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Celebrating Scout Sunday

Wesley UMC proudly supports scouts and leaders of all ranks and genders. On February 10, Scout Sunday, we salute them for their dedication to our youth and the positive impact they have in our community. If you know of a young person (ages 11-18) who might be interested in joining scouts, or an adult interested… Continue Reading

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Methodists On A Mission in Honduras

In 1994 The General Board of Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church launched The Honduras Initiative. Today, the United Methodist Church in Honduras has 12 vital congregations and many others under development. Knowing that God continues to ask each of us to move beyond our comfort zones and to walk our faith journey alongside… Continue Reading

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Wesley Neighbors – Urgent Need

Members and Friends of Wesley: The extreme weather we have recently experienced in Central Illinois has left many in need. We have recently been notified of two urgent needs in our community and are reaching out to our members and friends for assistance. Any donation (big or small) is appreciated! ___________________ A NEIGHBOR IN NEED:… Continue Reading

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Sunday Service Recap – January 27, 2019

SERVICE NOTES: On Sunday, January 27, we celebrated the third Sunday after Epiphany and Ecumenical Sunday. Our traditional service was held at 9:00 am with our contemporary service following at 11:15 am. If you were not able to join us, we invite you to participate from home. Please see the links below to view the… Continue Reading

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Sunday Service Recap – January 20, 2019

SERVICE NOTES: Due to inclement weather and unsafe roads you may not have been able to celebrate with us this past Sunday, but we invite you to participate from home! Please select the links below to view the full bulletin, watch a podcast of Pastor Sara Isbell’s moving sermon “Returning the Gift” as well as… Continue Reading

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Covenant Renewal Services

Welcome to the new year! THIS Sunday morning (January 13, 2019) in both the 9:00 and 11:15 services, we will renew our Covenant with God and our Baptism using John Wesley’s historic Covenant Renewal Service. In preparation for this very special service you are invited to take time to pray over this Covenant liturgy and… Continue Reading

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Make an IMPACT

Make an impact in the lives of people in our community, our state, and our country by giving to the Missions Advent Offering. The goal of the Advent Offering this year is $12,400.  This offering will support the work of the following local social service organizations, Illinois Great Rivers Conference Golden Cross ministries, and domestic… Continue Reading

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Southern Gospel Benefit Concert for Honduras UMC

Don’t miss an evening of Southern gospel favorites performed by Wesley’s own men’s quartet “Missions Call”, in the Wesley sanctuary Sunday, November 18 at 6:30 PM. Admission is free, but a freewill offering will be taken to support the construction costs of the United Methodist Church and Conference Center in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.  Join Ronnie Jones,… Continue Reading

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Love not Hate – We Stand With You

To Our Sisters and Brothers at Moses Montefiore Congregation – Bloomington, IL, We are saddened and outraged to hear about the killing of eleven worshipers at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh.  We want you to know that we stand with you.   We join you in praying for the grieving families, for those who… Continue Reading

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Wesley Welcomes New Director of Communications

Wesley is excited to welcome Kendra Bull to the Wesley staff as our new full time Director of Communications. Kendra has an impressive background in communication arts, and as a long-time Wesley member, she brings a unique passion for the role. “I am originally from Aviston, Illinois (a small, southern farm town) but came to this area to play volleyball at Illinois… Continue Reading

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