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2019 Wesley Rummage Sale

Wesley members, friends and families – it’s that time of year again! The Annual Wesley Rummage Sale is right around the corner on Saturday, May 4, from 8am-2pm at the Interstate Center. One look at the smiling volunteers in the photo below and you’ll see why our Rummage Sale is like no other! The Wesley… Continue Reading

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Healing Rides: Restoring Health and Happiness

Each month, we carefully choose to support a local agency or non-profit business with our JUST ONE Collection who is making a difference in our community by providing services to those in need. Last month, we accepted donations to help fund a new bike purchase for Wesley’s own beloved ministry Healing Rides, and Wesley again… Continue Reading

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Lenten Missions Offering

Make an impact in the lives of people around the world this holy season by making a special Lenten offering. You may give online, deliver to the office, or drop your donation in the offering plate on Sunday morning. Be sure to note “Lenten Missions Offering” with your gift. Our goal this year is to… Continue Reading

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General Conference: A Note from Our Pastors

February 28, 2019 Dear Wesley Family, This week, as most of you know, the United Methodist Church held its Special Session of the General Conference in St. Louis.  The vote of the Conference favored what is known as the “Traditional Plan” for the Church’s response to questions of human sexuality as regards ordination and marriage. … Continue Reading

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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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