UMW Book Cart

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Looking for some summer reading? Thanks to an anonymous donor, the UMW Book Cart is full. THANK YOU! We greatly appreciate all the new reading materials. There are many new books to borrow to read while sitting by the pool, flying on the plane of your summer vacation or in the comfort of your home in the cool A/C. The Book Cart is sponsored by the United Methodist Women and is located near the entrance to the Sunday School area coming from the Sanctuary entrance. Happy reading!

Welcome to Wesley: Sunday, August 11, 2019

Welcome to Wesley! Sunday, August 11, 2019 4:00 p.m. Covenant Classroom Welcome to Wesley, held the second Sunday of each month, is a time to learn more about Wesley United Methodist Church and how to make it your church home. The next session of Welcome to Wesley will be on August 11, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. in the Covenant Classroom. There is no session in July due to schedule conflicts. Engage in open discussion about your faith journey and how Wesley can equip you to continue your spiritual growth. Childcare is provided.

Wesley Wellness: June 2019

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Wesley Wellness Stretch & Tone Monday and Wednesday 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Meeting Rooms 1 & 2 Wesley Walking Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Chair Yoga Friday 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Meeting Rooms 1 & 2 Keep wellness going over the summer with our classes! Join us for our Wesley Wellness program. All wellness classes are currently offered at a low cost of $1 per session. Walking is no charge. In addition to our Stretch & Tone and Chair Yoga classes, the building will be open Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday for open walking. All classes meet in Meeting Rooms 1 & 2.

Town Hall Meeting: June 23, 2019

Wesley Town Hall Meeting Sunday, June 23, 2019 2:00 p.m. Sanctuary Hear an update on the happenings of the Annual Conference (our regional UM Group) at the Wesley Town Hall Meeting on Sunday, June 23, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Wesley’s Lay Member to Annual Conference Pete Haayen will give his report and Pastor Chris will give an update on the General Church. Childcare will be provided.

Vacation Bible School: July 22-25, 2019

VBS To Mars and Beyond

Vacation Bible School To Mars and Beyond! For ages 4 years through entering 6th grade July 22-25, 2019 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Glory to God, who is able to do far beyond all that we could ask or imagine by his power at work within us! Ephesians 3:20 Blast off with us on our adventure To Mars and Beyond as we help kids discover the wonders of God’s universe! Our Voyagers will take off on a journey through space, exploring where God’s power can take us. Along the way, we’ll learn how God walked with the heroes of the Bible, and how God is always with us too! It will be an out-of-this-world fun time that will inspire all of us to give glory to God, who is able to do far beyond all that we could ever ask or imagine! And, to wrap-up our OUT OF THIS WORLD … Read More

Car, Truck, and Bike Show! June 15, 2019

Car Truck and Bike Show

Wesley Youth Connections Car, Truck, and Bike Show (and Swap Meet)! Saturday, June 15, 201910:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.Wesley UMC Parking Lot Come on out Saturday, June 15, 2019, for the Youth Connections Car Show. Cars, vendors, food, and more from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Wesley UMC parking lot. Have a car to register for the show? Contact Jeff Cullen (903-461-8730) for more information. Registration is from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on the day of the show. Registration fee is $20; additional vehicles at $10 each. Awarding will be at 2:00 p.m. Don’t miss out! Nineteen classes will be awarded. Something for everyone!

Welcome Refugees with Open Arms!

Refugees from border cities seeking legal asylum have begun arriving in Dallas and you can join a cooperative effort to meet their needs. Up to 60 refugees will be making a temporary stop in Dallas before connecting with their immigration sponsors. At a cost of about $100 per person, this is a daunting effort. Please consider making a financial contribution to help cover the costs of logistical expenses, security and cleaning crews, medical and legal services. For more information on donating, go to thanksgiving.org/dallasresponds. Other Ways to Help Sign Up to Donate Meals Temple Emanu-El is organizing volunteers to provide food and serve meals to our guests. For more information, visit https://www.mealtrain.com/trains/lmz99m. Volunteer to Be a Driver Volunteer drivers and vehicles are needed to assist families with transportation to the Dallas airports or bus stations once they arrive. Email [email protected] to begin the backgrounding process. In-Kind Gifts Needed Clothing, unused … Read More

The Wesley CARes Project

Wesley Cares

Last Friday, while running typical errands (groceries, tire rotation, etc.), I came to a stop on the service road. Standing on the corner was a gentleman holding a sign that said, “Anything helps, even a smile.” I rolled down my window, not having any cash to give, and handed him a bottle of water. To me, it was only a bottle of water, but to him it meant more. The gratitude in his eyes reflected hope. Fast forward to Sunday evening. Stockholders supper to hear about the 2019 Wesley Mission Trip in San Antonio. We heard about the projects, but also more. The group shared stories about the families they helped, the refugees who had arrived in San Antonio as an overnight stop to their new life in the US, and about the homeless whose faith in God is not lost but strong and loyal. As I sat and listened, … Read More

2019 Senior High Mission Trip Highlights

2019 Senior High Mission Trip

Group 1 Written by Zoe Pittsinger Our group (Tim Norman, Kathy Lowry, Allison Chitwood, Ashleigh Norman, Zoe Pittsinger, Katie Wolfe, Kacie Weeks, Kyra Madsen, Emma Moore, Connor Martin, Cole Teurman-Lay, and Jason Linden) was incredibly blessed to have homeowner, Ms. Lupe. Throughout the week, her and her family were very involved in the project and were so grateful for us to be there. Only the second owner of the house since it was built in 1939, she moved into the house in 1986. Lupe has a loving heart, and gave all of her life to her children. One of which, was special needs and tragically passed in 2000. Throughout her life she also has helped many family members through addictions. Family is very important to her, and she visits her parents often, who are 94 and 95 years old and live in downtown San Antonio. She has 3 grandchildren who … Read More