Wesleyan District

"Disciples Making Disciples"


In the midst of physical distancing and the necessity of find new and innovative ways to continue to conduct church business.  One of those ways, which many of you have experienced already, is through Zoom.  Zoom is a video meeting platform which allows people to call in for conference calls with a landline or click on a link to join via video.  Many churches are using this now to conduct meetings, conferences, and even Bible...

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April 13, 2020 Grace and peace to you, sisters and brothers, Christ is risen. He is risen indeed! Yesterday our churches entered Eastertide in new and exciting ways, proving that the good news is not bound to our buildings. To those who are suffering, the Easter message is a comfort. Jesus goes before us to prepare the way for hope and healing to transform the world! Easter reminds us that we are in covenant with God and one another....

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As our global community responds to COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, it is our responsibility to be prepared and to consider the health and welfare of our faith communities. It is also imperative that we rely on credible sources of information in our decision-making process. The information provided is not intended to alarm, but to equip our faith communities to continue to be spaces of worship, hope and hospitality. Visit our...

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The WV Conference is sponsoring a webinar for pastors, laity and others around our state on best practices to continue to share our story with those in our church and community.  Ken Willard, our Conference director of Discipleship, Leadership and Congregational Vitality shares more below: Greetings All, Hope you and your family are staying safe and healthy. On Thursday April 2nd from 9:45am to noon, our conference will take part in...

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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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