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Mission Trip 2020: El Porvenir

The missions committee would like to offer a trip to Nicaragua with El Porvenir this July. El Porvenir empowers rural Nicaraguans to achieve better health through comprehensive clean water projects. For more information about El Porvenir and their projects, visit their website: www.elporvenir.org. Scholarships are available through Wesley missions to cover up to 80% of… Continue Reading

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Now Hiring!

Wesley United Methodist Church is seeking two part-time positions in Music beginning in August, 2020. Come join the warm and welcoming staff at Wesley! Chancel Choir Director:  CLICK HERE to view the full job description and requirements. Organist:  CLICK HERE to view the full job description and requirements. To apply to one or both positions:… Continue Reading

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Time for a UMC Update!

There’s been a lot in the news lately about the United Methodist Church, and the future of our denomination.  Some of it is accurate; some of it isn’t. Come learn about the upcoming General Conference session in Minneapolis (May 5-15, 2020) and the kinds of decisions our delegates will consider.  Share your thoughts about Methodism… Continue Reading

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“The Walk” Study Opportunity

You know how our bodies get stiff and out of shape when we don’t exercise them regularly? The same can be true of our souls. Regular “exercise” and spiritual activity is important to keep us spiritually healthy and functioning. This winter, rather than settling for New Year’s Resolutions we don’t really intend to keep, we… Continue Reading

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2019 Missions Advent Offering

Make an impact in the lives of people in our community, state, and country by giving to the Missions Advent Offering. This offering will support the work of the following local social service organizations, Illinois Great Rivers Conference Golden Cross ministries, and domestic missions: LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS: The Baby Fold – specializes in working with children… Continue Reading

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HUNGER WALK in Memory of Keith Ferguson CANCELLED

CANCELLATION: Due to inclement weather the Hunger Walk in memory of Reverend Keith Ferguson scheduled for TODAY has been CANCELLED. * * * But you can still DONATE to support this wonderful cause that was near and dear to Keith’s heart: There are several ways to give: 1) You may drop your gift by the church office or… Continue Reading

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Wesley Announces New Director of Youth Ministries

A Warm Welcome to Wesley! SPRC is thrilled to announce that we have filled the position opening for our Director of Youth Ministries. We welcome Kelsey Ross to the Wesley staff, and invite you to learn a bit more about her below. Be sure to congratulate her and introduce yourself when you see her smiling… Continue Reading

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Urgent Need: Help Grafton Flood Victims

URGENT NEED: The IGRC Disaster Response (ERTs, VIMs, and others) has been requested by the Jersey County ETSB to take the lead on flood recovery in Grafton, Illinois. We are being asked to send teams Monday through Friday as they typically get a lot of spontaneous volunteers on the weekend. NEED: Teams of at least 2… Continue Reading

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Position Opening: Director of Youth Ministries

Wesley United Methodist Church is seeking a Director of Youth Ministries to begin in August, 2019.  CLICK HERE to view the full job description and requirements. To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter addressing your experience to Pastor Justin Iverson via email at jiverson@wesley-umc.com, call 309.827.8046 or mail to the church at 502… Continue Reading

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UMCOR Sunday of Solidarity – June 30, 2019

In light of the recent news about children in U.S. government holding facilities along the U.S.-Mexico border, the United Methodist Committee on Relief has received numerous requests to respond. We have heard the plea for action from the church. Unfortunately, the facilities in question are managed in such a way that precludes even UMCOR’s assistance…. Continue Reading

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