Wesleyan District

"Disciples Making Disciples"


The Wesleyan District, in conjunction with the Mt. Clare/Calvary Charge churches, will be offering the Introduction to Lay Ministry: the Basic Course.  This class will build on the experiences and insight that each participant brings to the table, individually, and collectively, as part of the UM connection. Ministry isn’t just a clergy endeavor; all Christians are called to serve! The course is $30 and will include materials,...

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Are you curious about coaching?  Looking for a strong introduction? Basic Coach Training is the perfect place to begin! Basic Coach Training is designed to equip pastors, ministry leaders and church leaders with basic coaching skills that can be integrated and incorporated into their local ministry setting.  Coach training can dramatically enhance the ministry leader’s effectiveness as a leader and greatly increase the impact...

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Reprinted from an article at https://www.wvumc.org/2019/08/upshur-parish-house-distributes-backpacks-to-600-students/ When the director of the Upshur Parish House Kristi Wilkerson asked the Upshur County School system to publicize their annual Backpack & School Supply Distribution, little did she know how it would be received.  She assumed that the school system would again post it on their Facebook page, so the Parish House...

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The District Clergy Picnic has been changed from Aug 22 to August 29th at Quiet Dell UMC.  Gathering will be at 5:30 and meal at 6:00 p.m.  Some pastors are attending the Navigate Conference at Harrisburg, PA, including the D.S. and this is the reason for the change in schedule.  This change was announced 3-4 weeks ago and we trust everyone was notified.  We are sorry for any inconvenience if you did not receive this message.  Please...

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The July/August 2019 edition of the Wesleyan District newsletter is available now to read online or download.  Please let us know if you have anything going on in your churches that we can share in our newsletter!  We are always happy to share. Download (PDF,...

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    Charge Conference Schedule 2019               Braxton Parish   29-Sep-19 3:00 p.m. Gassaway UMC Charge Conf. papers due in     Charges to participate Dist. Office Sept 26       Braxton & Cutlipsville,         Burnsville, Christ (Sutton), Gassaway,         Heaters, North Sutton, South Sutton               Lewis Parish   Sept 29-2019 6:00 p.m. Broad Street UMC Charge Conf. papers due in     Charges to participate Dist. Office...

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Fall 2019 Lay Servant Academy | Saturday, September 14, 2019   As the Wesleyan District will not be offering a Fall Academy this year, we are encouraging anyone interested in taking classes to attend the MonValley District Lay Academy.  We will again be offering several courses at our Spring Lay Ministry Conference/Lay Servant Academy in the Spring of 2020!    As always, if you have any questions about your lay servant journey as part...

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July Newsletter – 2019Download “Hello my friends from West Virginia! As some of you may have heard through church, Facebook, or my- self, I have moved to Clarksburg, WV, to serve at Open Heart Ministries as their new Executive Director! Gayle Lesure, another CCW, retired in December of last year and they have been searching for someone to continue her work here. While she leaves some special shoes to fill, Gayle is staying...

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