift these prayers to you; Amen.