Wesleyan District

"Disciples Making Disciples"


Whether you are a new church leader/officer or been around the Conference for a while, join us on January 18, 2020 as we offer church training courses to help you gain the knowledge and skills you need to be an effective church leader. Leadership is an extension of discipleship. It calls for Christians who are committed to increasing their leadership skills and deepening their spiritual practices. As we have in the past, the Wesleyan...

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According to Rev. Lauren Weaver, West Virginia Wesleyan College will be celebrating the start of the holy season with The Festival of Lessons and Carols.  It will be held on December 8th starting at 4pm in the Wesley Chapel on campus.  It is free to the public and all are invited.

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Upshur Helping Hands Friends helping new friends 2019 The Upshur Helping Hands Work Team is affiliated with the Upshur Cooperative Parish and First United Methodist Church in Buckhannon, which have been sponsoring work teams to help our fellow mountaineers in southern West Virginia for over 20 years.  The Upshur Helping Hands work team returned to Caretta June 16-22, to work with Big Creek People in Action, Inc., in McDowell County. ...

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Buckhannon Band of Brothers’ help them help Upshur County by purchasing a calendar for $15 or making a donation. This organization is aimed at feeding youth and supporting youth programs, such as Angel Tree, the Christmas Store, various backpack programs, church youth groups, the Upshur Senior Center Grandparents’ program, the Stockert Youth Center, the Young Life program, 4H, and more. Make your check payable to Band of...

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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT POSITION The WV Conference of the United Methodist Church is looking for an Administrative Assistant to the District Superintendent (DS) of the Wesleyan District, for their office located in Buckhannon, WV.  Applicant should have working knowledge of MS Office, including Excel, Word, and Publisher, as the WV Conference will be moving to an Office 365 platform; Quicken; and QuickBooks.  Applicant will also be...

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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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