This Week at Wesley…

Hey Wesleyanos,

I hope you had a great weekend.  Here’s what’s happening at Wesley this week (New/Highlighted events are in bold/italics):

Sunday, November 8

11 am – Worship Service at Wesley Memorial
1 pm – Prayer Partner Hike
– Meet at the Foundation at 1 pm, head to Humpback Rock for a hike, planned return time is 3:30.  Wear sturdy shoes.  Please RSVP to Joey Portzer (jcp3d) so we can ensure we have enough drivers.

6 pm – Informal Worship Service at the Wesley Foundation, followed by dinner on the town
10 pm – IM Soccer Playoffs – Meet at the Foundation at 9:30 for rides to the Park.  Bring your student ID and wear tennis shoes or cleats/shinguards if you have them.  RSVP to Annie Bailey (amb9um) if you can come and if you will be meeting at the Foundation for a ride.  Everyone is welcome!
Monday, November 9

Deborah out of the office for sermon prep and study
8 pm – Grad Group – a ministry for Graduate students, contact Amy Moses (arm8h) for more info

8 pm – Faces of Faith (Group 1), a small group for first-year undergrads, led by Matt Hunt (mrh8h) and Becca Worley (rjw5x).  We are offering two different sessions so that you may find one that best fits your schedule.

Tuesday, November 10

12:30 pm – Lunch at the Pav – Meet in Pavilion XI on the lower level of Newcomb for lunch and fellowship.  Buy lunch there or bring your own.
6:30 pm – Christian Family Tree Study – Final Meeting – Methodism – We’ll take a look at the similarities and differences among Christian denominations, learning a lot about our brothers and sisters in Christ, and learning in the process more about ourselves and the United Methodist branch of the tree.  We’ll meet in the Upper Room.

Wednesday, November 11

2-4 pm – Deborah’s drop-in office hours, Email her to meet at other times:
5-6 pm – Free, drop-in yoga class in the Living Room
6 pm – Faces of Faith (Group 2), a small group for first-year undergrads, led by Paul Pletcher (pdp3c) and Jenny Burks (jlb7cn).
8:30 pm – Methodists with Muscles, led by Annie Bailey (amb9um).  Meet in the game room, wear tennis shoes/gym attire, and bring your student ID.

Thursday, November 12

Deborah at United Ministries meeting 1-3pm
6 pm – FREE homemade dinner in the Foundation Dining Room

7 pm – FORUM: Holy Spirit, led by Deborah Lewis
8:15 pm – Faith & Film: The Matrix, led by Nina Ruhter and Matt Henderson

Friday, November 13
Deborah’s day off
Fellowship Event
Bowling – More details to follow.

Upcoming Events:
Sunday 11/15, SCC Meeting at 4:30

Special Announcements: Calling All Musicians! Interested in helping out with the music at our worship services?  Contact Music Man/Director, Ryan LaRock (rsl4gp).

Interested in our Spring Break trip? Miss the interest meetings? No worries! This year we’re headed to Washington, D.C. to work with an organization that will place us in homeless shelters, soup kitchens, and other locations for the week.  Join us for a spiritually focused week of mission work at minimal cost to you! For more information, contact Nina Ruhter (nwr2e).

To close, I wanted to offer you a piece of this week’s lectionary that I found particularly meaningful.

11Day after day every priest stands and performs his religious duties; again and again he offers the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins. 12But when this priest had offered for all time one sacrifice for sins, he sat down at the right hand of God. 13Since that time he waits for his enemies to be made his footstool, 14because by one sacrifice he has made perfect forever those who are being made holy. – Hebrews 10: 11-14

As always, Let me know if you have any questions.

Hope to see you soon!
Lauren Gilchrist (ltg6s)