Open Hearts. Open Minds. Open Doors.

Worship Schedule

Please join us for a single worship service each Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m. 

Church Office Hours

The Church Office is regularly open on Mondays (12:00-3:00 pm), Wednesdays (12:30-3:00 pm), and Fridays (12:30-5:00 pm). The phone number where the pastor can be reached is given on the office phone greeting (510-223-0790).

Please join us at the Lord's Table!

ESUMC observes Communion on the first Sunday of each month.
Everyone is welcome; church membership is not required.

Notes on the readings for the Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost, August 12, 2018



Earth Day Sermon - For the Beauty of the Earth

Sunday Bible Study meets weekly after fellowship

Wednesday morning Bible Study, 10 a.m.

Change for Coffee Fellowship - Hosted Lunch!

The Blessings Closet

Save the Date

Souper Center Ministry, Friday, August 17

The Center For Congregational Song Launch Tour Event, September 1


The Appian Wayfarer - August 2018 is here!

The Boys and Girls Club Has Arrived!

Upcoming Mission Opportunities

Featured News from United Methodist Communications

10 fascinating facts about John Wesley and United Methodism

Shirley A. Kille Memorial Scholarship

The purpose of this fund is to help a deserving student defray the costs of education in fully accredited community colleges, universities or [non-profit] technical/trade schools.  The scholarship will be given in recognition of academic and civic achievement, and need.

Application Forms will be available online or from the church office, beginning March 1, 2018.

Christian Education

Adult Bible & book discussions are led by Pastor Mark Zier on Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. For additional information, please click here. Please call the Church Office (510-223-0790) the day before to verify that the class will be in session.

The public is welcome to attend these sessions.

Small Groups

The "Let There Be Light Photo Club" meets in Classroom #1 at 7:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month. 

LTBL Photo Club is taking a break for the summer, meetings resume on September 6, 2018

Planned Giving

You can make a Legacy gift for future generations! Discover the many ways you can provide for your family and our ministry.

Seasonal Treasures Craft Fair at ESUMC!

Enjoy photos of our annual holiday craft fair and bake sale!
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See photos of the 3rd Annual Cookie Exchange

Calendar of Events (click to view)

ESUMC Calendar of Meetings and Events.  Click to view.