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Good morning fellow Lay Servants,   After much consideration, and out of an abundance of caution and care for our laity and instructors, the Wesleyan District Committee on Lay Ministry has made the difficult decision to postpone this coming Saturday’s Wesleyan District Lay Ministry Academy.   Please know that we are all extremely disappointed, as many of you are, that we will not be meeting together this weekend for our fellowship and...

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Dear Friends and Members of the West Virginia Conference,  Dear Friends and Members of the West Virginia Conference, Today, the Honorable Jim Justice, governor of West Virginia, directed the closure of West Virginia Schools due to the growing concern over the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).  The schools have been closed in order to reduce the risk of transmission from person to person. These closures, and President Trump’s declaration...

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Jim Minutelli, director of Lay Ministry for the Wesleyan District, announces that the 2020 Spring Lay Ministry Conference will be held on March 21, 2020.  The brochure for the Academy is available for download below, and if you have any questions, please contact Jim at minutellij@gmail.com or at 304-629-9398.  You may also call the District office at 304-472-1095. We look forward to seeing you!!! Download (PDF,...

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Bishop Sandra Steiner Ball will be visiting the Wesleyan District on Sunday, February 16, 2020 to share her words of hope with laity and clergy.  The meeting will be held at Broad Street United Methodist Church beginning at 2pm.  The Bishop will speak to everyone at 2pm and serve communion. Around 4pm, the delegates to General Conference will give a presentation on what happens at General Conference. There will be time for questions. ...

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Pictured are the famous George Bramble pies which were auctioned off during the Wesleyan District’s 2019 COME event. Through our gifts, we celebrate the ONE who calls us to mission! Cliff Schell, WV Conference coordinator for COME, has announced the dates and released the Guidelines manual for the 2020 Celebration of Missions Events across the WV Conference connection! The Wesleyan District’s event will be held on May 3,...

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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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