This is just the first of many This Week at Wesley emails you’ll be receiving from me! I am very excited to serve as the new Wesley Foundation SCC President for the next year. I hope to see you all this week at one (or all!) of the many events Wesley has planned! Here’s what’s happening this week:
Sunday, March 21
11 am — Worship service at Wesley Memorial
4-6 pm — Wesley Foundation Day — Come out for this open house and celebration of the ministry of the Wesley Foundation. We’ve invited churches in our district to see the building, meet students, share in worship, and find out more about what the Wesley Foundation has to offer. If you’d like to help with this event, please meet at the Foundation at 3:45pm.
5 pm(**NOTE: Time Change!!**) — Informal Worship at the Wesley Foundation, followed by dinner on the town
Monday, March 22
6:30 pm — IMPACT Rally at U-Hall — The IMPACT (Interfaith Movement Promoting Action by Congregations Together) rally is a gathering of congregations, when they try to get local politicians to commit to working towards solutions for social justice problems in the Charlottesville/Albemarle area.
7:30 pm — Swole Society — Meet in the lobby of the AFC for weight lifting. We’ll be making a trip to the hot tub after lifting, so bring a swimsuit and your student ID.
Tuesday, March 23
Deborah at District Clergy Meeting and out of office for sermon prep and study
11 am – ~1:30pm — Lunch at the Pav — Meet in the back room of Pavilion XI. You can bring your own lunch or buy it there.
6 pm — Delta Force/Men’s Small Group — Led by Stephen Sholden (sks6p) and meeting in the Upper Room
8 pm — Women’s Small Groups 1 & 2 — Group 1, led by Julie Kokinos (jak6t) & Lacey Williams (lsw5eg) will be meeting in the Living room. Group 2, led by Mary Lacy Grecco (mlg7nx) & Natalie Roper (nrr2bf) will be meeting in the Cottage living room.
Wednesday, March 24
2-4 pm — Deborah’s drop-in office hours. E-mail her to meet at other times (deborahATwesleyatuva.org)
5-6 pm — FREE Drop-in Yoga class in the Living Room
7pm — Women’s Small Group 3 — Sebrell Bryant (smb5kd) & Lauren Gilchrist (ltg6s) will be leading this group in the living room of the Foundation
8:30 pm — Ultimate Frisbee IMs — Meet at the Cottage at 8:30 pm to catch a ride to the park to play. Call Annie if you’re running late so that you don’t get left behind! Bring your student ID, and wear athletic clothing. No jewelry is allowed in IM games. Come play or cheer on our team! No skills required.
Thursday, March 25
11 am — Residential Community Meeting
6 pm — FREE home-cooked dinner in the dining room
7 pm — Forum — led by Deborah
8:15 pm — Faith and Film, The Answer Man — Movie and discussion afterwards led by Deborah
Friday, March 26
Deborah’s day off
6 pm — 4th year dinner with Deborah
Saturday, March 27
8:30 am — Clean-up Day at Aldersgate UMC — Meet at the Foundation at 8:30 am for a Bodo’s breakfast and a ride over to Aldersgate UMC. We’ll be helping them do some odd jobs around the church property, including gardening. Wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty and bring a water bottle. We’ll be back around lunchtime (~12:30 or 1).
Sunday, March 28: Palm Sunday worship at Wesley Memorial at 11 am and at the Wesley Foundation at 6 pm
Let me know if you have any questions!
Becca Worley (rjw5x)
Wesley Foundation SCC President