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Pastor's Blog The Yost Post: November 15, 2018 - Make Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World Bishop McKee was at Wesley on Sunday evening to meet with our East District churches. Wesley, we did an amazing ministry hosting, with approximately 25 people volunteering to greet, usher, provide refreshments, and serve Communion. A particular word of thanks to our Board Chair Pete Haayen for rallying everyone Read More
candlelight Christmas Candlelight Concert: November 29, 2018 - Candlelight Concert Featuring Dr. Brock Johnson Thursday, November 29, 2018 Texas A&M University-Commerce 2200 Campbell St Commerce, TX 75428 Join the JOY group for dinner and music on Thursday, November 29, 2018. We will have dinner at Luigi’s Italian Cafe followed by a Christmas Candlelight Concert at Texas A&M University-Commerce featuring Dr. Brock Johnson. Order from limited menu ($10-20 per person). Read More
Pastor's Blog The Yost Post: November 1, 2018 - All Saints Day This Sunday, we will celebrate All Saints Day. The celebration of All Saints dates back to 373 AD and has been celebrated on November 1 since the early 700s AD. On All Saints, we remember all persons who have died in Christ and uniquely we recall the sacred memory of those of our congregation who have passed Read More
Pastor's Blog The Yost Post: October 18, 2018 - It Felt Like Home This week, I want to take a moment to celebrate. Over the past week, I have heard some things about Wesley which need to be told. At Welcome to Wesley, we had five guests who have been attending for awhile. One young family with two small children, an empty nester family with young adult children, and Read More
Pastor's Blog The Yost Post: September 28, 2018 - You’ll Have to Ask My Neighbor Yesterday, a clergy friend of mine stopped me to say “Thank You” to Wesley for ministering to our grieving community at John Horn’s memorial service. He said the way we opened up the building to the community and the love people felt inside bore witness to Jesus’ love for us all. Even the people Read More
Pastor's Blog The Yost Post: September 14, 2018 - We are Growing! With one “Listening Session” to go (September 18 at 7:00 p.m.), I want to say thank you to all who have participated. One item of feedback we received from several of our long term sages was to communicate about our finances more. This couples well with our time of the year, so I figured this week’s article Read More
Pastor's Blog The Yost Post: August 30, 2018 - Why Labor Day? In the world described before “the fall,” God gave humans labor to perform. It was meaningful work which was not toilsome; rather it was fulfilling and done in the complete presence of God. As a result of humanity choosing our own way rather than God’s way (the fall), we find labor becoming toilsome, tedious, and draining. Labor Read More
Pastor's Blog The Yost Post: August 2, 2018 - A Casual Midsummer Musing for You This Week. Enjoy! I came across two quotes while on vacation the past 2 weeks. “I can see how it might be possible for a man to look down upon the earth and be an atheist, but I cannot conceive how a man could look up into the heavens and say there is no Read More
Pastor's Blog The Yost Post: June 27, 2018 - What a year we have had together. That’s right, one year is this Sunday (July 1)! If someone would have tried to tell me all that would happen, I would have said there is no way. What a journey we have been on together. I would be foolish to write down all which we have accomplished and quite frankly I Read More
Pastor's Blog The Yost Post: May 24, 2018 - I have several things to comment on in this edition. I should have Natalie rename it Coffee Time with Chris. Here are the snippets of what's on my mind: Jane Goulding deserves our heartfelt gratitude for her 5 years of service getting our mission with Carver Elementary School where it is today. Thank you, Jane! Thank you to all the Read More