Wesleyan District

"Disciples Making Disciples"


Just a friendly reminder that the registration deadline, for the Safe Sanctuary Training to be held on Sunday May 15th from 1-4pm at First UMC Buckhannon, is tomorrow May 6th.   Also remind your Child Protection Coordinators as well.    If you or folks from your church have already registered, thank you!  Zondra is in the office today and tomorrow 8:30 am-4pm, so, if you have questions or need to register, please feel free to contact...

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Our Wesleyan District Lay Servant Ministry course spotlight today is on the Discipleship Ministries Advanced course, Ministry with the Forgotten: Dementia through a Spiritual Lens.   This is a new Lay Servant course from Discipleship Ministries and will equip lay servants & lay ministers to lead their congregations in ministry with people with dementia and those who care for them. It will enable participants to learn about...

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Our Wesleyan District Lay Servant Ministry course spotlight today is on the Discipleship Ministries Advanced course, Storytelling.   Participants in the course will learn what constitutes a good story, discover storytelling styles, learn the techniques of effective storytelling, and practice creating stories from their experiences.   We will be offering this course at our Spring Academy this year, and it is open to anyone interested...

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The Lay Servant Ministry Committee of the Wesleyan District has released the dates and brochure for the Spring 2022 face-to-face District Lay Academy, which will be held on Saturday, April 2, 2022 on the campus of WV Wesleyan College. Jim Minutelli, director of Lay Ministry for the District, wants to invite everyone to this Spring’s Academy – “We are really excited this year to offer not only courses needed to become...

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Strong congregations require strong leaders.  Whether you are a new church leader/officer or been around the Conference for a while, join us on February 6, 2022 as we offer church training courses to help you gain the knowledge and skills you need to be an effective church leader.  Would you like to understand more about apportionments? what a local church lay leader does?  the responsibilities of a trustee?  how to ensure your church...

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Exciting news from our WVUMC Communications team!  Click on the link below to learn more! “We give thanks for the hundreds of people who stepped up and stepped into new roles in local church communications over the past two years! We also acknowledge that some people need a place to share their joys, concerns and yes frustrations with a group of others who are serving in the same roles. So – the WVUMC Communications Team...

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